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Three must-have critical skills for retail managers

Managers are a crucial hire for any retailer, so it makes sense to equip them with the skills they need to perform well,...

Endeavour to hire 4000 summer staff for Dan Murphy’s, BWS

While most roles will be in NSW, Victoria and Queensland, some 1000 staff are being sought in other states and territori...

Retail appointments for the week

Richard Murray officially starts at Premier; Ceres Life hires new GM; Little Birdie expands leadership team; appo...

Cotton On’s organic label Ceres Life taps new general manager

Steph Nolan will lead the organic label with a ‘roll up your sleeves’ and work-culture focused approach, according to th...

Andrew Banks shares new ways to solve Australian retail’s skills shortage

Australia's retail industry is facing a skills shortage, due to continuous lockdowns, a lack of job security and the abs...

Females to the front: Women retail leaders share insights from the top

Successful women in retail chat about their business heroes, the best career advice they've ever received and the experi...

Little Birdie makes key leadership hires

Little Birdie was launched in August 2021, and aims to help consumers discover trending products, easily compare similar...

JD appoints president, freeing founder to focus on strategy

China's JD has appointed Xu Lei as the e-commerce giant's first-ever president, making way for CEO and founder Richard L...

My team has worked a four-day week for a year. This is what I’ve learned

Here is how to get five days' worth of work done in four and let go of the fear that you'll miss something urgent.

Amazon CEO unveils 55,000 tech jobs in first hiring push under his watch

That’s equal to more than a third of Google’s headcount as of June 30, and close to all of Facebook’s.
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Amazon Flex comes under fire for “poor working conditions”

“[Amazon] has created an atmosphere of fear,” one driver told the ABC.

Indemnity scheme announced for businesses that host vaccination hubs

The scheme will also extend compensation for workers who get the vaccine, and who may need time off afterward to recover...

‘A time to extend kindness’: How retailers can help in Afghanistan crisis

Walmart, Airbnb and Verizon have stepped up to lend their support for the people of Afghanistan. Here’s how your busines...

Retail appointments for the week

JB Hi-Fi Group CEO Richard Murray officially departs; Travis Wright takes the helm at Tigerlily; Michael Kors and Starbu...

The art of difficult conversations

By seeking to avoid confrontation in the moment, leaders end up with more confrontation down the track.

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