NZ Retail magazine gets a refit, gives birth to online baby

  • Media
  • December 9, 2014
  • StopPress Team
NZ Retail magazine gets a refit, gives birth to online baby

NZ Retail magazine has been serving the Kiwi retail sector for almost 70 years and it's set to be relaunched as a fatter, much savvier bi-monthly magazine in February next year. And it will also deliver a long-awaited online extension, 

Publisher Vincent Heeringa says the new magazine and website reflect a refreshed partnership between Tangible Media and Retail NZ, the industry body formerly known as the New Zealand Retailers’ Association.

"Earlier this year the new management team at Retail NZ asked us to re-imagine how the magazine and our partnership could work. We said ‘yes’ immediately because, like them, we see huge potential for growth, especially in the digital space," says Heeringa.

Mark Johnston, the chief executive of Retail NZ, says it was an easy decision to extend the partnership with Tangible.

"Together we’ve successfully produced an award-winning magazine. But nothing stands still in retail. Plus we’d seen how successful Tangible has been with products like StopPress and Idealog, so we asked for some fresh thinking. Vincent and the team have done a great job of re-imagining the future for retail." 

Johnston also paid tribute to long-standing editor Trudy Cliff who retires this month.

"Trudy has done a wonderful job for more than ten years and we wish her well as she signs off her final issue this month.", which will deliver daily news, features, jobs and case studies through a responsive website and EDMS, and NZ Retail magazine are being managed by a team at Tangible that includes Ben Fahy as associate publisher and Sandy Fraser as sales manager. The magazine and website are scheduled to launch February 23.

  • For editorial enquiries, contact Ben Fahy and for advertising and sponsorship opportunities, contact Sandy Fraser

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