Australian footwear and apparel retailer R.M.Williams is best known for its handmade ankle boots, but it’s now expanding its Antipodean appeal across the globe. Sarah Dunn introduces its first Wellington store.
The past year has seen a number of international retailers either express interest in or enter New Zealand. As our only significant neighbour, Australia is uniquely positioned to utilise our market, supported by the soon-to-open David Jones store in Wellington.
Our Retail Yearbook series explores retail's biggest moments from 2015 and looks forward into the new year. Hotfoot chief executive Juanita Neville-Te Rito considers the retail landscape.
The executive chairman of property, design and research specialist agency RCG, Paul Keane, talks about the recent international brands that have entered the market, such as H&M, and what those in property can do to secure one.