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Wares Hall of Fame – calling for nominees!

21 August 2014: The Wares Hall of Fame is back again for 2014 and calling for nominations. This is a prestigious award with only six Inductees since its establishment in 2011. 

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Wares Wally? The lighter side of the appliance industry...

21 August 2014: Where we highlight some of the industry's less serious or thoughtful moments.

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Noel Leeming Queen Street a hint of stores to come

21 August 2014: Wares was recently invited along to view the new and much improved Noel Leeming Queen Street site which opened in July. 

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Fisher & Paykel’s “human centred” Design Centre opens

21 August 2014: Earlier this month the Prime Minister officially opened Fisher & Paykel Appliances’ new Design Centre facility at its Springs Road, East Tamaki, headquarters.

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Wares Awards 2014: Update on venue, timing & event

18 August 2014: A reminder that the 2014 Wares Awards tickets are selling fast - so don't miss out... The following key details will fill you in about the event...

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Are these the best retail adverts in the world?

12 August 2014: The winners of the 2014 World Retail Awards will be known at the end of September during World Retail Congress in Paris.  

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Sales Professional of the Year Finalists announced

11 August 2014: The Finalists in the Sales Professional of the Year category in the 2014 Wares Awards have been announced!

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Which brands are NZ's 2014 Most Trusted?

23 July 2014: Reader’s Digest has just unveiled its latest survey of New Zealand’s Most Trusted brands. Which have both the best emotional connection and high brand values?

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2014 Wares Awards Semi-Finalists announced

18 July 2014: The Semi-Finalists in the 2014 Wares Awards Retailer and Young Retailer of the Year categories have been announced, congratulations to them all!

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The Good Guys to exit New Zealand by August

30 June 2014 (updated): The Good Guys will exit the NZ market by August. The Warehouse Group looks to use the sites, Noel Leeming to provide transitional customer support.

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Poacher turned gamekeeper turns poacher again

19 June 2014: Sunbeam Appliances (a trading name of GUD NZ Holdings) has announced the appointment of Cliff Carr to the position of National Sales & Marketing Manager New Zealand, starting Monday 9 June.

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Noel Leeming Queen Street a hint of stores to come

21 August 2014: Wares was recently invited along to view the new and much improved Noel Leeming Queen Street site which opened in July. 

Fisher & Paykel’s “human centred” Design Centre opens

21 August 2014: Earlier this month the Prime Minister officially opened Fisher & Paykel Appliances’ new Design Centre facility at its Springs Road, East Tamaki, headquarters.

Which brands are NZ's 2014 Most Trusted?

23 July 2014: Reader’s Digest has just unveiled its latest survey of New Zealand’s Most Trusted brands. Which have both the best emotional connection and high brand values?

The Good Guys to exit New Zealand by August

30 June 2014 (updated): The Good Guys will exit the NZ market by August. The Warehouse Group looks to use the sites, Noel Leeming to provide transitional customer support.

"Just the Job" - TV gets behind careers in retail

19 June 2014: Saturday morning TV2 show Just the Job has been letting viewers get to grips with what’s involved in a career in retail. 

How to win with Wi-Fi (and Mitsubishi Electric)

17 June 2014: Now all Mitsubishi Electric high wall heat pumps can be upgraded with the addition of a Wi-Fi Adaptor and there's a prize for retailers who remember that...

The latest movers & shakers in the appliance channel

12 June 2014: Some of the latest movers & shakers in the appliance channel!

Countdown to the Wares Awards! Are you on to it?

27 June 2014: The 2014 Wares Awards are now starting to really get cracking so now you need to get onto your entries!

JB Hi-Fi has “strongest reputation in Australia”

12 June 2014: The 2014 Corporate Reputation Index says that JB Hi-Fi has the highest ranking of the 60 Australian companies measured.

Breville shows off new showroom & training area

21 August 2014: Breville is very proud of the new showroom and training area at its Mount Wellington headquarters. 

From around the Wares channel - bits & bytes

21 August 2014: A round-up of corporate and retail news and happenings from around the Wares channel.

2014 Wares Awards Semi-Finalists announced

18 July 2014: The Semi-Finalists in the 2014 Wares Awards Retailer and Young Retailer of the Year categories have been announced, congratulations to them all!

Poacher turned gamekeeper turns poacher again

19 June 2014: Sunbeam Appliances (a trading name of GUD NZ Holdings) has announced the appointment of Cliff Carr to the position of National Sales & Marketing Manager New Zealand, starting Monday 9 June.

Changes to CGA, FTA come into force today

17 June 2014: Today is the day that changes to the Consumer Guarantees Act and Fair Trading Act come into force. Make sure you're up to date!

2014 James Dyson Award opens for entries

17 June 2014: The prestigious annual James Dyson Award is now calling for entries in product design and engineering for the 2014 competition.

My Kitchen Rules (actually Breville Rules!)

12 June 2014: Breville is not only making mileage out of its My Kitchen Rules deal but also its top billing in Canstar's microwave survey.

Buying in "cool factor"? Beats to supply Apple’s lost mojo?

12 June 2014: Since Apple announced it had agreed to acquire subscription streaming music service Beats Music, and Beats Electronics (uber-fashionable headphones, speakers and audio software), speculation has been rife about what it would do with them.