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Retailers let loose at The Retail Hotlist 2018

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  • June 8, 2018
  • The Register team
Retailers let loose at The Retail Hotlist 2018

Hundreds of retailers from SMEs to corporates gathered at Fresh Factory on Wednesday night to celebrate their industry at The Register and NZ Retail’s first event, The Retail Hotlist. Read on for the winners list… and pictures.

The night saw our 16 categories explore the best in retail from fit-outs, ecommerce experiences, inspiring individuals and more. See below for the full list of both People’s Choice and Judges’ Choice winners.

If you’re a winner and you’d like an image of yourself receiving your award, please get in touch with us via editor@theregister.co.nz.
 

Bricks and mortar section

Hottest in-store experience

People’s Choice: Global Baby 

Judges’ Choice: Unity Books

Hottest retail development

People’s Choice: Tauranga Crossing

Judges’ Choice: Ponsonby Central

Hottest pop-up store

People’s Choice: Coco’s Cantina + Allbirds

Judges’ Choice: Coco’s Cantina + Allbirds

Hottest retail fit-out

People’s Choice: Deadly Ponies

Judges’ Choice: Garage Project Kingsland

Hottest retail concept

People’s Choice: Barkers Groom Room

Judges’ Choice: Whoa! Studios


Marketing and growth section

Hottest market entry

People’s Choice: Krispy Kreme

Judges’ Choice: Chemist Warehouse

Hottest marketing campaign

People’s Choice: New Worlds Little Garden

Judges’ Choice: New Worlds Little Garden

Most creative retail brand

People’s Choice: Moustache Milk and Cookie Bar

Judges’ Choice: Allbirds

Ecommerce section

Hottest ecommerce experience

People’s Choice: Adult Toy Mega Store

Judges’ Choice: Trade Me

Hottest ecommerce launch

People’s Choice: Freedom Furniture

Judges’ Choice: Uber Eats

Hottest subscription model

People’s Choice: No Ugly Wellness Tonic

Judges’ Choice: Smart Ass

Hottest ecommerce concept

People’s Choice: Not Socks

Judges’ Choice: Freedom Kids

Individual Awards

Most influential in retail

People’s Choice: James and Janene Draper, Farro Fresh

Judges’ Choice: Cecilia Robinson, My Food Bag

Retail visionary award

People’s Choice: Pete Cullinane, Lewis Road

Judges’ Choice: James Denton, Goodfor

Best provincial retailer

People’s Choice: Volume, Nelson

Judges’ Choice: Blackbird Goods, Napier

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First Aid Pod aims to give privacy to those in need

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  • June 20, 2018
  • Elly Strang
First Aid Pod aims to give privacy to those in need

If you’ve ever been involved in an emergency in a public space, you’ll know that privacy is often desired for both the person under duress and the first aid responder trying to help. Three Dunedin retail workers had seen it happen all too often, so they’ve created the First Aid Pod – a pop-up tent that provides shelter and all the medical gear necessary to deal with such a situation.

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