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Shock but not surprise: Topshop-owner’s collapse was ‘a long time coming’
The company blamed its collapse on Covid. Analysts say otherwise. Image: Bigstock

Shock but not surprise: Topshop-owner’s collapse was ‘a long time coming’

When Arcadia Group’s chief executive Ian Grabiner announced the appointment of administrators on Monday evening UK time, he cited the impact of Covid-19, including prolonged store closures, as the leading caus...
Analysis: The reality of augmented reality
Retail news around the globe
From the source: Mike Halligan, Scratch Pet Food
How Foodland is punching above its weight to win over customers

Professional Archives

Why this K-beauty brand is doubling down on Canada

The History of Whoo has been gaining traction in Canada for years. Here's what's driving its success.

Opinion: Is retail through the worst of the pandemic pain?

The Reserve Bank of Australia has predicted a positive September quarter and declared the end of the Covid-19 recession....

Cheers! How liquor brands can prepare for the festive season

The pandemic has changed how we work, shop – and drink. Here's what retailers need to know.
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How to deal with narcissists in the workplace

Reach out to help them with their insecurities and try to reman positive when working with narcissistic colleagues in th...

This week in appointments

A leadership shakeup at Victoria's Secret and a new CEO at J. Crew. Here's our roundup of retail leaders moving in and o...

Q&A: Here’s what I learnt from working at Coca-Cola

Former Coca-Cola COO Sean Cunial shares the opportunities and sacrifices of a career overseas and how a cancer diagnosis...

Revealed: What influencer marketing success will look like in 2021

With New Year’s fast approaching, your marketing team has probably already started setting goals for the future.
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Retail’s biggest losers in the downturn of international travel

Tourism and retail spending are not the only casualties of international border closures in Asia. Cross-border investmen...

A look inside Meidi-Ya’s largest flagship store in Singapore

The upmarket grocery store features delicacies flown in straight from Japan and a food hall with seating for 88 people.

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie: Why overseas giants are eyeing local brands

World-leading products are being manufactured here on our shores - and international players are paying attention.

Startup roundup: How we’re reinventing accessibility

From adult toys to braille e-books, these innovative businesses have created new products aimed at people with disabilit...

A leap of faith: Why I launched a business in a pandemic

In a time of crisis creativity and inspiration are often born. Here are the stories of how three small business were lau...

Bottoms out: The rise of Zoom fashion

From detailed tops to elevated loungewear, here are the latest fashion trends, thanks to the rise of video conferencing.

Going old-school: Why Woolies is shifting its focus to neighbourhoods

The new store concept from the grocery giant has a focus on local communities and offering experiential retail.
Chipotle digital restaurant

Chipotle shows that digital restaurants are the future

Chipotle’s chief development officer shares the strategy behind the chain’s digital restaurants.