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Inside Retail Top 50 influential retailers list
Rob Scott says the deal is in the best interests of Wesfarmers’ shareholders.
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Inside Retail Top 50 influential retailers list

Traditional heavyweights are back at the helm of Australia’s most influential retailers, following the much-heralded entries by international giants Down Under in recent times. But as the industry continues...
The Iconic, Accent Group discuss what’s next in customer obsession
From the source: Justin Gaggino, HiSmile
Liberté, égalité, beauté: Q&A with Kate Morris
4 business lessons you can learn from Elle Macpherson

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Management

This week in retail leadership

Hairhouse Warehouse co-founder dies; ex-ARA boss heads to Eftpos; and more.
Sustainability

From the source: Anthony Chesler, Thread Together

We speak with the CEO of the fashion charity about its supports for people in need.
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Myer cuts another 90 head office jobs in pursuit of leaner business model

Department store chain said it is accelerating changes in light of the changing retail landscape.

Minimum wage increase to hit retail in February 2021

The minimum wage will rise to $753.80 a week starting July 1.
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Wage theft can now lead to 10 years in jail in Victoria

Industry groups criticise new bill for treading similar ground as the FWO.
Fashion & accessories

From the source: Forever New, Carolyn Mackenzie

The womenswear brand's new managing director talks new services and entering the plus-size market.
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TikTok snaps up local talent and launches Sydney office

Multiple former Google managers make the jump to the video platform's local team.
Food & beverage

From the source: Richard Kelsey, Beer Cartel

Director of the online beer retailer discusses Australians' changing alcohol consumption habits.
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NRA pushes for more inclusive hiring practices post-virus

Ready and Able project seeks to help people with disability gain employment in the retail industry.
Furniture & homewares

From the source: Gavin Culmsee, Bedshed

CEO of the specialty retail chain talks keeping stores open during COVID and launching e-commerce.

Woolworths awards shares to more than 100,000 employees

Retail giant rewards over 100,000 team members with shares.
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‘A rigid and outdated system’: ARA welcomes new approach to industrial relations, training

Retail association says the current system is outdated and hurting businesses and employees.
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HR

NRA program sheds light on domestic violence

The National Retail Association has teamed up with members to support staff amid a spike in domestic violence.
Health & beauty

From the source: Bec Jefferd, Ultra Violette

The co-founder of this cult beauty brand talks opportunity in the sun category and growing despite the pandemic.
Openings & closings

Klarna appoints content editor

News from this week in retail appointments.

Coronavirus has turned retail therapy into retail anxiety – keeping customers calm will be key to carrying on

If retailers and hospitality service providers want customers to return in greater numbers the goal will be to minimise ...
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Businesses exposed to billions in back-payment claims following ruling in casual worker case

The Federal Court's landmark ruling on Wednesday has reignited fears around "double dipping".
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People

Letting staff go – a guide on what to do

Businesses sometimes have to let staff go. People management specialist Karen Gately explains how to do it right.

McDonald’s accused of sexual harassment on global scale

Fast food giant faces international sexual harassment lawsuit.
Pet supplies

Pet stores: Following animal instincts

Petbarn, PetStock and Pet Circle share what's happening in the pet care and supplies sector.