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Alibaba brings ‘New Retail’ Down Under

E-commerce giant bridges online and offline worlds with local pop-ups.


Aussie period-proof undies brand takes on Europe

Online firm launches abroad.

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Retail card spending growth slows in Feb

Subdued spending in most retail categories as groceries and liquor fall.


Luxury goes mobile, Worldpay research shows

Shoppers in emerging economies want a personalised shopping service on smartphones.


DealsDirect parent reduces first-half losses

Local operations drive positive result for e-commerce company.

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Zara to launch online in New Zealand

Global fashion chain to diversify local offering.


Showpo considers Amazon deal

Online fast fashion retailer Showpo may sign onto a partnership with Amazon in the US to build its emerging presence overseas.

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Super Retail Group adds $135m Kiwi brand to portfolio

Specialty retailer to consolidate outdoors division, as group’s H1 profit declines.


Independent expert gives Billabong takeover green light

Financial firm says deal is “fair and reasonable”.

Businessman drawing social media connection scheme on glass wind

Company heads split on AI business case

Retail leaders unsure over the future of human and machine partnerships.


Foodstuffs to trial ‘checkout trolley’ tech

New Zealanders to be the first in the world to trial new artificial intelligence technology.

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JB Hi-Fi gets holiday boost, NZ venture rebounding

Electronics retailer “begins to realise the benefits” post-acquisition of key rival.

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