About the author

Inside Retail

From the team at Inside Retail - Australia's trusted source of retail industry news for more than 35 years.


Australian dollar falls

Aussie dollar declines against the greenback.

Australian dollar up

Aussie dollar rises against US counterpart.

Australian dollar rises

Aussie dollar rises against US counterpart.

Australian dollar continues to climb

Aussie dollar rises against US counterpart.

Australian dollar up

Aussie dollar rises against US counterpart.

Aussie dollar falls over the weekend

The Australian dollar has fallen over the weekend to 71.53 US cents, compared to the 72.10 US cents seen at the end of last week.  The Aussie dollar is also buying $1.07 New Zealand dollars, 60.6 Euro cents, 54.5 British pence, 4.97 Chinese yuan renminbi and 75.5 Japanese yen.

Plant-based food is having a moment right now

Why this new product category is taking off, and what it means for retail.

What retail leaders can learn from the military

Contributor Craig Padoa explains why it’s more important than ever to test new features.

Virtuous or virtue signalling?

With brands increasingly making statements on social issues, what’s the best way to instil genuine change and communicate that to customers?

Woolworths to introduce zero-waste shopping platform Loop into Australia

Supermarket shares new details about sustainable shopping service.

Rethinking cart abandonment

Our contributor Dr Jason Pallant reveals what you might be getting wrong about cart abandonment.

Click and convert: 3 steps to creating a great app

Three simple steps will ensure your retail business is maximising your app’s value, driving sales and making your image shine.

Hugo Boss expands online reach into Asia, Australia

Fashion label Hugo Boss is expanding its online reach to the Asia Pacific market.

Inside Ikea’s Home of Tomorrow

A tenement building in Poland has been repurposed as a place to teach customers about sustainable living.

Perfectly imperfect: Manteau Noir

A peek inside a beautiful homewares store in the heart of country Victoria.

Wake up and smell the coffee: Starbucks Reserve

A peek inside the new Starbucks Reserve store in Singapore.

Inside Brisbane’s luxurious tile showroom Il Bosco

Take a look inside tile supplier Artedomus’s showstopping new space.

Dolce & Gabbana: Luxury meets history

Inside the luxury brand’s jaw-dropping new Paris store.

Harrods London

Harrods launches second site, Hong Kong retail at tipping point and other global news

Our round-up of the biggest international headlines from the past five days.

Omnichannel retail: Is it really the answer?

Often seen as the holy grail of modern retail, omnichannel may not actually deliver the value that so many expect.


National retailers have been forced to close their Melbourne stores during the city's "hard lockdown". Some have pl… https://t.co/sCeYdaWWL1

3 hours ago

Seafolly has acquired Jets, with plans to run the brand primarily as an e-commerce and wholesale business #retailhttps://t.co/O2nXhkY26S

4 hours ago

Kogan continues to see a significant increase in sales, thanks to a shift to online shopping during the pandemic. T… https://t.co/WtKGzm8YTI

5 hours ago