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‘We’re very positive’: Four Pillars bets on domestic travel

The gin distillery has launched its first airport retail space this week, hoping to get ahead of a coming boom in domest...

BWS launches ‘Snag a Donation’ campaign to donate $50,000 to charity

Liquor retailer BWS is encouraging Australians to upload a picture of their BBQ, snags included, to Instagram during the...

Roy Morgan survey reports sharp decline in consumer confidence

Consumer confidence is down b y 8.1 points to the level of 97.9 – the weakest result since 1992.

JB Hi-Fi sales fall, but online turnover soars

“In challenging circumstances, we have again demonstrated our ability to adapt and respond to meet the strong demand fro...

Behind the US$1.5 billion valuation of online beauty company Oddity

Oddity, the company behind cult online makeup brand Il Makiage, recently raised US$130 million, giving it a valuation of...

Omicron threatens retail workforce as Kmart and Target slash trading hours

With more team members having to isolate due to Covid, the retailer expects additional pressure.

Luxury in the gym: Is Dior’s workout collab worth the sweat?

As brands vie to enter the booming athleisure space, Dior steps up its commitment with the launch of branded workout har...

Factors driving the transformation imperative for retail

These four factors drive the transformation imperative for retail. Combined, they make innovation challenging but they d...

Link taps Charter Hall exec to head international operations

Chubb will join Link next April and report to George Hongchoy, the group’s CEO.

One to watch: APAC goes all in on social commerce

The pandemic has caused shifts of behaviour that have accelerated growth in social commerce throughout. Here are the tre...

Shopper founder Ben Walker has passed away

Shopper founder and CEO, Ben Walker passed away in his sleep on Saturday, 15th January. He was 47.

“It’s disappointing”: Why retailers should do more to tackle modern slavery

Monash University reported last year that more than a third of mandatory modern slavery reports were unsatisfactory. So,...

From small to medium: the hottest tips for making your business grow

The e-commerce industry is a jungle, and it can be hard to understand what tools, platforms and partners are right for y...

City Chic records strong revenue growth despite logistical disruptions

The business’ customer base increased by 23% during this period despite the pandemic and major supply chain disruptions,...

Ikea buys land damaged by hurricane in Florida to plant forests

The world's biggest furniture brand operates through a franchise system with Ingka Group the main retailer.

Yoox Net-A-Porter names new APAC lead

Natalie Lee will aim to strengthen the business' local presence across all APAC countries outside of mainland China and ...

Woolworths reinstates customer limits to curb hoarding

Woolworths has reinstated product limits on certain lines that are selling out: in particular, toilet paper and painkill...

A huge, whizbang explosion: What to expect from Melbourne Fashion Festival

While other fashion weeks cater to industry professions, MFF has always put consumers first. This year, it's offering li...

Isolation rules lifted for critical industries

Critical industries like transport and logistics, food supply and distribution networks, healthcare, emergency services,...

VIDEO: How Deciem has created a people-first workplace culture

From paid voting and protesting days to a company-wide fund that supports employees facing hardship and adversity, beaut...

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