The Reserve Bank and the Government are performing a delicate balancing act. The latest Retail Trade Survey outstripped even the most bullish of expectations, with retail volumes rising 2.7 percent in the March quarter, the fastest growth since 2006.
Associate professor of retail management at Massey University, Dr Jonathan Elms, shares his expert opinion on the importance of innovation as part of Jessy Edwards's series, The Innovators.
Technology is rapidly changing the retail industry as a whole. Jessy Edwards speaks with established companies and nimble up-and-comers who see opportunities amidst the chaos, and looks into what the future might hold. Trade Me head of product Trent Mankelow talked about what it means