Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search


Innovative retail experience launches in NZ

Innovative retail experience launches in New Zealand

Wellington , 4th December 2006: A new retail experience for New Zealand women has just been launched that changes the face of shopping as we know it. is a web based, virtual shopping mall, that allows users to move through a three dimensional space to browse and buy products, whilst enjoying the shopping experience you get from the real world.

The shopping mall is particularly useful for busy young mothers, time poor professionals, women in rural areas, and those who want to enjoy a real shopping experience without having to leave home. It is accessible with any broadband connection. is the first project to emerge from parent company, The Street, based in Dunedinand overseen by Nigel Kirkpatrick, CEO. Mr Kirkpatrick has previous experience in start up companies both locally and globally, with Industrial Research Limited and Unilever.
“This represents the next generation of retail, through a virtual environment; it’s original, it’s exciting and it has amazing potential, both here in New Zealandand further a field. The 3D visualisation technology means women can now enjoy the experience of shopping at any time of day or night’ says Mr Kirkpatrick.
“It is convenient, safe, flexible but, most importantly, it is fun.”
A number of key New Zealandbrands are already present in the mall including Cocorico, Raspberry, Silvermoon, and Pharmacy Direct. Already host to over 30 retailers, will expand further in the New Year as more retailers come on board.


© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Scoop 3.0: How You Can Help Scoop’s Evolution

We have big plans for 2018 as we look to expand our public interest journalism coverage, upgrade our publishing infrastructure and offer even more valuable business tools to commercial users of Scoop. More>>

Having A Cow? Dairy Product Prices Slide For Fourth Straight Auction

Dairy product prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction, retreating for the fourth straight auction amid signs of increased production... Whole milk powder fell 2.7 percent to US$2,778 a tonne. More>>


Statistics: Butter At Record $5.67/Block; High Vegetable Prices

Rising dairy prices have pushed food prices up 2.7 percent in the year to October 2017, Stats NZ said today. This followed a 3.0 percent increase in the year to September 2017. More>>


Science: New Research Finds Herbicides Cause Antibiotic Resistance

New University of Canterbury research confirms that the active ingredients of the commonly used herbicides, RoundUp, Kamba and 2,4-D (glyphosate, dicamba and 2,4-D, respectively), each alone cause antibiotic resistance at concentrations well below label application rates. More>>


CO2 And Water: Fonterra (And Dairy NZ)'s Environment Plans

Federated Farmers support Fonterra’s bold push to get to zero emissions of CO2 on the manufacturing side of the Co-operative, both in New Zealand and across its global network. More>>


Fisheries: Decision To Delay Monitoring ‘Fatally Flawed’

Conservation group representatives say a decision by the new Minister of Fisheries, Stuart Nash, to delay implementation of camera monitoring of fishing efforts in New Zealand is ‘fatally flawed’. More>>


  • Bill Bennett on Tech