Twenty-two years ago, Fiona de Barre started her first job in retail, aged 17. The self-proclaimed ‘lifer’ had a baby daughter to support and decided she didn’t want to become another teenage mother statistic. The answer was retail.
Everybody knows that the only way to get ahead is to push yourself, but is it really as simple as feeling the fear and doing it anyway? The Register editor Sarah Dunn muses on achievement and personal development.
Parking is vital to central-city retailers. As part of an in-depth study of Auckland's new Unitary Plan, we looked at how the plan will impact parking for retailers.
The lack of specialty chocolate shops in Westfield shopping centres has led RCG's Paul Keane to wonder if Scentre Group has lost ground to other shopping centres.
New stores like H&M and Zara will bring an increased volume of shoppers. Other stores, such as supermarkets, are also feeling the impact of New Zealand's rising population. RCG's Paul Keane asks, can retailers' facilities hold up under the strain?