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Retail leaders share their top tips for going global

Where should retailers begin, and what do they need to keep in mind before deciding upon going global?

Indian eyewear giant Lenskart to take control of Owndays

The deal is expected to help both companies further expand their presence in Asia.

Fashion group Shandong Ruyi’s creditors take full control of Lycra

Representatives for Ruyi did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Walgreens shelves pharmacy Boots’ sale as market turmoil hits dealmaking

Boots was initially valued at as much as 8 billion pounds, or US$10.88 billion.

Retail’s use of facial recognition raises red flags for consumers

From online browsing behaviours to in-store facial recognition, customers are becoming increasingly uneasy with how, and...

Inflation helps fuel strong Australian retail sales in May

National Retail Association’s chief, Dominique Lamb, said: “Despite the cost of living and interest rates rises, consume...

Uber, TWU set the bar for gig workers in landmark pact

Months of negotiations between Uber Australia and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) have resulted in a landmark agreemen...

The end of Roe v. Wade is already impacting US retailers. Here’s how

Patagonia, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Levi’s, Disney, Nike, Adidas, Apple and Amazon are just some of the retailers that hav...

Miniso’s “good quality with low price” mantra takes off in Southeast Asia

The retailer is aiming for expansion within Malaysia, with its latest launch of its flagship store in Shah Alam, Selango...

Collins Foods’ sales rebound as Europe reopens

Drew O’Malley, MD and CEO, said significant reinvestments in the business have helped support strong operating cash flow...

How Country Road dials up personalisation with free digital gifting service

Gift Flick is an e-commerce plug-in that enables consumers to virtually send any product or gift voucher in an e-tailer’...

From poverty to billions. Vale: Leonardo del Vecchio, founder of Luxottica

Del Vecchio rose from a childhood in an orphanage to amass a fortune of tens of billions of euros.

What it’s like to be ‘out and proud’ in the retail industry

PetCulture's head of CRM and personalisation Sebastian Kuemmel is a passionate advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community. We a...

Over the rainbow: How retailers are embracing inclusion beyond Pride month

To reap the rewards of promoting inclusion today, retailers have to step up and show results. Here’s how many are succes...

Retail labour shortage worsening, finds ARA survey

ARA CEO Paul Zahra said the labour crisis must be urgently addressed as retail businesses are “fundamental” to the Austr...

Looking ahead: 2022 holiday logistics predictions

With the holiday season looming on the horizon, here are some predicted trends that might impact shipping and global sup...

Choice lodges OAIC complaint over ‘intrusive’ facial recognition technology

Privacy regulator reviewing The Good Guys, Bunnings, and Kmart practice of photographing and storing facial impressions ...

Metcash boosts sales, profit despite supply-chain challenges

Wholesaler also reveals commitment to lease new $70 million DC in Victoria now under construction by Goodman Group.

Milkrun sorry for ‘unacceptable’ delays as startups feel the squeeze

Last month, Send – which was founded in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic – collapsed into voluntary administration.

Rossi Boots plots renaissance under new owners

Under new management, the company is building a manufacturing factory in Adelaide and investing in technology to create ...