There’s a war brewing in the office supplies industry. A Post-it note war. It started with the creation of an Angry Birds character on the window of OfficeMax’s head office, and was swiftly answered with a Warehouse Stationery-branded Pacman tribute. Paper Plus has now been drawn in. This could get ugly.
The Warehouse Group has triumphantly scooped up Retail Employer of the Year in two categories. The Warehouse won the title in the large category for the fourth year in a row, while Warehouse Stationery won the middle category for the third year in a row. Apparel retailer Jeanswest is also celebrating a winning streak, winning the small category for a second year in a row.
Several retailers including Warehouse Stationery, Flight Centre and Trade Me, have made the finalists in the annual IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Survey and Awards for 2015. The results were announced on Friday – more than 30,000 employees from 193 New Zealand organisations took part. Forty one workplaces made the finals.
Big data is confusing but there are ways into it, says The Warehouse Group business manager – loyalty, Nathalie Moolenschot. She spoke at Vend’s breakfast workshop for retailers, which was held last week in Remuera.
Warehouse Stationery Royal Oak won the Overall Regional Supreme Award for the Upper North Island in a ceremony at Auckland’s SkyCity last night. The team also won the National Multi-Store category and was runner up in Multi-Store Omnichannel.