The latest trend among retailers and consumers fits in with the latest political movement and so called ‘social media craze’: gender fluidity and non-binary presentation. For retailers selling childrens' products, in practice this means selling items which aren't just blue for boys and pink for
Window shopping no longer exclusively means taking a stroll down the high street. Indexed is a new digital shopfront that lets shoppers peruse different New Zealand brands all in one place.
The fall of corporate booksellers like Borders has allowed passionate independents to rise from the ashes, says the founder of a new bookshop soon to open in Nelson. After many years at the much-beloved Page & Blackmore, Stella Chrysostomou has set up Volume on Church
Three quarters of Millennials would like to shop locally when they go online, says new research from the Australian Retailers Association. A new website called Shop Small aims to grant this wish by presenting Kiwi SME retailers’ goods on a single platform, making it easier
Footwear designer Gustavia Lui has been issued an invitation for the retail opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to pitch a supply deal to one of America’s biggest online shoe retailers, Zappos, in person. But there’s a catch. They need her to be there in
A Kiwi jeweller who has created collections for major department stores and fashion labels in New York has returned home and set up shop in Nelson – and her latest project is all about raising exposure for the humble bee.
It seems a counterintuitive move to distance your business from the high foot traffic and centrally located spaces within a city or town. However, with a unique offering and strategic suburban location, food and beverage operators appear to be thriving.
Cake shops seem to be having a moment. Kate Marinkovich opened her café Tomboy in Mt Victoria, Wellington on Tuesday, offering a mouth-watering selection of pretty cakes, amongst other culinary delights. The Register spoke with Marinkovich at the end of her second day in business.