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Health & beauty

Pricewise chain rescued by former CEO, shareholder
A Pricewise store in Auckland.

Pricewise chain rescued by former CEO, shareholder

Collapsed health-and-beauty retailer Pricewise has been rescued from receivership by an investment group led by CEO Craig Robertson.  The 16-store strong retailer’s parent company Price Wise Ltd and si...
Beauty companies The Six Senses and Pure Beauty in trans-Tasman merger
Chemist Warehouse to open 10 stores in New Zealand this year
Code red: Why fem care brands are getting real about periods
Can Harrods win over Gen Z with inclusive beauty concept?

Health & beauty Archives

Health & beauty

Revealed: TikTok lessons from the world’s most viral beauty brands

Getting familiar with TikTok – and taking a few risks with it – can bring a new young audience to your brand.
Oversized teddy sculpture at H beauty Pop Up Space
Luxury

Can Harrods win over Gen Z with inclusive beauty concept?

As luxury brands feel the pinch, London’s iconic department store Harrods makes a bold move to appeal to a broader demog...
Hand washing

Beauty companies The Six Senses and Pure Beauty in trans-Tasman merger

New Zealand beauty & fragrance firm The Six Senses has merged with Pure Beauty Australia in a non-financial transaction.
Marketing

Code red: Why fem care brands are getting real about periods

Innovative players are making themselves heard in the increasingly competitive period care category.
Pricewise store

Pricewise chain rescued by former CEO, shareholder

Health-and-beauty retailer Pricewise has been bought out of receivership by a previous shareholder and the company's CEO...

Lush tells Auckland staff it can’t keep them paid through Level 3

Impacted staff will need to use annual leave payments to remain paid through lockdown.

Beauty retail giant Mecca kicks off Chinese expansion

The retailer is launching its luxury flagship store today at Tmall.

Aussie lifestyle and beauty company expands in New Zealand

Access Corporate Group is expanding in NZ, with a new office and new brand in its portfolio.

Korean beauty brand launches in NZ through Adore Beauty

Innisfree gives Kiwis access to its products online through Adore Beauty.
Image of a person picking up a box of tampons off the shelf

Countdown wants to remove stigma around periods and incontinence

The supermarket has changed the way it describes products for periods and continence care.

Kate Spade, RM Williams, Mecca and more open new stores

Luxury retailer Kate Spade is among dozens of global and local brands now trading in Commercial Bay.

Liberté, égalité, beauté: Q&A with Kate Morris

We speak with Adore Beauty CEO about stepping up during a crisis.

Clothing retailers, bookstores, restaurants among financial losers of lockdown

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

Trade Me adds ‘essentials category’ on their site

Online marketplace allows sellers to list certain items during lockdown.

Retailers shrink ranges to offer essentials through lockdown

Firewood, safety gear and plumbing equipment to be made available.

Pharmacies provide new policies to stem coronavirus spread

Pharmacies will begin screening people before they enter the store.

Retailers see dramatic spike in spending pre-lockdown: Paymark

Spending at supermarkets rose 157 per cent on Monday.

Bargain Chemist to bring store count to 30 by 2021

Discount pharmacy to open six new stores this year.

Card spending erratic on virus fears

Overall spending rose, though spending through China-issued cards plummeted.

Chemist Warehouse to open 10 stores in New Zealand this year

Discount pharmacy to open first store in South Island in April.