Retail NZ has announced that it will be hosting Retail:Tech 2023 – Imagine the Future in May this year, focusing on the future of technology in retail and how retailers can integrate it in their businesses.
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The typically busy Christmas peak has produced mixed results for retailers, with most failing to hit targets and inflationary pressure continuing.
Retail NZ says that the Government has taken a positive step today to address retail crime but there is a lot more that needs to happen.
Liz Wheadon, the General Manager of Glengarry Wines, has been elected as the President of Retail NZ. Liz is joined by the newly elected Vice President Jules Lloyd-Jones the Chief Marketing Office for Mitre 10.
The latest Retail Radar report from Retail NZ shows that inflationary pressures will continue with a further 5 percent increase expected in prices in the next three months, with the influences behind price increases...
Retail NZ says it is disappointed that the Government is proceeding with its proposed “Fair Pay” legislation, which has been reported back to the House of Representatives from Select Committee today.
Retail NZ has welcomed today’s decision by the Government to move New Zealand into a sense of normality by removing the vast majority of COVID-19 rules and to manage the pandemic through a revised approach.
Retail NZ welcomes two policy initiatives from the ACT Party Law and Order policy document to combat retail crime – infringement notices and three strikes for burglary.
Retail NZ has welcomed the return of cruise ships to New Zealand for the first time since COVID-19.
The Quarter 2 Retail Radar report from Retail NZ shows that rising operating costs like wages and freight, staff shortages and lack of foot traffic are the key pressure points on retailers.