A new Wellington-based retail app is setting out to change the way we think of retailers and their processes by showing businesses exactly what is important to their customers.
Mark Powell, former chief executive of The Warehouse Group, has moved on from New Zealand’s largest listed retailer and into a teaching phase. Here, he discusses leadership and the importance of social responsibility.
Chocolate is one of those omnipresent and adored culinary delights we’re very fortunate to enjoy as humans. It’s also increasingly subject to a lot of bad press surrounding how it’s grown, by who, and the treatment of the people that do. Kiwi company Wellington Chocolate Factory is doing its best to improve the world of chocolate and educate consumers at the same time.
Many studies have proven that consumers care more than ever about a brand’s social responsibility when shopping, but businesses are still tentative over whether being sustainable has monetary gain. Conscious Consumers wants to show businesses how highly shoppers value ethical companies with the Good Spend Counter.