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Why Flora & Fauna founder Julie Mathers is betting on baby swaddles

Why Flora & Fauna founder Julie Mathers is betting on baby swaddles

Six months after leaving the eco-friendly online retail business she sold to manufacturing and consumer goods company BWX for $27.9 million in 2021, Flora & Fauna founder Julie Mathers has finally revealed...
Alibaba revenue growth flatlines for first time as China’s lockdowns bite
Why retailers are looking to healthcare for growth
Liquor Marketing Group buys loyalty marketing company
“No bells and whistles”: Inside Metcash’s new value-based supermarket

Financial Archives

SA’s premier retail precinct welcomes Australia’s biggest brands

Shoppers and visitors are returning to the Adelaide CBD, with spending up, dwell time increasing, and major brands inves...

Advice from veteran retailers on how to get through a recession

‘Stay calm’, ‘keep your ear to the ground’ and ‘always be changing’ are just some of the top tips for navigating a finan...

Lindt exec talks why Australia is such a strong test market

Here, we talk to Lindt Australia CEO Michael Schai about his time in the retail industry, as well as what the global bra...

Apple forecasts faster sales growth, despite glum economy

CEO Tim Cook says Apple is “being more deliberate" in hiring in recognition of the realities of the environment.

Puma raises revenue outlook, handling China woes better than Adidas

Puma reported strong second-quarter earnings and raised its full-year outlook, coping with headwinds in China better tha...

Profits slump for online retailer Kogan

Founder Ruslan Kogan said consumers don’t want to alter their lifestyle but are happy to shift the way they shop in unce...

Rising costs stunt retail spending in June

Australian Retailers Association CEO, Paul Zahra, said the results are not necessarily a “full reflection” of business p...

Analysis: Here’s why e-commerce profits remain elusive for some brands

Retail companies have been forced to accelerate the development of their digital capabilities at a rate previously unima...

LVMH sales soar 19 per cent, despite China slowdown

The growth pace in the second quarter was a tad slower than in the first three months of 2022, when group sales had clim...

Online boom drives Myer sales boost

Online sales accounted for 24 per cent of total sales and are expected to range between $715 million and $725 million hi...

‘People are ready to travel’: Strandbags aims to take Aussie luggage global

With the launch of a revitalised luggage offer, Strandbags is ready to take its brands to the next level.

Analysis: Why brands need to meet inflation with empathy

No one likes it when prices are on the rise. You may not be able to avoid charging more but a few adjustments to soften ...

In trading update, Accent Group warns profits will drop

Group CEO, Daniel Agostinelli, said the business experienced a “positive customer response” in the first three weeks of ...

Rising sales are hiding retailers’ anguish, says ARA chief

Releasing the latest monthly Mastercard SpendingPulse data this morning, Zahra says consumer spending continued its stro...

Dusk plans expansion ahead of Christmas

In a trading update, the business says it expects total sales to finalise at around $138.3 million, down from $148.6 mil...