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Management Archives

Private equity firm looks to acquire PAS Group out of administration

Queens Lane Capital looks to pick the business up after months of restructuring.

Will 2020 be the year Singles’ Day goes global?

Why China’s version of Black Friday is gaining traction with brands and consumers around the world.

Government outlines terms for Australia Post investigation

Logistics provider Australia Post will face a one-month long investigation into the business’ culture of gifting and exp...

Woolworths’ distribution bid “opportunistic”: Ombudsman

The Ombudsman has written to the ACCC to urge the regulator to block the acquisition on the grounds that it could be dis...
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How to survive in turbulent times, according to a Barnes & Noble exec

Kacey Sharrett, Barnes & Noble’s VP of e-commerce and digital, has faced some pretty turbulent times in her retail caree...
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On the ballot: How brands could make a difference in the US election

Thousands of companies have pledged to give their workers paid time off to vote in the upcoming presidential election. H...

Amart, Lovehoney and Appliances Online win big at National Retail Awards

The National Retail Awards, held virtually for the first time last night, brought together some of the industry’s finest...
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VIDEO: Catch founder Gabby Leibovich shares his story

How the entrepreneur grew Catch into one of the country's biggest e-commerce companies.
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Accent Group has a vision for the future, and it’s not focused on footwear

Having conquered shoes, the owner of The Athlete’s Foot now wants to grab a share of the broader performance market.
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“Pretty wild”: Kate Morris reflects on Adore Beauty’s IPO

Why going out on investor roadshows was an “eye-opening” experience for the beauty business founder.

Why Harrolds’ MD is running for Melbourne City Council

Mary Poulakis wants to change consumers’ perception that shopping in the CBD is “too hard”.

Developing the foundations to support rapid change

Commbank analyses the changes to the hardware sector, and what can be done to cement a stronger business.

Eased Victorian restrictions will help retailers across the country: ARA

However, Christmas period likely to be impacted by restricted retail.
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‘We gambled on this thing’: Gerry Harvey reflects on the past six months

A candid conversation with Harvey Norman's chairman about Melbourne’s reopening, stock shortages and rent.
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Myer trims board as shareholder pressure mounts

Second biggest shareholder Wilson Asset Management takes aim at Myer.
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Why this face mask is better than the rest

Former Brand Collective CEO Martin Matthews is behind the Australian launch of CastleGrade.

Hiring teams: The new corporate M&A

Clever businesses know that employing high-performing teams is a trend that’s set to grow in the future.

The week in retail appointments

Seafolly installs new CEO; Accent Group's head of digital goes to Afterpay.
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Retail sector urges Vic Gov to revisit roadmap

Retail industry groups are pleading a case for a faster reopening in Melbourne.
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Industry group welcomes $3 billion support package for Victorian businesses

The package includes cash grants, tax relief and cashflow support for many businesses.