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Allbirds expands beyond shoes and socks

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Property

Kiwi Property charts traffic recovery across shopping centres

The firm’s average pedestrian count rebounded to 1 per cent …

Kikki.K appoints voluntary administrators amid “perfect storm”

The latest in a long line of struggling retailers makes the …

Scentre Group profit almost halves, shares tumble

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Kiwi Property achieves highest accessibility accreditation

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