The sugar tax debate has been a subject of nationwide discussion this week. The executive chairman of property, design and research specialist agency RCG, Paul Keane discusses the effect of a sugar tax on commercial businesses, and the sale of two key retail properties.
Sephora is a French chain of cosmetics stores that is in 30 countries. It generated over US$4 billion in revenue as of 2013. Hotfoot chief executive Juanita Neville-Te Rito explores what makes it such a powerhouse in the world of retail today.
Deanna Yang is the founder of Moustache, a former milk-and-cookie bar turned milk-and-cookie bus. She shares her experience of being a New-Zealand born woman of Asian descent in Auckland who started up a business at the age of 21.
The Easter weekend came and went, and while some shops opened if they had the choice, others didn't. The executive chairman of property, design and research specialist agency RCG, Paul Keane takes a look at the arguments for and against making a sweeping change to the Easter trading laws across the board.
The executive chairman of property, design and research specialist agency RCG, Paul Keane, says despite all the discussion in the media, there's no reason to panic about the NorthWest Shopping centre just yet. This is because most new malls have a honeymoon phase that dies down, followed by growing pains, he says.