Courtney Devereux

Simple living

Not often are trends dictated by what we don’t have, but the growth in popularity of minimalism is exactly that. The less is more mindset has come strongly into our homes, lives and now retail.

Retail realities or possibilities

Chinese online retailer Alibaba Group is one of the largest and most inclusive online retailers in the world. Now, the retail giant is preparing itself to include the wider Australasia marketplace. We spoke to New Zealand and Australian managing director of Alibaba Group, Maggie Zhou, about how Kiwi businesses can benefit from getting involved with the platform.

That's a wrap

Pepa is a boutique stationery brand which has recently started operating from a historical building site in Christchurch. Owner Ami Muir talks about the aesthetic style behind her stationery range and how the historical building helps communicate her brand.