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Books & stationery

Books & stationery Archives

How the world’s oldest bookstores are surviving during Covid

These beloved bookstores may have been around for decades — centuries in some cases — but they’re finding new ways to co...

Craft is cool. Retailers, get on board

More and more young people are turning to crafting for stress relief or to save costs on home renos. It’s good news for ...

How to survive in turbulent times, according to a Barnes & Noble exec

Kacey Sharrett, Barnes & Noble’s VP of e-commerce and digital, has faced some pretty turbulent times in her retail caree...

Miniso eyes US listing, valuing it at US$10.18 billion

Chinese discount-goods merchandiser Miniso is eyeing an IPO in the US which could raise up to US$562.4 million, potentia...
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.

Moleskine’s new CEO discusses creativity and the brand’s plans for Asia

CEO Daniela Riccardi says one of the core priorities of a five-year plan she has drafted for Moleskine globally will be ...
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.