Dean Blake

Dean Blake, Author at Inside Retail

The Iconic, Accent Group discuss what’s next in customer obsession

Retail leaders discuss how to get ahead of customer expectations.

New Zealand should embrace disruptive tech: Productivity Commission

Draft report finds widespread disruption isn’t here yet.

H&M announces second Christchurch store to open in November

Fashion retailer to expand into Westfield Riccarton Shopping Centre.

Poll: Does your business help staff upskill?

Several retailers are now offering learning opportunities for staff. Do you?

Card spending jumps in August

Retail card spending enjoys largest jump since January 2019.

“You have to focus on what customers want”: eBay, 20 years later

EBay managing director talks the responsibility of helping retailers grow.

Countdown cuts off kids’ access to energy drinks

Supermarket takes aim at childhood obesity in New Zealand.

Ecostore targets carbon neutrality by end of 2019

Brand sets ambitious goal and encourages others to follow suit.

Walmart cuts back ammunition sales, won’t sell handguns

Department store CEO takes a stand against gun laws in United States.

Harvey Norman delivers record sales in New Zealand

Margin pressure and operating expenses drop profit 6 per cent.

Retail Food Group repositioning after profit halves

Franchisor hit by impairment and restructuring costs.

David Jones profit almost halves in FY19

Poor trading conditions and ongoing refurbishment weigh on department store.

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