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David Jones slammed for slow transition, Food business to be reviewed
David Jones has committed to over 30 co-branded stores by the end of 2020.

David Jones slammed for slow transition, Food business to be reviewed

David Jones’ South African-based owner Woolworths Holdings is reviewing the recently expanded David Jones Food brand in an attempt to recoup losses, according to AAP. On an analyst call on Thursday, group c...
Woolworths underlines digital-first strategy with creation of Sydney innovation hub
Myer trims board as shareholder pressure mounts
H&M says its recovery from Covid-19 is much faster than expected
Kathmandu profit plummets as customers stay inside

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Management

‘We gambled on this thing’: Gerry Harvey reflects on the past six months

A candid conversation with Harvey Norman's chairman about Melbourne’s reopening, stock shortages and rent.
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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...
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Books & stationery

Should bookstores really be an essential service?

Some CEOs believe bookstores should be an essential service and are lobbying the Victorian Government to allow them to r...
Marketing

Revealed: TikTok lessons from the world’s most viral beauty brands

Getting familiar with TikTok – and taking a few risks with it – can bring a new young audience to your brand.
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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...
Myer store front

Myer trims board as shareholder pressure mounts

Second biggest shareholder Wilson Asset Management takes aim at Myer.
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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, ...

Kathmandu profit plummets as customers stay inside

Lockdown restrictions enacted during FY20 hit many clothing retailers hard, and Kathmandu is no exception.
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Omnichannel

From the races to the lounge: How Forever New is switching gears

The brand has observed how shoppers have changed lately and launched new initiatives to suit their lifestyle.

Booktopia sales spike 28 per cent as lockdown feeds book lovers

Bookseller shipped 30,000 items a day in FY20.

Coles commits to power Queensland sites with ten-year renewables deal

Coles continues push to become Australia's most sustainable supermarket.
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Fashion & accessories

Lululemon is now offering extended sizing – and it’s about time

When Lululemon founder Chip Wilson body shamed larger sized women in 2013, declaring that some of the brand’s pants “don...
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Harvey Norman profit up 185.8 per cent, excluding Melbourne

Comparable sales rose 30.3 per cent across Harvey Norman's global business.
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Supermarkets

Aldi under pressure as Coles bumps pay

Coles joins Woolies in raising its minimum wage, as Aldi workers are advised to vote 'no' on latest pay agreement.
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Fashion & accessories

David Jones shines spotlight on First Nations designers

The department store is the latest major retailer to throw its support behind the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...

Harris Farm Markets plans two Brisbane stores

Both stores will offer products from more than 300 Queensland growers.
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Health & beauty

OTC cannabidiol set to open $200m market – but is there evidence to back it up?

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is unsure of the therapeutic benefits.
Supermarkets

Karens and Covid: How shopfloor staff have changed

From dealing with angry customers refusing to wear face masks to managing toilet paper stockpiling, it’s time the indust...
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Sustainability

Code red: Why fem care brands are getting real about periods

Innovative players are making themselves heard in the increasingly competitive period care category.
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Marketing

VIDEO: How Lego is killing it after almost 90 years

Smart collaborations and innovative stores keep this brand alive.