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Commercial Bay opens after several delays

The $690 million retail centre and hospitality development has been unveiled today.

The Warehouse Group to cut 130 head office roles, close 6 stores

Retail giant accelerates changes in wake of COVID-19.

Hallenstein says it will continue to invest in its online business

Clothing retailer announces phased opening of all stores starting tomorrow, May 14.

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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.


Restaurants flout social distancing rules as in-store service returns

Union slams industry for “compromising safety for profit”.

Retail NZ petitions Government to let retailers open doors where safe

Not all stores require close quarters, Retail NZ argues.

Burger King NZ owner to sell business after lockdown lifts

The group that owns the Burger King NZ franchise has been placed in receivership.

Kathmandu looks to reduce costs amid health crisis

The retailer is standing down store staff, renegotiating rents, cancelling inventory and more.

NZ e-commerce repositions to meet government guidelines

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

The Warehouse Group H1 profit impacted by transformation costs

Net profit after tax dipped 20 per cent to $29.9 million during the first half.

Retail NZ calls for more help for big business

Retail trade association Retail NZ has welcomed the government’s $12.1 billion stimulus package, but says it doesn’t do enough to support big retail businesses. The package includes $5 billion in support for businesses, including wage and leave subsidies for …

Kathmandu initiates pandemic plan on falling footfall, overseas closures

Travel-wear business to reduce operating expenses and labour costs.