Retailers face formidable challenges

Jason Pallant Melbourne, Australia, August 3, 2018 Many predictions about the future of retailing have been made. These range from the supposed dominance of certain technologies, to increased use of data and analytics, the rising need for personalisation and customisation, and the transformation of physical spaces. The challenge of predictions The challenge with specific predictions is that these are susceptible…

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Hamilton becomes the country’s first ‘Age-Friendly City’

Andrew McRae Hamilton, August 3, 2018 Hamilton has become the first place in New Zealand to be recognised as an age-friendly city. It’s the 600th city, or town, to receive the honour from the World Health Organisation. New York was the first. Nine Themes Hamilton’s age-friendly four-year plan covers nine themes; transport and mobility, housing, social participation, safety, open spaces…

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Treat awaits poets and litterateurs in Auckland

Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland, August 3, 2018 Lovers of Hindi and Urdu poetry and ghazals can dwell into the world of literature next month in Auckland as a special event gets going. Urdu Hindi Cultural Association of Auckland is organising the event called ‘Mushaira, Kavi Sammelan and Sham-e-Ghazal’ on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Fickling Convention Centre, 546 Mt…

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Sangam Unity Cup Challenge Tournament

Auckland, August 3, 2018 ‘Then India Sanmarga Ikya (NZ) Sangam,’ a Society for Integration of South Indian Communities) will host a Unity Cup Challenge Tournament from November 9, 2018 to November 11, 2018 at Bill McKinlay Park in Panmure Auckland. The two-day challenge is being organised to raise funds for the Sangam’s Temple Project in South Auckland. Quality Soccer Kartik…

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