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Amazon moves into food with range of pantry staples

Online marketplace continues expansion into new categories down under.


Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

The billionaire started Microsoft with high school friend, Bill Gates.

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Countdown stores now plastic-bag free

Supermarket chain phases out single use plastic bags.


McDonald’s NZ to trial carbon fibre straws

Fast food giant to trial fibre-based straws in some of its restaurants in NZ before the en…

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Cotton On launches on The Iconic

This marks the first third-party wholesale partnership for Cotton On Group.

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NZ dollar rises

Kiwi rises against the greenback.

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Fast Retailing profit soars as Uniqlo Asia booms

Fast Retailing profit rose 34 per cent to $2.96 billion in the year to August.


Caltex CFO retires

Hepworth will remain in the role until mid-2019.

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Michael Hill posts drop in first quarter sales

Jewellery chain’s sales drop for the quarter as it restructures its business.

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NZ dollar unchanged

Kiwi stays steady against the greenback.


Sears files for bankruptcy amid struggling sales

The long struggling retailer files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in an effort to sav…

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Kathmandu to open new flagship store in Christchurch

Travel and adventure brand selects “very visible and accessible” site.


Adairs shifts focus to larger format stores

Bedding retailer to focus on new categories, larger stores and online.


Ikea unveils FY19 expansion plans

Global furniture retailer looks to enter the South American market.


Harvey Norman shells out $7.8 million for struggling franchisee

The role franchisees play within big retail networks now under review.

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The Iconic extends sale after orders increase 400 per cent

Online fashion retailer extends successful anniversary sale.

The Iconic marks seven years in e-commerce

Customers now spend twice as much time shopping online as they did in 2011.

Omnichannel shoppers punch above their weight, research finds

Half of all transactions in APAC now occur on mobile devices.

NZSALE sentenced for selling unsafe nightwear

Online retailer fined NZ$74,000 for failing to comply with safety standards.

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Hallenstein Glasson sees profit increase 58.4 per cent

Fashion retailer sees digital sales increase 63.6 per cent.


H&M sales rise during third quarter, despite logistics hitches

Global H&M sales rose 9 per cent during the third quarte…

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Goodwear admits to insufficient warning labels

Fashion provider failed to provide sufficient labelling.


Zara owner Inditex to make all brands available online by 2020

Clothing retailer says it would sell products from all its b…


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Historic Auckland site to be redeveloped

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


Steinhoff gains 100 per cent creditor support

Steinhoff International restructuring plan continues.


Steinhoff completes sale of Kika-Leiner

Steinhoff given clearance by Austrian competition authoritie…


Steinhoff International sells property assets

Consideration for Steinhoff’s operating companies was “nomin…


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