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Here’s how Best & Less plans to stand out in the crowded discount sector

CEO Rodney Orrock explains how the company's reputation for quality clothing at affordable prices and strong focus on th...

Fresh food labelling: The new frontier for grocers

Bringing detailed nutritional labelling to raw foods like meat is the new frontier for the food sector.

Analysis: The many faces of social commerce in China

From duty-free retail combining with live commerce to creating virtual IP, here are some of the emerging retail trends i...

Redefining the record store: Could it be third time lucky for HMV?

UK-based music retailer HMV is returning to the high street with plans for 10 store openings this year.

Inside the rise of the ‘art-lennial’

There’s a new generation of art buyers –and they’re not afraid to drop tens of thousands of dollars online. Here's how r...

6 most commonly overlooked business cost savings

In a quest to cut costs, many businesses inadvertently leave money on the table by overlooking legitimate savings or cha...

Retail appointments for the week

Oroton names new CEO; Catch promotes chief commercial officer to newly created role; Amazon names Tesco veteran to run i...

Q&A with Jodi Bricker, Quay Australia

Retail powerhouse Jodi Bricker is CEO of Quay Australia and passionate about supporting and mentoring females in the wor...

Three interesting ways retailers are using TikTok

From tapping into subcultures to letting employees take the reins, here's how retailers are gaining a foothold on the vi...

Coles ditches collectibles to meet sustainability targets

Coles will launch its national “Together to Zero” campaign this Sunday to communicate its sustainability measures to con...

How cult brand Roxy continues to ride the surf wave

Since its launch in Torquay, Victoria in 1990, Roxy has been a cult surfwear brand specifically aimed at supporting fema...

How Gucci and Ikea are using AR to drive sales

Social media company Snap is taking advantage of the rise in AR shopping, but experts say AR isn’t always the answer.

Listen up: Why Mecca is tuning in to the world of podcasting

Here's why Mecca and other retailers have joined the world of podcasting with experts' insights on how to make a success...

Retail property news of the week

Genesis Studio opens at Melbourne Emporium; Woolies to unveil Sydney FC; Goodman transforms old woolshed into Woolies an...

Larry Kestelman’s LK Group to ‘turbocharge’ Brand Collective

LK Group has acquired Brand Collective for an undisclosed amount less than one year after picking up PAS Group.