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In bid to help businesses with rent issues, NZ govt amends Property Law Act

Landlords temporarily required to reduce rent in wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

NZ e-commerce repositions to meet government guidelines

Kiwis can only shop for essentials online in lockdown, leading many sites to reconfigure their offer.

Holiday season could see unions target retailers

Industrial relations consultancy expects increased union activity during the Christmas period.

Do: Love cannot be contained!

Hush Puppies’ Charlene Perera weighs in on the burning question of office romances.

Shoplifter arrested as police target retail crime

The arrest was made as part of a police investigation into shoplifting incidents occurring in Dunedin.

NZ Government proposes ban on single-use plastic bags

Kiwis are encouraged to provide feedback to the Government.

Commerce Commission warns Apple, charges NZSALE

Tech giant cops a stern word over possible fair trading breaches.

Retailers want crackdown on multinationals

Industry says retail sector is disadvantaged by current government tax rules.

Veritas settles with Nosh franchisee

Food and beverage investor reaches “confidential settlement”.

Retailer fined for intimidating ex-workers

Charges brought forth after Ministry investigation.

Retailers warned on Easter holiday surcharges

Commerce Commission warns retailers not to mislead consumers on holiday surcharges.

Tourism boss calls for Easter trading revamp

There are fresh calls for a united national approach to Easter trading laws – this time from the tourism sector.