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22 December 2020

 
 

A bicycle retailer’s experience in 2020

 
 

Karl Murray named his bike store Rouleur Cycles after the French word for a “strong worker type cyclist” when he moved from a bike fit studio to a retail model five years ago. And this year Murray has discovered the strength of the bicycle retail industry, albeit operating amid a global pandemic. Murray explains that […]

 
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  INDUSTRY INSIGHT
 
  December 22, 2020
 
  The Register
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 

Ola turns to retail with the launch of its electric-mopeds

 
 

Rideshare platform Ola has moved into manufacturing and will be selling electric mopeds (scooters) to eco-conscious Kiwis next year. Ola’s electric scooters will help support the Government’s goal of on-roading 64,000 new electric vehicles by the end of 2021, while also helping the public sector become carbon neutral by 2025. The scooter initiative is a […]

 
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  NEWS
 
  December 21, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
 
 

Retail NZ launches new digital hub

 
 

Retail NZ has launched a new home for all things retail via its new digital hub at www.retail.kiwi. “The new hub is the home of everything you need to know about retail in New Zealand, and includes research and benchmarking data and much greater connectivity with the Register,” says Retail NZ’s chief executive Greg Harford.  “A […]

 
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  NEWS
 
  December 21, 2020
 
  Retail NZ
 
 
 
 
 
 

David Jones masters the art of Christmas 2020 with Selfie Santa

 
 

With over 180 Christmases behind its belt, David Jones continues to master the art of celebrating the festive season. Following the events of the year, David Jones has changed up what the ‘traditional’ Santa photo usually looks like. Selfie Santa and his Social Distancing Elves are roaming stores with an oversized Christmas Bon-Bon, ready for […]

 
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  NEWS
 
  December 21, 2020
 
  Hemma Vara
 
 
 
 

How will Pantone’s 2021 colour predictions affect retail?

 
 

Pantone, the ‘global authority of colour’, has predicted English Yellow and Chicago Grey as the colours of 2021. But how does the company go about predicting these colours, and what does this mean for Retail? The Register talks to artist and author Annie Sloan about how she sees the chosen colours replicated across brands. How […]

 
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  OPINION
 
  December 21, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
FROM THE ICG BUSINESS NETWORK
 
 
Rise Up competition champions female entrepreneurship in Aotearoa
 

Rise Up competition champions female entrepreneurship in Aotearoa

 
 
 
 
A-Malfy Coast meets Oriental Parade with oOh!’s special build
 

A-Malfy Coast meets Oriental Parade with oOh!’s special build

 
 
 
 
Megan Clark Cook of Wunderman Thompson
 

Megan Clark Cook of Wunderman Thompson