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Ikea launches first big-box virtual reality store

Swedish chain becomes first large format retailer to try hand at virtual technology.

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NZ dollar steady

Kiwi level ahead of expected unchanged OCR.

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The Iconic signs up fashion industry veteran

Ex-David Jones head of merchandise joins pureplay retailer’s advisory committee.


Will Amazon’s Whole Foods deal go the same way as L’Oreal and Body Shop?

There is a genuine risk that this acquisition will muddy the waters for the organic grocer’s shoppers.

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The SumoSalad syndrome

Resentment toward the ‘negotiation’ of retail lease renewals by tenants has been simmering for a long period of time.


Retail Food Group cuts profit forecast

Shares drop for bakery, pizza and coffee chain owner after profit downgrade.


Action sports brand opens first South Island store

Retailer caters to demand and sets up shop in sports hub.

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Christchurch shopping centre $65 million facelift complete

Five-year project completed at busy centre.

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Seven immutable truths of prosperous shopping centres

In the coming evolution of malls, there are a few self-evident truths to be considered.


Didn’t we tell you?

Amazon is a retailer that has limited capability in the real retail game.

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Smith City’s annual profit cut in half

Furniture retailer sees earnings drop without gain from the sale of its Colombo St store last year.

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NZ dollar rises

Kiwi climbs to three-and-a-half month high on pound.

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