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Welcome home: Melbourne womenswear label Steele opens first physical store

We chat with Steele founder Jessica Reid about the story and inspiration behind her brand.

Cars24 closes third funding round this year to hit valuation of $4.6bn

“Today’s news is just another step in Cars24’s journey to transform the way Australians buy used cars,” said chief execu...

Frank Body, Arnott’s, Step One lead Christmas donation drive

Frank Body CMO Jess Hatzis recruited industry partners to donate 12,000 units of stock for a charity donation drive.

Alibaba looks abroad as China growth slows

International e-commerce "will become one of the key growth drivers", says incoming CFO, adding that 57 per cent of reve...

Fashion label Nude Lucy goes DTC: Inside the brand’s new strategy

The women’s fashion brand has opened its first standalone store on the Gold Coast, and it’s just the beginning. Here’s ...

Why luxury brands are bowing down to resale

Luxury brands like LVMH are reselling deadstock material at nearly 70 per cent off the original wholesale price.
Tint co-founder Djordje Dikic wearing a black blazer and smiling.

Nappies, hip-hop and millennial CEO goals: A chat with Djordje Dikic, Tint

We chat with millennial CEO Djordje Dikic about why he named the paints in his business after hip-hop songs and how he t...

Beauty at the bus stop: Mecca uses vending machines to drive gift sales

Mecca is using gifting machines to serve consumers while they are out and about in the lead up to Christmas.

Voly to expand beyond Sydney after $18 million seed funding round

Founders promise to disrupt retail sector that offers “some of the slowest delivery times in the world”.
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Aussies are lagging in affiliate marketing uptake – that’s about to change

Affiliate marketing has become a multi-billion dollar industry globally – but in Australia, the concept remains shrouded...

Inside the rumoured death of physical stores and other predictions for 2022

Through Covid, we have seen a vast number of permanent store closures, which has somewhat re-ignited the ‘stores are dea...

Why Good & Fugly is the future of fruit and veg

Fresh produce delivery company Good & Fugly is on a mission to save imperfect fruit and veg from being wasted.

All things bright and beautiful: About Allkinds’ fun-filled philosophy

Allkinds, an inclusive personal care brand for kids, has big plans to grow its digital and physical presence in 2022.

Nike buys virtual sneaker maker RTFKT in metaverse push

Formed in 2020 by Benoit Pagotto, Chris Le and Steven Vasilev, RTFKT also makes NFT collectibles and memes, according to...

Bonjour Australia! French fashion makes an entrance with online showroom

A French trade agency has opened an online showroom to connect trendy French brands with Australian buyers.

Why All Shades Matter wants to be known as a brand for people of colour

Inclusive beauty brand All Shades Matter is flipping the script on foundation. While most makeup brands tend to launch w...

Same product, new name: Inside Mon Purse’s relaunch strategy

A year after falling into administration due to Covid-19, customisable leather goods brand Mon Purse is back just in tim...

Toys ‘R’ Us rides Black Friday boom, but delivery delays bite

While sales growth was welcome, it also meant Toys ‘R’ Us had to delay the implementation of a next-day delivery service...

Delivery like a G: Menulog challenged by Australia’s labour shortage

Food delivery platform Menulog sees growth in grocery and convenience foods, but Australia’s labour shortage is making c...

Alibaba overhauls e-commerce businesses, appoints new CFO

The changes come as Alibaba faces headwinds on multiple fronts, including increased competition, a slowing economy and a...

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