Dean Blake

Dean Blake, Author at Inside Retail

Harvey Norman execs take pay cut, cancel dividend as crisis worsens

Executive team to take 20 per cent pay cut for the next three months.

Retailers shrink ranges to offer essentials through lockdown

Firewood, safety gear and plumbing equipment to be made available.

New Zealand dollar slows

The New Zealand dollar has slowed on Thursday, dropping to 58.27 US cents.

Unions call for businesses to support staff during lockdown

The Council of Trade Unions and BusinessNZ call for workforces to be maintained.

How Countdown will change in lockdown

Supermarket details the changes coming to stores amid lockdown.

Retailers see dramatic spike in spending pre-lockdown: Paymark

Spending at supermarkets rose 157 per cent on Monday.

Food retailers urged to adapt to survive isolated customers

Food retailers are being urged to adapt to survive the social isolation measures Kiwis are taking on.

The Warehouse Group H1 profit impacted by transformation costs

Net profit after tax dipped 20 per cent to $29.9 million during the first half.

Retailers react to online price gouging, panic buying

Trade Me enacts new emergency policy, and Countdown urges shoppers to be thoughtful.

Kathmandu initiates pandemic plan on falling footfall, overseas closures

Travel-wear business to reduce operating expenses and labour costs.

Flatten the curve: The retailers shutting up shop for public safety

With the spread of coronavirus ramping up, some retailers are intentionally ramping down.

Tech behind Amazon Go now available to any retailer

Amazon is licensing out its ‘just walk out’ technology.