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24 November 2020

 
 

The brands that aren’t slashing their prices for Black Friday: here’s why

 
 

Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, but it sometimes signifies a week, or even a month, for large discounts and frenzied sales worldwide. New Zealand is not immune to the now global retail craze. Kiwi shoppers spent $100 million more on Black Friday in 2019 than they did on Boxing Day in the same […]

 
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  OPINION
 
  November 23, 2020
 
  Hemma Vara
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 

Survival of the fittest: Will Christmas be the last shot for SMEs?

 
 

After what has been a fairly stressful year, Christmas shopping could be ‘make or break’ for retailers. Support from consumers this holiday season is going to be needed more than ever with American Express research showing that for almost one-third of small business owners, a successful festive trading season could spell the difference between surviving […]

 
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  INDUSTRY INSIGHT
 
  November 24, 2020
 
  The Register
 
 
 
 
 
 

How to step up and thrive as a fearless female leader

 
 

The Register talks to Mandy Tomlinson, general manager retail at Overland Footwear Group, about the key issues for women in retail and how to overcome them. The biggest challenge affecting female business leaders is overcoming the “fear of not being liked”, says Tomlinson. Leading a team conflicts with the desire to be a people-pleaser as […]

 
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  INDUSTRY INSIGHT
 
  November 24, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
 
 

Britomart welcomes Vodafone flagship store

 
 

Auckland’s Britomart precinct has recently welcomed a Vodafone flagship store, equipped with the latest devices and a team of local advisors ready to greet customers. Although the events of this year have lead many consumers to shop online, Vodafone’s chief consumer officer Carolyn Luey, says the company still sees an important role for physical retail […]

 
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  NEWS
 
  November 23, 2020
 
  The Register
 
 
 
 
 

Retail Tips: Stand out from the crowd this Black Friday

 
 

With Black Friday being the biggest day for spending in New Zealand, here are some tips to get your Black Friday promotions noticed by your customer base:  Timing is everything, with some brands having already launched their Black Friday promotional deals. Will you have a one-day or weekend sale to maximise customer spend, or will […]

 
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  OPINION
 
  November 24, 2020
 
  Hemma Vara
 
 
   
FROM THE ICG BUSINESS NETWORK
 
 
Kiwi businesswomen shine in Forbes 30 under 30
 

Kiwi businesswomen shine in Forbes 30 under 30

 
 
 
 
The Attention Seeker team expands with two new hires
 

The Attention Seeker team expands with two new hires

 
 
 
 
Branding for Good
 

Branding for Good