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Carla Bridge

Carla Bridge is Managing Editor of Inside Retail. She has a background in journalism and sub-editing, specialising in the retail industry. She has spent close to a decade reporting and commentating on the retail industry and issues including fashion, e-commerce, acquisitions, lifestyle and retail trends. Carla is also experienced in public relations, having worked on corporate communications, experiential, business to business and consumer campaigns for a number of high profile brands.

From the author

Woolworths SA CEO speaks out

Ian Moir discloses reasons for David Jones acquisition.

Room for everyone, says Zahra

Paul Zahra speaks to Inside Retail PREMIUM on trends impacting the Australian market and luxury.

Seed sets the date

Aussie fashion chain confirms location and opening date of first kiwi store.

A&F’s Aussie failure

Inside Retail takes a look at why US apparel brand Hollister failed to gain traction in Australia.

Lew sows his Seed

Lew family spreads their Seed beyond Australian shores.

From A to B

The disruption and digitisation of retail has major flow on effects for retail supply chains all over the country.

October online sales

Results of October online spending are in.

Christmas deliveries assured

Parcel capacity doubles, as Australia Post boss vows never to repeat Christmas 2011.

E-commerce Move

Dick Smith chain makes moves in a new retail space.

Retailers drive centre innovation

Australian shopping centres at the forefront of food on a global scale, says US shopping centre guru.

Sweet retailer tie up

Cult Sydney gelato brand creates four flavours to celebrate Williams-Sonoma Chatswood Chase openings.

New brand for RAG

Retail Apparel Group adds another brand to its menswear stable.

Sydney home for Forever 21

Australian debut for Forever 21 nears.

Fuel for the Forever 21 fire

Evidence mounts for the imminent opening of Forever 21 in Sydney.

Sales momentum continues

June retail sales remain buoyant with yet another year on year increase.

The marketing Mix

Coles steps up marketing efforts for Mix exclusive apparel brand.

Osmond to leave ANRA

Long serving ANRA CEO, Margy Osmond, to part ways with the retail industry body.

Cutting through World Cup clutter

Tips to cut trough the clutter of World Cup related marketing and campaigns vying for attention and shelf space.

Record sales run

Australia retail sales see their longest period of sustained growth in seven years - so why all the doom and gloom?

Mixed bag for tech consumer goods

Consumer electronics begins to emerge from sick bay.