After 20 years occupying the same space, Wellington jeweller The Village Goldsmith has been given a shakeup. The shop has been refitted and expanded to be nearly three times the size to accommodate the surge in international business. We chatted with founder Ian Douglas and CEO Chris Benham about the reasons behind the re-fit.
Cats and coffee may seem like a strange combination, but it’s been a recipe for success for New Zealand’s first cat cafe, The Cat Lounge. Elly Strang paid it a visit to see how it all came together.
As the travel industry booms in New Zealand, the company behind some of the country’s most well known travel stores has undergone a major rebrand. Formerly Stella Travel Services, helloworld is the new face for 50 of its stores nationwide. The rebrand also includes an instore “refresh” programme.
Huckleberry Farms wants more shoppers to go au naturel with their food choices. The company, which specialises in organic food, has launched a new series of stores called Huckleberry which bring back the local corner store to the neighbourhood
Glassons Albany has a new look store that splits the shop into aisles rather than its traditional wide open space. Glassons CEO Graeme Popplewell says the updated layout makes stores easier to navigate and more intelligent in the way they showcase product. Plus – we take a look at Hallenstein Glasson’s latest financial results.