Heather McIlvaine

Heather McIlvaine, Author at Inside Retail

NZ Post reports long-term increase in online shopping post-Covid

Delivery service reveals permanent shift to e-commerce.

NZ dollar falls ahead of unemployment figures

The Kiwi fell against its US counterpart on Tuesday.

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Bunnings has opened one of its biggest stores in the country

The 15,000sqm store has opened in Westgate, with the country’s first Dream Kitchen Design Centre.

Mitre 10 tweaks loyalty program to be more customer-centric

The retailer has merged its two loyalty programs into one, and made it easier to join online and use in-store.

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Laybuy says new funds will fuel international expansion

The local buy now pay later platform is targeting further growth in the UK.

RedBalloon: Why it’s time to invest in marketing

The platform’s parent company Big Red Group has just made a major investment in marketing technology. CEO David Anderson explains why.

Baby Bunting now shipping to NZ

The Australian retailer recently opened its website to New Zealand customers.

Retailers, suppliers urged to eliminate plastic packaging

Businesses are being encouraged to switch to sustainable shipping materials.

Kathmandu offers same-day delivery from Melbourne stores, which remain open despite lockdown

Outdoor retailer partners with Uber to give customers in lockdown more delivery options.

TheMarket has doubled its range, reached over 165,000 in first year

Chief executive Justus Wilde shares key milestones from the online marketplace’s first year in business.

Job market bounces back sooner than expected

Trade Me data shows some sectors had more vacancies in June than the same month last year.

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Countdown wants to remove stigma around periods and incontinence

The supermarket has changed the way it describes products for periods and continence care.