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Margaret MacNabb


Retail appointments

Yum Brands appoints CFO, Apple designer to depart and CBRE gains industry veteran.

GPT placement raises $800 million

Fund manager GPT Group has raised $800 million through an institutional placement on the Australian Securities Exchange which it says it will use to fund investment in Sydney waterfront commercial property and to expand its holdings in the logistics sector. GPT said the equity raising would support various projects, including the proposed acquisition of a furth…

Retail news from around the globe

Zara closing stores, Steinhoff reports loss, and more.

Kaufland turns sod on new distribution centre

German grocery giant kicks off construction of a state-of-the-art DC in Melbourne.

Coles launches new-look Prahran

The supermarket has completed the first refurbishment of its Chapel Street location in 50 years.

Retail news from around the globe

Walmart swallows up Jet.com; Ted Baker issues profit warning; and more.

Bunnings SA warehouse sold

The warehouse sold on a yield of 5.13 per cent.

Savills rejects doom-and-gloom forecasts

Property experts counter the recession narrative.

Retail appointments

Greencross names new CEO; Aldi exec moves to Super Retail Group; and more.

Vicinity values fall

Property owner expects value of its portfolio to decline by $202 million.

Mintus buys Gosford mall

Parramatta developer buys shopping centre for $23 million.

Retail news from around the globe

GameStop profit crashes; Walmart sued in India; and more.

Retail appointments: Vicinity names new CFO

Nike adds first global CDO and more.

SCA Property valuations show decline

Property group shaves $6 million off its portfolio value.

Coles and Aldi join Karrinyup

AMP has announced the supermarkets will be part of a new shopping centre.

Retail news from around the globe

PVH cuts forecast on tariff fears; surf’s out for Abercrombie; and more.

Noosa shop fetches over $5m

Beachside property, leased to Lorna Jane, has been sold to private investor.

Retail news from around the globe

Jamie Oliver’s bill comes due, Tapestry expands in Asia and more.

Vicinity sells major assets

Sales demonstrate value of convenience-based shopping, firm says.

Opalia centre on the way

A new centre is being planned for Melbourne’s booming western corridor.


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