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How Blue illusion is reimagining the old-school conference

Thanks to Covid, businesses are now finding new opportunities to connect with staff virtually - and reaping the benefits...

Blundstone’s secret to survival? A mix of strategy and sheer luck

Blundstone CEO Steve Gunn reflects on the brand’s 150-year history and its recent surge in popularity.

Video: Meet the designer who helped transform Freedom and Kmart

We chat with Kate Hopwood, Freedom’s head of design about what it’s like being at the helm of a brand’s transformation.

Q&A: Inside the life of a personal shopper

We chat with The Quarterly Edit about what it takes to successfully style clients and offer them fashion advice.

Hong Kong – the world’s most-visited city – faces tourism bust

Many Hong Kong tourism-dependent businesses are on the brink of collapse, unable to find other revenue sources and unabl...

South Korean department stores are being converted into culture spaces

South Korean department stores are transforming outlets from simple shopping centres into culture spaces.
Gucci campaign

Gucci revives classics to regain edge in shrinking luxury market

Gucci is mixing 1960s handbags with sneakers and logoed skateboards, as it seeks to reverse a fall in sales after years ...

Why the resale market is thriving

The second-hand fashion market had been a bright spot in the broader Covid retail slump.
David Young Petstock pictured with dog

VIDEO: Petstock MD on the pandemic pet effect

David Young MD of Petstock shares how the pandemic has changed pet owner shopping behaviour.

How one Kiwi couple turned good design into big business

Wishbone Design is a family business in Wellington punching well above its weight in the global toy market.