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Claire Hibbit

Claire Hibbit was the Editor of Inside FMCG and a senior reporter for Inside Retail.


Mecca rebrands concessions, eyes big 2016

Beauty brand plots ambitious growth for 2016.

Bang & Olufsen to open Melbourne flagship

Luxury Danish brand plans flagship opening under new ownership.

Harvey Norman aiming to impress in Singapore

Singaporean flagship a “statement to the Asian market.”

Airtasker aims for e­Bay status in outsourcing

Airtasker focused on domestic growth, part of which includes retail.

The golden age of data

Five lessons in using data to drive loyalty from the World Retail Congress in Rome.

Quiksilver opens second Boardriders store

Asia Pacific arm of surfwear group expands with opening of second Australian concept store.

On the ground at 2015 World Retail Congress

Key takeouts from the 2015 World Retail Congress in Rome.

Opus unveils new concepts at Paddington flagship

Opus’ refurbished Oxford Street flagship boasts two new store concepts under one roof.

US retailer headed Down Under

New York-based fashion brand to open Australian flagship store.

Future uncertain for Megan Gale’s Isola

What next for swimwear label after Seafolly split?

Bloomingdale’s impressive and aggressive tact

“No longer are people predicting the demise of the department store.”

Black Leopard pounces on retail market

Melbourne-based men’s skincare brand to take its offering international.

Retailers set up shop in Melbourne Airport’s T4

Redeveloped Melbourne Airport attracts high flying retailers.

Brave new world for McDonald’s

McDonald’s Australia opens up on transformation strategies.

Oroton Group charges on with new focus

After severing ties with Brooks Brothers, Oroton reveals next move.

Cos to open second Sydney store

Cos reveals details of second Australian store opening.

Report: Australian retailers lagging on mobile

Australian retailers still yet to fully capitalise on mobile, click and collect, and the use of the video.

Does Australia have a supermarket shortage?

New report suggests Australia could accommodate 200 new supermarkets over the next five years.

Forever 21 signals expansion plans

Fast fashion giant flags next Australian market following flagship opening.

Officeworks narrows in on customer experience

Officeworks shares insights of new customer led retail strategy and store format.


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