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Q&A: How we (finally) pulled the trigger on launching our own brand
Covid-19 gave these founders the kick they needed to start their own business. Image: Supplied

Q&A: How we (finally) pulled the trigger on launching our own brand

With more than 10 years’ collective experience in the footwear category, Jodie Piper and Craig Wissler have always wanted to launch their own shoe brand, but for one reason or another they never pulled the tri...
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Why Ben & Jerry’s activism lead Chris Miller has the “best job in the world”
How this German mattress brand is helping people sleep smarter
How the ‘great dispersion’ is set to transform retail brands

Professional Archives

Startup roundup: Beauty goes boom

Three retailers offer customers something different in today's beauty and skincare market.
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VIDEO: How Senreve created the next It bag

A chat with co-founder Coral Chung about how the six-year-old brand is disrupting the luxury sector, why she searched fo...

How online retailers have unwittingly fuelled far-right extremists

Disturbing products have been found on Amazon and Etsy, and they're just the tip of the iceberg.

How Uniqlo is upping the ante on circular fashion

The retailer has launched a design competition to promote sustainable design

Why crazy rich Hong Kongers are loving resale

It's taken some time for local consumers to embrace pre-loved luxury fashion, but that's all changing.

“It’s bonkers”: Say hi to Australia’s first fashion cryptocurrency

Australian Brands Alliance founder Paul Elsibai is set to launch cryptocurrency platform, Swappay, which aims to transfo...

Welcome to the tree-free future of fashion

An Australian company has caught the attention of major clothing brands with the creation of an environmentally friendly...

Where art meets fashion: Country to Couture comes to Melbourne

Indigenous design is underrepresented in Australian fashion. This annual event is working to change that.
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Cheers! The big trends in liquor for 2021

Industry experts give an insight on what's next to come for the liquor industry this year.

What JobKeeper cuts mean for retail

The retail industry may struggle with the latest round of JobKeeper cuts, but flexibilities in the scheme offer some hop...
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Retail news around the globe

Nike partners with Black Girl Ventures; Versace reopens at the Four Seasons; Asos lifts profit and more.

Kmart’s next turnaround? Digital

Analysts see the retailer’s recent partnership with Catch as a much-needed boost to its digital capabilities.
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Australia Day: A marketer’s dream or a PR crisis waiting to happen?

Every year, in the lead up to the controversial public holiday, there’s much heated debate and painful discussion, parti...
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What it’s like to shop as a person with an intellectual disability

Alex Elliot and Ella Darling, project workers from Council for Intellectual Disability, share their experiences of navig...

What will 2021 bring to the furniture industry?

The furniture industry has seen some strong tailwinds in 2020, as customers work on improving their home. But will this...