Practical how to guides

3 Things You Should Consider When Choosing Your Next Shop Location

It’s clear to anyone who’s ploughed down Auckland’s Queen Street recently that the retail world is hovering in its own stratosphere right now. For everyone else there are the stats – those ones with all the zeros.

5 Tips On Positioning Your Office So It’s Where Your Workers Want To Be

With the standard 40-hour work week, people spend more of their waking hours in the office than they do in their own homes. Understand then, that someone with their pick of job prospects will give the same consideration to the location of their workplace as they do to the location of the house they’ll go back to each night.


5 Tips For Picking The Best Spot For Your Warehouse

Location – it’s so important that people usually mention it three times in a row. 

5 Reasons Why It’s Good To Be In Local Manufacturing Right Now

If you don’t remember it, you’ve heard of it: the late ’80s era of slashed import tariffs and ‘bargain stores’ spreading up down the country like measles on the face of the local manufacturing industry.

5 Tips On Getting The Most Out Of Auckland’s Laneway Revival

Think of city laneways and you’re likely to picture Melbourne; its CBD richly veined with cobbled alleys, mysterious side streets and established pedestrian zones that crackle with chic bars, hip eateries and boutique retail shops.

5 Things We Can Learn From Christchurch About Office Space

With 92 hectares of the city’s CBD initially cordoned off, post-earthquake Christchurch had to be flexible with its nine-to-five arrangements.

7 ways to create an enticing retail experience

Laying on the couch is no longer the dead centre of inactivity that is used to be. The 2016 Total Retail survey of 23,000 shoppers from 25 countries found that 54% of people buy from the comfort of their lounge on at least a monthly basis.

5 tips for creating a staff friendly small to medium warehouse

Many factory workers find out what they don’t like in a workplace the hard (labour) way, on the warehouse floor. This has lead to an industry with a notoriously high turnover – but it doesn’t have to be this way.

6 ways to design the right office for your company

If you have a new employee starting soon and the only available space is in the gap beside the fridge, it may be time to seek out new premises.