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Heather McIlvaine



Redbubble CEO ousted, founder returns in interim role

Martin Hosking replaces Barry Newstead in leadership shake-up.

NRA lays out retail recovery plan

Wage freeze, tax break and government funding part of blueprint to help struggling retailers.

Outland Denim recognised for anti-trafficking work

Jeans brand shortlisted for international award.

Sportsgirl introduces its first ‘Sportsboy’

The iconic teen fashion brand is embracing diversity in its latest campaign.

4 great CEO insights from NRF 2020

The best insights from the biggest names who spoke at the annual conference in New York City last month.

$50 million debt revealed as expressions of interest close for Jeanswest

Administrators held the first creditors meeting this week.

Christmas miscalculation blamed for driving store closures

Jeanswest just the latest retailer to announce store closures in 2020.

Why Under Armour is more than just another apparel company: NRF 2020

Our coverage of the final day of NRF 2020.

Tech, CX and leadership insights from NRF 2020: Day 2

Our key takeaways from Starbucks, Chloe, Zappos, Gap and more.

NRF 2020: Highlights from the first day

What we learned from Showfields, Andie, Crate & Barrel and Rent the Runway.

How Good360 plans to avoid the usual pitfalls of disaster response

The nonprofit warns outpouring of support could have knock-on effects.

State by state: Christmas and Boxing Day 2019 trading hours

When will shops be open over the holidays?

Marlin Brands buys Zanui

Wholesaler backed by Oaktree, Alceon Group has bought the collapsed online retailer.

Winning to open new DC in Victoria following strong growth

New DC to facilitate free, next-day delivery in Victoria.

Industry, unions divided over “complexity” of award system

Two camps are forming over a review to occur next year.

Retail appointments

“Woman to watch” joins Nike board, AuMake strengthens board, Styelrunner founder joins Accent.

How Super Retail Group plans to win Black Friday (and Christmas)

New data confirms the old peak season is a thing of the past.

How to innovate like a boss

Tips to drive creativity – from Walmart, John Lewis and The Iconic.

How Country Road got into rentals

The surprisingly personal origin story behind the brand’s partnership with GlamCorner.

Pumpkins rule: the rise and rise of Halloween

How retailers took advantage of the increasingly popular holiday.


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