The results are in for consumer expenditure over the Christmas period in New Zealand and many of the predictions made proved accurate. Consumer spending was up on 2015, and retailers reaped the benefits.
And just like that, 2016 is nearly over. As always, it’s been a riotously busy year in retail, and The Register’s posted nearly 900 stories as our team attempts to keep up. As editor Sarah Dunn packed up her workstation and headed for the beach,
There's a new sculpture more than 10 metres tall sitting in Auckland's Aotea Square. And it's made of Lego - more than 500,000 pieces of them to be precise.
Today's the day most of New Zealand cracked into their advent calendars and celebrated December 1 with a chocolate treat. Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) has launched the seventh edition of its Wondrous Wellington Advent Calendar, counting down the days till Santa arrives with
In the US, the traditional function of the Black Friday shopping extravaganza is to get consumers warmed up for a hearty few weeks of Christmas spending. It seems that this year, Black Friday has been eclipsed by its upstart Chinese cousin, Singles’ Day on November