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A diminished Victoria’s Secret sold

Victoria’s Secret is being sold, as consumers push for more diversity in representation.

Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

Amazon founder announces the Bezos Earth Fund.

Wage thieves could face naming and shaming

Discussion paper proposes options to tackle underpayment.

Qld fraudster sentenced to nine years

Former Kleenmaid director jailed for defrauding a bank of $13 million and trading while insolvent.

CEOs pessimistic about economy in 2020

Business leaders expect economic conditions to deteriorate in 2020.

Oct retail flatlines despite RBA rate cut

Retail flatline further evidence consumers have banked recent stimulus.

Metcash shares hit by lost 7-Eleven deal

7-Eleven won’t renew its contract with the food and beverage distributor.

Private sector workers worse off: study

The Centre For Future Work found private sector workers could be thousands of dollars worse off under employer-proposed work law reform.

Tasmania overtakes NSW in economic stakes

NSW falls from second to third behind Tasmania in CommSec’s quarterly State of the States economic momentum rankings.

LVMH group offers to buy Tiffany

Louis Vuitton owner LVMH approached Tiffany & Co with an acquisition offer.

Rockpool accused of ‘audacious’ wage theft

Dining group accused of tampering with time-sheets to cheat chefs out of wages.

David Jones to sell Melbourne CBD frontage

Retailer will sell part of its Bourke Street Mall frontage and revamp sister site.

Aussies spend big shopping on social media

Aussies are spending more than $16 billion a year shopping via social media, new research says.

NT Harvey Norman customers repaid $1.5m

Harvey Norman worker falsified information to sign up indigenous people to large debts.

Criminalise wage theft: ex-ACCC head Fels

Hurry up and criminalise wage theft, former ACCC head tells Canberra.

Costs hidden from potential franchisees

Would-be food franchisees are not being given the full picture before they buy into a business: ACCC.

SA names first plastic-free precincts

SA government names the first retail areas which will commit to eliminating single-use plastics such as straws and cutlery.

US retail sales up solidly

Healthy US retail sales a sign of consumer confidence.

Rebates failing to boost retailers: NAB

The post-election tax cuts don’t appear to have helped Australia’s retail sector.

Big firms backing indigenous business

New initiative spurs businesses to work with indigenous suppliers.

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