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Michael Hill appoints new CEO

Jewellery chain looks in-house after long global search for replacement.

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More mergers and takeovers predicted

Cheap capital and private equity firms flush with funds to spark activity in country.


Jeanswest launches African collection

Fashion retailer engages local businesses in Ghana to produce new range.


NZ’s largest retailer whittles down divisions

Country’s biggest listed retailer wants to strip out “significant cost” by cutting duplication across the groups.


Amazon to open cashier-less store

E-commerce giant to launch hi-tech checkout-free store.


Flight Centre offers lifeline to outgoing Pumpkin Patch employees

Travel retailer offers fast-tracked hiring process for outgoing Pumpkin Patch employees.


Pumpkin Patch’s botched insurance payments

Receiver for failed retailer says it doesn’t intend to correct lapsed insurance cover.


Hallenstein Glasson CEO to step down

Clothing retailer CEO to retire after 45 year association with company.


Writing on the wall for Pumpkin Patch

Childrenswear retailer appoints administrators.


Pumpkin Patch in dire straits

Childrenswear retailer loss widens as sales slide, debt mounts.

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Michael Hill forks out big to end tax battle

Jewellery retailer spends big dollars to end long running battle with NZ revenue department.


Kids’ brand expanding NZ footprint

Sleepwear brand worn by ‘celebrity children’ expands NZ distribution footprint.

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