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“Not surprised”: Experts react to Amazon’s reported department store plan

What would an Amazon department store look like, and would it succeed?

Auckland Airport to build outlet mall with 100+ stores

Planned centre will have a footprint of 23,000sqm and generate an estimated 500 jobs.

Exclusive: PAS Group to relaunch Italian denim brand Replay in ANZ

The cult denim brand counts Neymar and Usain Bolt as its ambassadors. Soon, it will open its first standalone store in t...

Nike launching sustainable concept store to Seoul

The store will feature a new digital platform, an RFID-enabled footwear table, and new recycling and donation initiative...

Ikea’s malls arm branches out into housing with new China centre

Ingka Centres, along with parent Ikea, still has great belief in a future of physical shopping, including in China.

Auckland’s first Green Star supermarket to open by Christmas

As a Green Star development, the supermarket has been designed, built and will operate in an environmentally conscious w...

Bath beers and blowdries: The next level of hybrid retail

The pandemic has accelerated a trend toward a hybrid retail model in which retailers must learn to adapt or get left beh...

Ormiston Town Centre launches Auckland’s newest dining hub

Outdoor bars and restaurants include Moo Moo Smokehouse & Grill, Melt Soul Food, Journal Cafe and Bird on Wire.

Countdown to build Metro supermarket in repurposed Wanaka service station

Countdown says the store – the first Metro to be built in the South Island – will stock a “curated grocery range” and su...

Redefining the record store: Could it be third time lucky for HMV?

UK-based music retailer HMV is returning to the high street with plans for 10 store openings this year.

Burberry opens new London flagship

Burberry Sloane Street’s design features the brand’s signature pattern and colours - beige, black, white and red.

From Dragon Ball to Doraemon: How physical retail is shaking up anime

Anime retailer Hakken! expands physical presence with second store opening in Singapore.

Aldi Australia launches Corner Store in convenience push

Discount supermarket Aldi is this week opening a smaller, convenience store offer in North Sydney.

Tiffany & Co launches in Vietnam

Tiffany & Co Vietnam houses a full range of jewellery and accessories, including its latest Tiffany T Collection.
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Gap to close all 81 stores across the UK, Ireland

US apparel company keen to retain a presence – most likely online only.

“It’s a jungle out there”: Auckland’s mixed bag retail property market

The playing field is far from level across the sector, with sentiment and confidence waxing and waning according to geog...

Mecca opens largest New Zealand store yet

The new Mecca store features four beauty service zones, offering more than 20 different services across skin treatments,...

Inside Lego’s immersive new global store design

The Lego Group will debut a new immersive retail format in New York City on Friday as it seeks to strengthen brand love ...

How Chadstone became Australia’s most profitable shopping centre

As Chadstone celebrates 60 years, we chat with centre manager Michael Whitehead about what drives The Fashion Capital's ...

High-profile Wellington CBD retail building for sale

The property, marketed by Fraser Press and Mark Walker of Bayleys Wellington Commercial, will be auctioned on July 8.