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Read it again: Best of The Register’s staff management stories

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  • January 13, 2020
  • The Register team
 Read it again: Best of The Register’s staff management stories

Our ‘Retail rogues’ story from 2015 is an oldie but a goodie. In it, Jai Brietnauer identified five main types of tricky employee, and asked a panel of experts how to get the best out of them. 

Retail rogues: Training difficult employees.

Retail rogues: A rogues’ gallery.

This column about how a staff member copes with obsessive-compulsive disorder will give managers an insight into how team members with mental health issues can successfully contribute, and here’s some guidance on attracting more Maori and Pasifika staff into your team.

We loved the way Auckland resale store Tatty’s centred its beautiful staff in a campaign during 2018. Lush did the same, with a Pride twist, and Merchant 1948 also put its staff front and centre the previous year.

Lastly, here’s some solid advice on supporting your staff. Keep an eye on their wellbeing while it’s busy this festive season – if they’re not happy, they won’t be putting their best foot forward for your brand.

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Read it again: Best of The Register’s retail fit-out stories

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  • January 20, 2020
  • The Register team
Read it again: Best of The Register’s retail fit-out stories

While you’re working through the summer break, we’re providing some reading material from our archives to keep you busy. This time, we’re looking at top fit-outs and premises.

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2020 vision: Tairāwhiti Gisborne in retail

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  • January 16, 2020
  • Rachel Helyer Donaldson
2020 vision: Tairāwhiti Gisborne in retail

We're looking at seven regional centres as part of a series considering how regional retailers will perform in 2020. In part five of the series, it's time to examine Tairāwhiti Gisborne.

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2020 vision: Retailing in Napier and Hastings today

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  • January 15, 2020
  • Rachel Helyer Donaldson
2020 vision: Retailing in Napier and Hastings today

Part four of our series on regional retailers brings us to Napier and Hastings. We profile several local retailers to get an idea of their towns' struggles and successes.

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2020 vision: What's in store for Palmerston North

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  • January 9, 2020
  • Rachel Helyer Donaldson
2020 vision: What's in store for Palmerston North

We're looking at seven regional centres as part of a series considering how regional retailers will perform in 2020. Today, it's Palmerston North's turn.

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2020 vision: The outlook for Timaru and Ōamaru

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  • January 7, 2020
  • Rachel Helyer Donaldson
2020 vision: The outlook for Timaru and Ōamaru

In part two of a series looking at what the next decade have in store for regional retailers, we profile some retailers in Timaru and Ōamaru.

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Read it again: Top retail longreads of 2019

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  • January 6, 2020
  • The Register team
Read it again: Top retail longreads of 2019

Over the summer, the NZ Retail and The Register team is sharing some of our best stories from 2019. Here’s our favourite longreads for your browsing pleasure – just click the headings.

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