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Tess Bennett

Tess Bennett is an award-winning mid-career journalist and editor, reporting on business, retail and technology sectors for B2B publications.

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Puppy love: Pet Circle puts their customers at the heart of its business

Pet Circle CEO Michael Frizell talks on the pet supply category.
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Beauty goes boom: Adore Beauty revs up for 2021

Adore Beauty CEO Tennealle O'Shannessy reflects on her first year in the job.
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Beyond delivery: Marley Spoon gears up for the future

Rolf Weber shares how Marley Spoon dealt with 2020.
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Circular economy: Fashion rental market picks up speed

Glam Corner CEO Dean Jones says there is a rise of conscious consumers in the fashion industry.

Hush Puppies GM reveals plans for 2021

Hush Puppies general manager Charlene Perera reveals what to expect in the year ahead.

Fashion forward: Australian Brands Alliance

Australian Brands Alliance founder Paul El Sibai provides a sneak peek into what's ahead for the fashion house this year...

Here’s how Who Gives a Crap is rolling into 2021

When toilet paper unexpectedly became a hot commodity in 2020, Who Gives A Crap acted quickly. Co-founder and CEO, Simon...

Honey Birdette forges ahead with global expansion plans

Honey Birdette isn’t letting a pandemic slow down the growth of its international store network.

Ready, set, go: Accent Group speeds up

Daniel Agostinelli explains how omnichannel is helping the business speed up.

The great accelerator: How The Iconic navigated 2020

The rise of online shopping in 2020 was a double-edged sword, with some retailers struggling to meet the surge in digita...

Fast luxury: Hot or not?

Fast luxury is closing the gap between the runway and retail, but will the trend catch on?

How Tesla drives customer connections

What retailers can learn from the ‘worst car salesmen’.

Sustainability as a business investment

"It's incredibly important to show you are walking the talk and not just greenwashing."

Emerging brands wary of discounting trap

How steering clear of discounting is proving a winning pricing strategy for retailers.

Dyson tight lipped on Australian store opening

Vacuum retailer unable to comment on Aussie store opening, following launch of brand’s first dedicated retail space in B...

‘Resilient’ Kogan must now deliver

Online retailer "needs to get some runs on the board" after disappointing ASX debut.

NRA’s Trevor Evans elected to federal parliament

“I come from a small business family so the interests of small businesses and retailers have always been top of mind for...

Telstra makes a play for smart home market

Telstra faces a tough battle against established electrical retailers as it rolls out a new range of connected home appl...

Retailers risk shareholders’ wrath in court

Law firms prepare to join the fray as drama plays out for publically listed retailers.

Customer loyalty and failing fast

The Good Guys and Myer's CEO's on innovation and digital disruption in retail.