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    LATEST REPORT OUT NOW

     

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  • CENTRE FOR ADVANCED RETAIL STUDIES (CARS)

    DEFINING RETAIL RESEARCH AND BUSINESS ENGAGEMENT

     

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Centre for Advanced Retail Studies (CARS)

Retail is a key driving force of the global economy. The Centre for Advanced Retail Studies (CARS) is the only research centre in New Zealand focused on this exciting, diverse, dynamic and growing industry. We are defining retail research and business engagement in New Zealand.

CARS also serves as a mechanism to promote, connect, and help realise the University’s strategic priorities around the themes of AgriFood Business (particularly at Massey’s Albany campus), Creativity, Innovation, Sustainability, Health and Wellbeing, and Society.

We are a centre of excellence, dedicated to advancing the knowledge base of retailing in New Zealand and internationally.

Research

We conduct multi-disciplinary, collaborative research which is relevant and has impact.

Big Issues in Retail

What are the big issues facing retail today? CARS leads a number of initiatives to isolate and debate the Big Issues.

The 2017 Big Issues in Retail Report is now available.

The retail industry speaks about the Centre for Advanced Retail Studies


Courses

In addition to the BRBM, Massey offers several other courses and qualifications relevant to the retail industry at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Short courses are also available. 

News

Amazon has local retailers spooked – new survey
Massey University's latest Big Issues in Retail survey shows business confidence has declined since 2016, with the "Amazon effect" cited as the main...
Research shows lower injury rates in New Zealand racehorses
New research has shown that racehorses in New Zealand have a lower risk of injury than in other countries, with further work needed to explain why.
Retail student wins experience that money can’t buy
Retail business student Maddie McClean topped her class and won the chance to shadow the chief executive of The Warehouse and Warehouse Stationery...
Design students in Delhi for fashion contest
Fashion design graduate Sean Kelly went to New York to achieve success on Project Runway, and now three fashion design students from the College of...
Retail researcher warns of ‘post-Christmas blues’
The American retail traditions of 'Black Friday' and 'Cyber Monday' might have killed this year's Boxing Day sales, says a Massey University retail...

Contact

Centre for Advanced Retail Studies (CARS), Massey Business School, Albany, Private Bag 102904, North Shore, Auckland 0745, New Zealand

0800 2 RETAIL (0800 2 738245)

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