How brands wooed Kiwis into spending money in the name of St Valentine

  • News
  • February 15, 2016
  • StopPress Team & The Register team
How brands wooed Kiwis into spending money in the name of St Valentine

Lush Australia New Zealand used the opportunity to both post a cheeky shower photo and stand up for equal rights, profiling two of its same sex employees who are in a relationship.

Why wait until Sunday?

Posted by LUSH New Zealand on Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Our very own #lushlovestory, Thom and Mems! Read all about them here #equallove #equalrights

Posted by LUSH New Zealand on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Pak'n Save took the chance to post a few pun-laden Stickman pictures.

It's almost Valentine's Day and Stickman would love you to open up a new fridge full of food! Don't forget to enter here: Comp closes 6pm 14th February.

Posted by PAK'nSAVE on Wednesday, February 10, 2016

 Time Out wooed customers to its store through deliciously baked goods.

Animates requested photos of their customers' animals and their Valentines. 


Real Groovy paid tribute to Nicholas Cage.

Happy valentines day to our number one squeeze Nicolas Cage

Posted by Real Groovy Auckland on Saturday, February 13, 2016

Air New Zealand spread the love by urging its social media followers to “woo” it with their best pick-up lines for the chance to win a romantic getaway to Hawaii.

Woo us with your best pick up line and we might just surprise you. Comment below with your best pick up line to a...

Posted by Air New Zealand on Thursday, February 11, 2016

This follows on from its release of a heart-warming love story last week, where it reunited old wartime lovers, after 71 years apart.

Whittaker’s hinted at the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift.

Happy Valentine’s Day Chocolate Lovers :)

Posted by Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers on Saturday, February 13, 2016

Gladeye showed how people can feel the love for their brand, literally, with Vibrundies. Deep, intimate, pulsating love.

Burger Burger and Fuller’s played match makers, setting young singles up on blind dates via a campaign through Motion Sickness Studio.

Happy V day burger lovers 󾥠❤️󾥠❤󾥠❤️󾥠❤️󾥠❤️󾥠❤️󾥠 @fatandfuriousburger

Posted by Burger Burger on Saturday, February 13, 2016

Great first round of Burger Burger x Fullers, Auckland Blind Dates on Tuesday. Looking forward to round two at BATCH WINERY on Waiheke tonight!!! #ValentinesDay #Love

Posted by Burger Burger on Thursday, February 11, 2016

Lewis Road Creamery launched a Valentine’s campaign off the back of the release of its new ice cream by organising a Valentine’s Day picnic competition.

And finally, Lion Red sent into the Tangible office its own interpretation of roses in the form of a dozen Lion Reds with a pretty bow and balloon and a lovely card reading ‘Beer mine’. 

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InStyle names All Is For All’s Grace Stratton a ‘Badass Woman’

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  • July 18, 2019
  • The Register team
InStyle names All Is For All’s Grace Stratton a ‘Badass Woman’

Grace Stratton, the 20-year-old founder of specialty ecommerce site All Is For All, has been named one of 50 global Badass Women by US glossy magazine InStyle. The list includes international celebrities like Mindy Kaling and businesspeople like Stitch Fix chief executive Katrina Lake.

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Wellbeing in the workplace: Here's how its affecting your staff, and your bottom line

  • Opinion
  • July 18, 2019
  • Elly Strang
Wellbeing in the workplace: Here's how its affecting your staff, and your bottom line

Idealog editor Elly Strang recently spoke at the Magazine Publishers Association conference about the importance of wellbeing in the workplace, and the key takeaways from Wellness Month. She shares why it shouldn't be thought of as a luxury nice-to-have, like yoga classes, as research is showing it impacts on your bottom line, as well as some tips on how to create change in the workplace.

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How HomeAR is incorporating AR into architecture design

  • technology
  • July 18, 2019
  • Courtney Devereux
How HomeAR is incorporating AR into architecture design

Many people struggle to envision plans from simple 2D renders and floor plans, as without a designer's eye, filling in blanks from imagination isn’t the most reliable method when it comes to something as important as building a brand-new home or store. Reactar has launched an augmented reality-based platform, HomeAR, to counteract this, which allows users to see and engage with homes in a virtual way, making the very personal process more reliable.

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Simon West is the new chief executive of Torpedo7

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  • July 18, 2019
Simon West is the new chief executive of Torpedo7

Simon West, who has 20 years' experience leading companies like Ezibuy, has been appointed the chief executive of The Warehouse Group's outdoor retailer Torpedo7.

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Bay of Plenty D2C Saltysea opens its first store

  • Design
  • July 17, 2019
  • Sarah Dunn
Bay of Plenty D2C Saltysea opens its first store

Stephanie Saxton has been selling cheeky swimsuits and ethical activewear online out of Bay of Plenty's Athenree since 2018. She's now opened Saltysea's first bricks and mortar store, the Salty Collective.

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What the investment community thinks Kiwi businesses lead on the world stage with

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  • July 16, 2019
  • Idealog
What the investment community thinks Kiwi businesses lead on the world stage with

Every business goes through a life cycle: start-up, growth, maturity and renewal, rebirth or decline. Once you’ve made it past the juicy, creative ideation stage and into the growth and maturity stage, the time for many comes to seek investment. But what do investors look for beyond a commercial return? And what do investors think New Zealand companies excel at when compared to our neighbouring countries around the world? Executive director of the Angel Association of New Zealand Suse Reynolds shares her top tips for those who are looking for investment.

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