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Menswear label Calibre’s latest store is styled after a modern art gallery

Calibre has launched a new store design in South Yarra, Melbourne, which is styled to allow customers to focus on produc...

“We can’t afford it” and other plus-size fashion excuses designers make

Let’s instead examine the viability of explanations (or rather excuses) designers use to justify not expanding their siz...

L’Oreal invests in Japanese beauty startup Sparty

The deal marked L’Oreal’s first venture capital investment in Japan.

Fourteen new retailers to open at Gold Coast Airport

F&B, duty-free, convenience and hybrid cafe-bookstore among new tenants set to open later this year.

How new fast food chain Slim’s Quality Burgers is reviving the drive-in

A new burger chain focused on fresh, local ingredients is aimed squarely at driving a change to Australia’s quick servic...

Biryani instead of meatballs: Here’s Ikea’s recipe for success in India

A bundle of surprises awaited the Swedish furniture giant Ikea when it entered India in 2018.

Beyond skin deep: Q&A with Oz Hair & Beauty CEO Anthony Nappa

CEO Anthony Nappa discusses the business’ plans for the store network, his belief in physical retail, and the growth of ...

Starbucks quits Russia as warmongering nation becomes ‘a commercial pariah’

Starbucks is quitting Russia after 15 years there due to the country’s invasion of Ukraine and the human rights abuses o...

Popular footwear brand Bared to open new store in Brisbane

The popular Melbourne footwear brand is set to open its first store in Brisbane later this year, giving it a total of fi...

Alquemie Group to launch National Geographic stores

Famous US publishing brand’s apparel offer to feature in new trans-Tasman chain.

Calvin Klein launches Pride campaign to celebrate LGBTQIA+ community

Each item includes a woven label that reveals what each colour of the Flag represents.

How Australian designer Daniel Avakian is reimagining the runway

Australian Fashion Week showcased the label’s blend of digital and physical couture but the brand has even bigger plans ...

How Korea’s big 3 department stores are killing it right now

Inflation and a recovery in the apparel category have the big 3 of Korean department store retail carrying on where they...

BWX refocuses on margin, set to review Flora & Fauna, Nourished Life

After half-year profit fell by more than 120 per cent, beauty manufacturer BWX has returned to shareholders with a plan ...

Check it out: The “gamechanging” plus-size runway at Aus Fashion Week

In a move that much of the industry and consumers have been waiting on for years, Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW...