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In focus: How long before Independents’ Day?

What’s the outlook for independents? What do they think? And where to from there? Are the stars aligned for the two independent groups to become one? Steve Bohling reports.
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Sunbeam takes to the streets for Oster launch

05 May 2015: Sunbeam’s official NZ public and media launch for Oster took place at the high-profile, high-traffic No 1 Queen Street Café at the end of April.

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Do you need to be the mother of invention this Mothers Day?

Mother’s Day will be here again soon (10 May 2015) and provides a chance to take a look at the approaches major players in the channel take preparing for this once-a-year retail opportunity. Jess Brunette reports.
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Wares Wally? The lighter side of the appliance industry...

05 May 2015: Where we highlight some of the industry's less serious or formal moments... This month: what's up with Electrolux and Electrolux Small Appliances, DéLonghi and 100% Winloves?

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Who's moving and shaking in the appliance channel?

05 May 2015: Who's been moving and shaking this month? Alphabetically, we have...

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Breville ups the ante with juicers

05 May 2015: Following on from the very popular TV screening of the hit movie Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead, Breville was delighted to have Joe Cross visit New Zealand last month to promote his newly released 2nd movie, Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 2

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Look out for "Wares+", content changes in our April issue!

21 April 2015: We’ve been busy adding value to our normal magazine offering. Our April front cover for example is the first time we’ve tried out something we’re calling Wares+.

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Bosch puts on a show for Series 8 launch

20 April 2015: Missed the launch of Bosch’s Series 8 products? Watch the video!

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Is tax taking up too much of your time? Have your say!

07 April 2015: The Government thinks that Inland Revenue can do much more to make your tax simpler. Do you agree?

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Sir Donald Rowlands, KNZM CBE AM (1926-2015)

02 April 2015: Fisher & Paykel pays tribute to Sir Donald Rowlands, KNZM CBE AM (17 June 1926 to 18 March 2015).

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Another case of keeping up with the Joneses?

30 March 2015: Mark Jones said a while back that he’d be putting more into Jones Family Investments, in the form of Kitchen Things and Applico Group, and the month of March has borne this out.

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See Wares TV on the 2014 Wares Awards!

12 March 2015: With a retrospective of last year's Wares Awards for your enjoyment, here's a reminder of the date & venue for the 2015 Wares Awards!

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Industry: 2015 The truth is out there!

What does the coming year hold for retailers and suppliers? What does the big picture look like? Steve Bohling reports.

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Breville ups the ante with juicers

05 May 2015: Following on from the very popular TV screening of the hit movie Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead, Breville was delighted to have Joe Cross visit New Zealand last month to promote his newly released 2nd movie, Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 2

Look out for "Wares+", content changes in our April issue!

07 May 2015: We’ve been busy adding value to our normal magazine offering. Our April front cover for example is the first time we’ve tried out something we’re calling Wares+.

Sunbeam takes to the streets for Oster launch

05 May 2015: Sunbeam’s official NZ public and media launch for Oster took place at the high-profile, high-traffic No 1 Queen Street Café at the end of April.

Is tax taking up too much of your time? Have your say!

07 April 2015: The Government thinks that Inland Revenue can do much more to make your tax simpler. Do you agree?

Another case of keeping up with the Joneses?

30 March 2015: Mark Jones said a while back that he’d be putting more into Jones Family Investments, in the form of Kitchen Things and Applico Group, and the month of March has borne this out.

Tough start to the year for Noel Leeming, TW Group

06 March 2015: Both Noel Leeming and the TW Group as a whole had a tough first half to the 2015 financial year.

Briscoes Homeware’s LFLs +3.5% in “challenging market”

06 March 2015: Yesterday, Briscoe Group announced another "record" full year result to end January 2015.

Best of the Aussies? Harvey Norman's H1 result

02 March 2015: Harvey Norman released its first half results (to end December) late last week, showing that its NZ arm fared better than Dick Smith or JB Hi-Fi's Kiwi operations.

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

05 May 2015: Where we highlight some of the industry's less serious or formal moments... This month: what's up with Electrolux and Electrolux Small Appliances, DéLonghi and 100% Winloves?

Who's moving and shaking in the appliance channel?

05 May 2015: Who's been moving and shaking this month? Alphabetically, we have...

Bosch puts on a show for Series 8 launch

20 April 2015: Missed the launch of Bosch’s Series 8 products? Watch the video!

Sir Donald Rowlands, KNZM CBE AM (1926-2015)

02 April 2015: Fisher & Paykel pays tribute to Sir Donald Rowlands, KNZM CBE AM (17 June 1926 to 18 March 2015).

A line in the sand? Warehouse Group's new learning centre

20 March 2015: Is The Warehouse Group’s new Learning Centre a line in the sand around education for other retailers?

See Wares TV on the 2014 Wares Awards!

12 March 2015: With a retrospective of last year's Wares Awards for your enjoyment, here's a reminder of the date & venue for the 2015 Wares Awards!

Former Good Guy to head up Kitchen Things

06 March 2015: Nick Elgin has been appointed General Manager of Kitchen Things New Zealand, replacing Aidan Jury, who leaves in April.