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SDA launches ad campaign to support minimum wage boost

SDA national secretary Gerard Dwyer said retail staff who worked tirelessly during the Covid-19 crisis deserved “a fair ...
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Retail appointments of the week

R..M. Williams hires new CMO; The Iconic hires GM of sport; Moncler announces first chief brand officer.

The Iconic names former Nike exec as general manager for Sport

Lifestyle and fashion retailer The Iconic has hired former Nike executive Andrew Poole to fill its newly created role of...

Woolies-backed PetCulture wants to change the way businesses see pets

PetCulture will expand on the burgeoning pet care options available across Woolworths Group.

Coles upskills marketing team with mini MBA course

Professor Mark Ritson will deliver a 12-week program for more than 160 Coles professionals in order to boost their exper...

Zara underpaid its workers $2.6 million

The fashion firm is undergoing a remediation program to pay back impacted workers.
Inside Retail & RedSeed

How to get the most out of your sales people

The expertise of someone who knows the product and talks directly to a customer about it has been sorely missed. But do ...

Stagnant salaries driving wedge between employers, staff: Hays

More retail professionals can expect a pay rise this year, though it may not be at the level they are hoping for.

Third McDonald’s franchisee faces court over workplace breach allegations

Tthe South Australian Branch of the SDA – the union for fast food workers – lodges a landmark case.

Long-term employee and customer relationships key to retail growth

If employers invest in their people, provide meaningful learning opportunities, and help employees grow within their org...
Industry groups have criticised the slow reopening.

Victoria to offer support to businesses hit by snap lockdown

Victoria’s minister for industry support and recovery Martin Pakula said the package would be announced next week.

How H&M took workforce planning to the next level

At fashion retail giant H&M group, workforce planning has become a critical part of daily activity.

10 things we’ve learned about making your recruitment more inclusive

If your organisation is staffed by the same kind of person, you have work to do.

Inside ex-Sportsgirl CEO Colleen Callander’s new leadership manifesto

Callander’s new book, Leader By Design, is all about inspiring more women to become leaders.
Inside Retail & Satellite Office

Why outsourcing employees could be the key to surviving the next disruption

The retailers that flourished during the pandemic were flexible and prepared to switch gears in a moment’s notice. Here’...

MyDeal poaches Catch CMO to power its growth

“I’m eager to join such a high calibre team at a pivotal moment in MyDeal’s growth journey,” Gracie said.

Woolworths, Big W, Endeavour introduce paid gender affirmation leave

The Woolworths Group in Australia and New Zealand extends support for transgender and gender diverse employees.

Victorian treasurer asks big business to pay its share

Parts of the business community are pushing back against a ‘mental health levy’ which will tax big business to fund ment...

ARA launching podcast series hosted by CEO Paul Zahra

Retail Therapy will see Zahra chat with CEOs and leaders from retailers from across Australia in order to provide unique...

Kathmandu names RipCurl boss as new group CEO

Seven months after long-time group chief executive Xavier Simonet resigned, the outdoor fashion business has announced h...