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Books & stationery

Shore City secures long-term Farmers renewal, new Whitcoulls
The entrance to Shore City in Takapuna.

Shore City secures long-term Farmers renewal, new Whitcoulls

Shore City, the North Shore of Auckland’s original major shopping centre, has secured a 15-year lease renewal from anchor tenant Farmers, and is welcoming back bookseller Whitcoulls as a major tenant. &nb...
Wardini Books named New Zealand’s best book store
Smiggle owner to expand e-commerce presence in NZ
Bunnings and Officeworks drive “solid” full-year results at Wesfarmers
Stationery chain kikki.K closes all seven NZ stores

Books & stationery Archives

Wardini Books

Wardini Books named New Zealand’s best book store

Hawkes Bay’s bookstore Wardini Books has won the Nielsen Bookshop of the Year title for 2020.
Shore City Takapuna

Shore City secures long-term Farmers renewal, new Whitcoulls

Shore City, the North Shore of Auckland’s original major shopping centre, has secured a 15-year lease renewal from ancho...

Bunnings and Officeworks drive “solid” full-year results at Wesfarmers

The company's retail division benefited from the uptick in spending on home tech and DIY.

Stationery chain kikki.K closes all seven NZ stores

Australia-based stationery business closes all stores in New Zealand, axes staff.

Clothing retailers, bookstores, restaurants among financial losers of lockdown

Overall spending shows improvement in COVID-19 Alert Level 2.

Kikki.K appoints voluntary administrators amid “perfect storm”

The latest in a long line of struggling retailers makes the call.

Kikki.K appoints voluntary administrators amid “perfect storm”

The latest in a long line of struggling retailers makes the call.

Smiggle owner to expand e-commerce presence in NZ

Premier Investments announces expansion plans.

Booktopia looks to raise $10 million from everyday Aussies

Funds will be used to expand warehouse automation, inventory.

Paper Plus unveils new concept store

Book and stationery retailer unveils new concept store in Christchurch designed to optimise customer experiences.

Kikki.K to accelerate global growth

Stationery firm signs deal with key supplier.
Books & stationery

Time for publishing houses to retail up

Change is imperative to transform a fickle monopoly deficient in social coherence.

Kikki.K to launch in Nordstrom stores across US

Upmarket stationery chain pens deal with luxury department store retailer.

Wesfarmers shelves Officeworks IPO plans

Retail conglomerate highlights unfavourable market conditions.

Bookseller launches beauty products instore

US bookstore chain tests out new concept store across university campuses.

Amazon’s disappearing bookstores

Is Amazon planning to open hundreds of bricks and mortar bookstores?

Stationery sellers to merge

Local arms of US-based stationery retailers to join forces.

Golden summer for books

New year sales for books herald sector recovery.

Bookstores dwindle

Kiwis shunning physical bookstores in preference of e-books.

Stationery store’s new look

Warehouse Stationery creates new look stores.