Ugly duckling becomes swan: Papua New Guinea retailer Brian Bell opens K30 million shopping centre

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Not even a pandemic could stop the new Gordons Plaza from opening. Brian Bell CEO Cameron McKellar talks to Business Advantage PNG about the challenges of launching in the times COVID-19.

Retail rollercoaster: Papua New Guinean retailers on wild COVID-19 ride

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Demand is up, foot traffic is down and trading is restricted but Papua New Guinea’s retailers are finding a way through the country’s current lockdown – and some positive changes are here to stay, reports Paul Chai.

Boardroom briefing: remote working, telcos face rise in data usage

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Remote workers are the future, telcos feel the work-from-home pinch and the gear you need to get the job done at home. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and coronavirus.

Papua New Guinea’s veteran retailer seeks to grow its local suppliers

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Brian Bell Group is reaping the rewards of three years of infrastructure investment and using this period of profitability to grow its local partnerships.

People moves: AGL energy, Brian Bell Group

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Peter Botten joins AGL Energy board, Cameron Mackellar becomes Chief Executive at the Brian Bell Group.

What makes brands work in Papua New Guinea?

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A recent online survey to identify Papua New Guinea’s most recognisable brands suggests that traditional marketing techniques still hold sway in PNG. But for how much longer?