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Not all retailers feel spending recovery: RetailNZ

Retail sales are up, but certain segments are missing out.

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

Delivery service reveals permanent shift to e-commerce.

More New Zealand workers underutilised in June, though unemployment falls

Underemployment grows to 12 per cent in June, as more employee hours are cut following the Covid-19 lockdown.

Nido to open new café in recently opened store

The cafe will allow visitors to fuel up during long visits at the 27,000sqm furniture store.

Balabala: Child’s play

A peek inside the brand-new store concept for Chinese kidswear brand Balabala.

Virtuous or virtue signalling?

With brands increasingly making statements on social issues, what’s the best way to instil genuine change and communicate that to customers?

Retail body welcomes reduction in card fees

Mastercard and Visa are reducing some of the fees they charge merchants to accept contactless payments.

Briscoe braces for long-term impact of Covid-19

Homewares and sporting goods retailer posts lift in second quarter sales.

Fashion’s new world order

From dealing with the supply chain to forecasting future trends, clever players within the fashion industry are using technology to navigate the new world.

We need to talk about private label

For too long, retailers have neglected their own brands and underestimated their ability to boost their businesses.

Best foot forward: Why Havaianas is expanding in Asia

Over the last two years, the Brazilian brand has opened 100 new stores in the region, and more are in the works.

Plant-based food is having a moment right now

Why this new product category is taking off, and what it means for retail.