The Warehouse Group has just launched a new marketplace-style ecommerce platform called TheMarket. NZ Retail and The Register editor and associate publisher Sarah Dunn considers how much innovation it offers, and what it says about the future of retail.
NZ Retail and The Register's editor and associate publisher, Sarah Dunn, feels the middle of the year is a much better time than the beginning to assess what’s happening across any industry. So, here’s 11 predictions she's made for the next 12 months in New Zealand retail.
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.
As the heart and soul of retailing further evolves, stores and the essence of shopping will continue to morph in unimaginable ways. However, amidst the storm of change, there is one aspect of shopping that remains pure, constant and motivational – the aspirational moment. Anne Kong, member of the GIA expert jury, shares her thoughts.
Wendy Thompson is the founder and CEO of the successful social media marketing agency Socialites, and has 16 years digital marketing experience in some of New Zealand's top advertising agencies. However. that doesn't mean she hasn't made her fair share of mistakes in her career. Here, in her typically colourful way, she shares four mistakes she's learnt from all her years in business – and the important lessons she learnt from them.