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Instagram expands shopping functions

New features help users buy products they see on social media.

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Walmart updates guidance after strong quarterly results

Retailer reports a 43 per cent jump in e-commerce.

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Havaianas opens first retail store in New Zealand

Footwear brand lands in Auckland’s Britomart shopping centre.

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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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NZ dollar strengthens

Kiwi rises against US counterpart.

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Kathmandu improves worker conditions using WeChat

Mobile app provides a direct line of communication with factory workers.

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Macy’s, Facebook bring e-commerce brands to life with pop-up market

US department store chain gives floor space to online-only brands.

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Millennials driving focus on health at Countdown

Supermarket tailors its product range to suit younger consumers’ tastes.

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Almost half of NZ businesses “not prepared” for data breaches

Businesses ill-equipped to keep remote workers’ data secure.

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Nespresso hints at upcoming Christchurch boutique

Coffee retailer opens Sydney flagship amidst international growth.

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Consumer confidence slips under historical average

Consumers increasingly pessimistic about future conditions.

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NZ dollar rises

Kiwi climbs against US counterpart.

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Amazon selects New York, Virginia for new headquarters

Global e-commerce giant reveals locations of new US headquarters.

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E-commerce company flexes muscles, while others falter.

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

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Goodwear admits to insufficient warning labels

Fashion provider failed to provide sufficient labelling.

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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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Amazon selects New York, Virginia for new headquarters

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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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