Heather McIlvaine

Heather McIlvaine, Author at Inside Retail

Countdown employees given Woolworths Group shares

Over 14,000 Countdown workers will get a stake in the supermarket’s parent company.

PAS Group enters voluntary administration in attempt to restructure

Review owner hopes to restructure and continue to operate into the future.

Adidas and Allbirds team up to make lowest carbon footprint shoe yet

Brands will open the doors to each other’s suite of sustainable innovations to set a new industry standard.

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New online mall spotlights Māori businesses

Hokohoko currently features products from 23 businesses.

Image of The Iconic's 100 per cent recylced delivery satchels

The Iconic switches to 100 per cent recycled delivery satchels

Online fashion giant marks another milestone in its ambitious sustainability plan.

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Iconic Aussie kaftan brand Camilla launches dedicated NZ site

Fashion brand expands international presence.

Business advocacy group launches online directory for local retailers

A new website is shining a spotlight on local retailers and making it easier for consumers to find and support them as the lockdown continues to ease in New Zealand. ShopKiwi lists local businesses by category and links to their website and social media accou…

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Retailers reopen with range of safety measures in place

Move to Alert Level 2 allows retailers, cafes and other businesses to trade.

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Lockdown could cost Auckland CBD $3.1 billion by 2021

Huge impact of COVID-19 could spark a new wave of support for local businesses.

Countdown owner lifts food sales in Q3

Supermarket chain benefits from pantry stocking during pandemic.

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Accent Group expects online uptick to last

Footwear giant says average daily online sales quadrupled during shutdown.

Screenshot of King Living's virtual showroom.

King Living opens virutal showroom

Furniture retailer launches immersive, interactive online shopping experience.