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.
In a series of articles run in The Register's print magazine, NZ Retail, Sarah Dunn considers the practical realities of launching a boutique retail operation. To help visualise this, Dunn made up an imaginary retail proposition called Scribble Kitty - it's a utopian palace combining comic shop and cat cafe. In this installment, she looks at leasing from shopping centres.
The Cotton On group turned heads when it bought the Papamoa's Fashion Island shopping centre earlier this year. RCG's Paul Keane considers whether more retailers will follow.
When The Register contributor Jenny Keown visited Thailand last week, she couldn't resist a visit to one of the Thai megamalls - Terminal 21. As it turns out, this airport-themed mall has plenty of surprises.
Shoppers are willing to spend more when they know the companies they shop with are putting money into their communities, a new survey from shopping centre owner AMP Capital finds.