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Michael Hill’s marketing, promotions helped boost holiday sales

Jewellery retailer lifts sales with strong Christmas trading.

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How Kathmandu turns bottles into bags

Retailer has recycled millions of plastic bottles.

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Ikea to open first NZ store in Auckland

Global furniture chain to open a pop-up store prior to the store opening.

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Shopping malls, convention centres drive commercial building consents

Commercial consents rise in the year ending November 2018.

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Warehouse Group posts ‘encouraging’ sales for the quarter

Retailer posts improved margins at core chain and stationery outlets.

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Atmosphere drives bricks-and-mortar

Music, scent and engaging visuals all impact the customer experience.

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H&M announces third Auckland store

Fashion brand expects new store to open in Autumn 2019.

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From false optimism to moments of honesty: The Big Show wrap-up

Three truths from NRF’s 2019 event.

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NZ dollar slides

Kiwi falls against US counterpart.

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NZ dollar rises

The New Zealand dollar rose against the greenback over the weekend.

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RFG issues trading halt amid asset sale speculation

Struggling retailer continues to explore recapitalisation options.

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The relationship between online and physical retail? It’s complicated.

What we can glean from the past Christmas trading season.

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NRF 2019: What to expect from this year’s Big Show

Retail Oasis’s Pippa Kulmar shares her first impressions.

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Starbucks opens largest coffee destination in Southeast Asia

Coffee retailer opens 1800sqm coffee sanctuary.

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ACC invests $22m to keep New Zealand businesses safe

Subsidies will assist with training, investment in equipment and professional ad…

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The pros and cons of free product samples

Should retailers follow Amazon’s example to offer free product samples?

Amazon shares to jump 20 per cent in 2019

Analyst predicts bumper year for online marketplace.

MySale Group warns of revenue dip in peak trading period

Online retailer says GST change proved challenging.

Trade Me acquired by private equity firm

Apax Partners have valued the business at $2.56 billion.

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Should retailers be allowed to open on Easter Sunday?

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H&M announces third Auckland store

Fashion brand expects new store to open in Autumn 2019.

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H&M launches gender neutral collection

Fashion giant teams up with Swedish streetwear brand.

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Trading environment remains tough in ANZ, Hallenstein CEO says

Retailer’s sales jump in first 17 weeks of the financial yea…

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Hallenstein Glasson sees profit increase 58.4 per cent

Fashion retailer sees digital sales increase 63.6 per cent.

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Amazon selects New York, Virginia for new headquarters

Global e-commerce giant reveals locations of new US headquar…

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Historic Auckland site to be redeveloped

The building will serve as the hub of a $20 million redevelo…

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Steinhoff gains 100 per cent creditor support

Steinhoff International restructuring plan continues.

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Steinhoff completes sale of Kika-Leiner

Steinhoff given clearance by Austrian competition authoritie…

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