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Management Archives

Openings & closings

Retail news from around the globe

ASOS profit more than doubles; Amazon eyes bankrupt mall stores; Starbucks Bangkok goes self-serve; and more.
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G-Star Raw permanently closes 57 stores after failing to find a buyer

Uncertainty about the future of retail after JobKeeper ends was a major factor in the end result, administrators say.

Woolies appoints medical officer for virus

Woolworths created a chief medical officer position within the company to shape the retailer's response to coronavirus.

For some companies, JobKeeper has become DividendKeeper

This recession governments chose to help pay salaries to keep workers in work rather than pay unemployment benefits when...

Crime, abuse, stress: NRA report reveals reality of working in retail

The landmark report shines a light on the areas of the industry that need improvement.

Retail news from around the globe

Ralph Lauren seeks reset; PSG opens store in Seoul; CSIRO eyes coloured cotton; and more.

This week in retail appointments

Guy Russo joins Scentre Group board; Jurlique welcomes new leaders; Metcash chooses new CFO.

How to survive retail Armageddon

With the sector seemingly on the road to Armageddon, what weapons will you need in your arsenal to minimise the damage? ...

Vital Signs: Shorter meetings but longer days – how Covid-19 has changed the way we work

The nature of work was evolving before Covid-19, and it will continue to do so as many parts of the world continue with ...
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Broad push for retail staff, shoppers to wear masks

Two dozen major retailers now "strongly encourage" customers and staff to wear masks in areas where they are not yet req...

This week in retail appointments

Pandora's global reorg hits home in Australia; i=Change forms board; Michael Hill's new secretary; Catch loses GM of ope...
Openings & closings

Retail news from around the globe

Victoria Beckham launches beauty on Tmall; LVMH sees profit disappear; and more.
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The who, what, when, where and why of the Melbourne shutdown

Here's everything retailers need to know about the restrictions taking effect on Wednesday.
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How Melbourne retail went dark

The near-total shutdown of retail stores could actually have been much worse.

Australian MD let go as part of Pandora’s global reorg

The jewellery giant has appointed Australian David Allen to lead the newly formed Pacific cluster.
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“That’ll do” mindset just won’t do

Contributor Peter Sheppard makes the case for high standards.
Supply chain

What retail leaders can learn from the military

Contributor Craig Padoa explains why it's more important than ever to test new features.
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This week in retail appointments

Woolworths names new PR director; new faces at AMP Capital.

Retail news from around the globe

Christian Louboutin steps into Macau; Ikea moves into clothing; and more.

Training key to dealing with customers who refuse to wear masks

Bunnings responds to concerns about confrontations over mask-wearing in stores.