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Lew adds fuel to the fire

Retailers like Solomon Lew have said they won’t pay rent while stores are closed. Here’s what that means for landlords.

Let’s dial down the coronavirus scaremongering

First it was bushfires, then it was floods, and now it’s coronavirus. But is the outbreak worth all the panic and fear?

With governments getting tough, it’s high-time to fix payroll

Even the biggest retailers are putting their hands up.

The rise and rise of JB Hi-Fi

It isn’t luck that brough JB Hi-Fi success – it’s that the retailer made the right moves every step of the way.

There’s a long road ahead for struggling Metcash

Kaufland’s exit eliminates a potentially dangerous new competitor, but Metcash remains vulnerable.

How Moir hopes to recover some of David Jones’s lost glory

Why Woolworths Holdings is still holding out hope.

Chasing too much, too soon sank Kaufland

Why the German retailer was willing to cut its losses rather than press on.

There’s no more Christmas joy

What happened to retail’s festive season?

Harris Scarfe sale raises questions about who knew what, when

Our contributor considers the possible paths that led to this surprising turn of events.

Chasing new customers can be counterproductive

Special introductory discounts can annoy your existing customer base.

A sugar hit that could do long-term damage

Retailers should steer clear of Black Friday, our contributor argues.

The revolving door of retail

From Dimmeys, to Best & Less, to EziBuy – change is afoot across the sector.

Satisfaction in the age of social media

Customers used to tell 20 people if they had a bad experience. Now they broadcast it to thousands.

Three times unlucky for non-compliant Woolworths

The retailer’s latest payment blunder isn’t its first.

Risk-taker Kogan.com faces down the doubters

The online retailer set the world on fire, but it’s facing new challenges.

Wesfarmers smart to offload Coles side businesses

The liquor, fuel and convenience arms have probably reached the upside potential of growth.

Rip Curl acquisition takes Kathmandu into summer

The outdoor retailer is set to become a major player in surfwear.

Retail Food Group looking for another lifeline

Franchisor turns to shareholders for funds, but do its figures stack up?

Brave retailers defy the odds on US expansion

A new bunch of challengers is getting ready to enter the US market.

Brookes plays matchmaker for Myer and David Jones

Would the struggling department store chains be better together?

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