New Zealand retailers under threat from 'mega-players' such as Amazon, industry experts say

Retail veteran and Golf Warehouse boss Eric Faesenkloet says he will open a warehouse in Australia as the threat of Amazon looms.Faesenkloet, who has owned and operated Golf Warehouse stores across New Zealand for 40 years, plans... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Potential contenders for prime retail spot on Auckland's Queen Street

With retail going through uncertain times, its unknown when or which brand could snap up the prime retail location on Auckland's Queen Street.First Retail Group managing director Chris Wilkinson said it could be any big name.Uniqlo,... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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House values to jump as Auckland Council publishes new RV

More than half a million homes in Auckland are expected to see a jump in value - potentially by as much as 50 per cent - when rating valuations are released next month. With the average house price value across the Auckland region... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Twelve Questions with Ian Short, former Lehman Brothers investment banker

Former Lehman Brothers investment banker Ian Short helped lead East London's redevelopment for the Olympics and Europe's shift to a low-emission economy. He's come home to show New Zealand how a joined-up "systems approach" is the... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Jo Coughlan: Language week builds bridges to China

• Jo Coughlan is co-chair New Zealand Chinese Language week and managing director of public relations company Silvereye. The popular Lantern Festivals are one way we strengthen our growing cultural ties with China. This week... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Microsoft builds epic tree house office space for employees

From Apple's new spaceship headquarters to Google's massage rooms, nap pods and on-site doctor, day-to-day life can be pretty sweet working for some of the world's most recognisable companies.And Microsoft has arguably outdone them... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Judge gets Facebook primer in media merger hearing

Justice Robert Dobson and his self-confessed "Luddite ways" was shown how news can be shared via social media during day one of Stuff and NZME's appeal against the Commerce Commission's rejection of their planned merger.The video... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Fonterra's Anchor claims NZ's 6th biggest export spot

Fonterra's foodservice business - Anchor Food Professionals - has laid claim to being New Zealand's sixth biggest exporter in its own right.With $2 billion in revenue - up 70 per cent from four years ago - the business ranks as... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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NZ shares mixed as blue-chips buoy broader market

New Zealand shares edged higher as blue-chip stocks including New Zealand Refining, Fletcher Building, and Spark New Zealand helped buoy the market, offsetting declines from half the benchmark index. The S&P/NZX 50 index increased... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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NZ dollar holds gains against greenback

The New Zealand dollar held onto its gains against the greenback but political uncertainty will likely keep it capped with investors awaiting an announcement on the country's next government. The kiwi was trading at 71.72 as at... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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