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Top Stories

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...
Kiwi Property completes $277 million Sylvia Park expansion project
Wellington CBD vacancy rate up 50 per cent in Covid-19’s wake
Bunnings has opened one of its biggest stores in the country
Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger to open first standalone stores in NZ next year

Top Stories Archives

Tauranga Special School, Shine win Mitre 10’s community project grants

Hardware chain Mitre 10 has revealed the winners of its Helping Hands community assistance program.
Eftpos machine

Centrapay signs three-year deal with Epay, creating digital gift cards

Centrapay has signed a three-year partnership with Epay New Zealand to introduce digital gift cards.
Marketplace

Want to understand Southeast Asian customers? Here’s how Zalora does it

It's a diverse market to tackle and in the current climate, international brands need to think before they jump, says Za...
Countdown Grenada eStore

Countdown opens Wellington eStore to fulfill online demand

Countdown has opened a purpose-built, permanent eStore in Wellington to serve rising demand for online grocery shopping ...
Glassons fashion

Online boost helps Hallenstein Glasson emerge from Covid-19 unscathed

Strong online sales helped clothing retailer Hallenstein Glasson minimise the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the compa...
Asos sustainable collection

Asos releases its first circular fashion collection

Fashion e-tailer Asos has launched its first circular collection, featuring 29 “trend-led” clothing and accessories piec...
Business confidence down

Business confidence falls to 19-year low; CEOs seek political vision

New Zealand’s leading business leaders say the nation’s Covid-19 recovery is in peril, with business confidence at 19-ye...
Cotton On pink shirt

Cotton On signs on to MHF campaign with Pink Shirt Day range

Cotton On has signed on as the exclusive retail partner of this year’s Pink Shirt Day Campaign in partnership with the M...
Unhappy shoppers

Research finds big gap between shopper and retailer expectations

Research from across the Tasman shows more than 70 per cent of consumers believe they are usually better informed about ...
Walmart fashion
Fashion & accessories

Are fashionistas still too snobby to shop at Walmart?

When you think fashion, US discount department store Walmart isn’t the first brand that springs to mind. Nevertheless, i...
Dior Cottagecore
Fashion & accessories

Welcome to cottagecore, quarantine’s new fashion trend

In these difficult times, a trend taking shape among young consumers is to dress to an aesthetic based on the notion of...

Premier Retail looking to exit 350 stores in Australia and New Zealand

Despite delivering a 29 per cent growth in net profit to AU$137.8 million for FY20, Premier Investments is looking to ex...
Courtroom and gavel

Toy importers fined for wholesaling retailers unsafe goods

Two toy importers have been fined a combined $118,000 for supplying unsafe goods to retailers in New Zealand.
Ruten

Ruten website offers 60 million Japanese products direct to Kiwis

Japanese e-commerce platform Ruten has launched a global website, offering more than 60 million Japanese including snack...

Shopify data stolen by “rogue” employees

Two members of Shopify’s support team were engaged in a scheme to obtain customer transactional records of certain merch...
Fashion & accessories

Lululemon is now offering extended sizing – and it’s about time

Lululemon revealed that four of its staple items will now be available in those sizes in Australia and New Zealand.
Lambton Quay Wellington

Love Local aims to lure people back to Wellington CBD

Love Local campaign aims to draw people back into the Wellington CBD to help retailers suffering from declining foot tra...
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.
Kmart Ashburton

Kmart to anchor new Ashburton retail development

Discount department-store Kmart has been named as the anchor of a new retail development scheduled to open in Ashburton ...
Vodafone promotion

Vodafone NZ partners with TheMarket

Vodafone New Zealand has teamed with e-commerce site TheMarket to reward customers with complimentary membership.