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Updated: Which retailers have closed stores so far?

Updated: Which retailers have closed stores so far?

Most stores and shopping centres are technically still allowed to trade, but a growing number of retailers in discretionary categories, especially fashion, have opted to close stores, citing their desire t...
H&M to close 250 stores globally as customers move online
Adidas opens its largest Australian store yet
“Very disappointing”: Melbourne lockdown comes just as retailers were starting to recover
“We are incredibly sorry”: Flight Centre to close 90 further stores

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Omnichannel

Why it’s time retailers finally pay attention to older customers

Retailers would be wise to engage the growing number of older consumers who have embraced e-commerce in recent months.
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H&M to close 250 stores globally as customers move online

Fast fashion retailer H&M said it plans to close 250 stores worldwide next year as more and more of its customers shift ...

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.

Shopping holiday urges Aussies to buy Australian

The first National Buy Aussie Day is being used as a “call to arms” for shoppers to support Aussie small businesses that...
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Marketing

Can Thankyou leverage the power of social to win over FMCG’s biggest players?

The social enterprise has a strong track record with social media campaigns, but will it be enough to get the brand thro...

“We are incredibly sorry”: Flight Centre to close 90 further stores

Travel industry requires targeted support, says industry body.
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Openings & closings

VIDEO: Inside Twinings’ store transformation

Stephen Twining shares the thinking behind the transformation of the brand's only direct-to-consumer store.
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Adidas opens its largest Australian store yet

Adidas has launched Australia’s largest store yet in Adelaide.
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Sustainability

Thinking outside the box with T2

T2 global brand director Amy Smith talks sustainability, achieving B Corp status and managing global Covid-19 challenges...
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Amazon Prime Day dates revealed

Amazon Australia has announced this year's date for its annual Prime Day event that offers Prime members access to savin...
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Omnichannel

Local Singaporean food retailers shine in the spotlight

Since the pandemic, local food operators are Singaporeans' favourite retailers right now.
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Omnichannel

Are fashionistas still too snobby to shop at Walmart?

The US retail giant is hoping its range of trendy staples will win over fashionistas, and it might just have the winning...
Unhappy shoppers

Research finds big gap between shopper and retailer expectations

More than 70 per cent of Australian consumers believe they are usually better informed about products than the frontline...
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Luxury

Can Harrods win over Gen Z with inclusive beauty concept?

As luxury brands feel the pinch, London’s iconic department store Harrods makes a bold move to appeal to a broader demog...
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International

Deciem CEO reveals Korean expansions plans

Since Canadian beauty giant Deciem, parent company of cult brand The Ordinary, opened its first store in Korea in 2016, ...