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What it’s like to shop as a person with an intellectual disability
Ella Darling is a project worker at Council for Intellectual Disability

What it’s like to shop as a person with an intellectual disability

There are about 200 million people who have an intellectual disability, according to the World Health Organization. Here, Alex Elliot and Ella Darling, project workers from Council for Intellectual Disability,...
Making retail lemonade from pandemic lemons
Billini: A success story in the midst of a pandemic
The role of the retailer in a mask mandate
Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg to bring burger chain to New Zealand

Stores Archives

Why Pomelo is betting big on stores in Southeast Asia

Over the past two years, online women’s fashion business Pomelo has expanded rapidly offline, building up a network of 2...

Demystifying the allure of the pop-up

Pop-up shops will be a permanent part of the retail landscape going forward.

Retail news from around the globe

The top international retail stories this week.

Retail Lab: Inside Grown Alchemist’s holistic new store concept

Clean skincare brand Grown Alchemist has opened its first bricks-and-mortar store, and it’s like nothing else on the mar...
Kiwi Christmas shopping

Kiwi Christmas spending tipped to hold up despite Covid legacy

Kiwi shoppers are expected to spend more this Christmas season despite Covid-19.

Why Arc’teryx is taking a ‘less is more’ approach to product mix

The Canadian outdoor brand is prioritising versatility and simplicity in its product mix to help customers buy better.

The Body Shop APAC MD: Why sustainable store design is the future

The Body Shop, Ikea on embracing the concept of sustainable store design.

Mirvac retools vacant tenancies to deliver new experiences to shoppers

The firm's WeShow and WeMake programs bring new brands and fresh ideas to the table.

How City Chic’s IT team contributes to its omnichannel success

Ensuring stores have a solid internet connection is harder than it sounds in a world of BNPL and click-and-collect.
Bulgari window display

Bulgari to launch in New Zealand

Italian luxury house to make its debut in Auckland.

Why The Body Shop is returning to its activist returns

The ethical cosmetics and skincare brand is launching its activist store concept in Melbourne, Australia this weekend.

Evo Cycles eyes becoming New Zealand’s largest bike chain

Evo Cycles has opened two more stores as it expands its footprint across the country.
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“We’re for everyone”: How Havaianas is embracing diversity and inclusion

The global footwear brand is set to unveil a major Pride activation at its Bondi store this week.
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5 cool new global stores to check out

Lockdowns haven’t prevented some retailers from innovating with both new physical store openings and digital concepts.

Finding wonderland: Inside the new Mecca Sydney flagship store

Read our in-depth conversation with founder Jo Horgan about how the team built the largest standalone beauty store in th...