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Department stores

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...
Myer trims board as shareholder pressure mounts
Harvey Norman profit up 185.8 per cent, excluding Melbourne
David Jones launches Flower Show
David Jones shines spotlight on First Nations designers

Department stores Archives

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Myer trims board as shareholder pressure mounts

Second biggest shareholder Wilson Asset Management takes aim at Myer.
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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.
An Indigenous model on the runway.
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 ...

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

Woolworths Holdings wants to get DJs Food to break even by 2022.
Image of two women wearing Ngali clothes

David Jones launches support program for Indigenous fashion designers

The retailer is committed to supporting local designers and giving back to First Nations people.
JC Penney store front

JCPenney reaches tentative rescue deal

A proposed rescue deal will carve J.C. Penney into three pieces.

Myer rebalances Customer First strategy as profit plunges

Turnaround strategy refocused to take changes in customer behaviour into account.
Solomon Lew and Mark McInnes

Solomon Lew fires shots at Myer over “shameful” results

The Premier Investments chairman has called for the Myer board to resign.
Myer store front

What could Amazon partnership mean for Myer? Look to the US

Myer and Amazon’s click-and-collect partnership is surprising, but not unprecedented.

David Jones launches Flower Show

David Jones has introduced virtual guided tours led by horticulture experts, with behind-the-scenes content to be made a...
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Myer taps Australia Post to help deliver online orders

The postal service will act as a 3PL for Myer, and assist with extra capacity during peak trading times.

Randy Fox survey reveals married couples are the biggest shoppers

The adult toy retail sector continues to experience high growth, year on year, data shows.
Richard Murray

JB Hi-Fi defies virus and supply issues to deliver strong full year result

In an environment that has seen many of its contemporaries struggle, JB Hi-Fi has flourished.

Online sales more than double at Kogan as Aussies head online

During July Kogan saw an additional 126,000 Australians join its customer base.

Myer online sales jump as more stores close up, staff stood down

Melbourne's lockdown has forced Myer to shutter 11 stores.

Harris Scarfe laid off 59 workers in March. It’s still unclear why

The retailer initially said the reason was Covid. But now it seems it was a condition of its sale to Spotlight.
Openings & closings

Retail news from around the globe

Victoria Beckham launches beauty on Tmall; LVMH sees profit disappear; and more.

David Jones launches one-stop-shop for sustainable brands

Mindfully Made isn't just focused on selling sustainable products, but also educating customers.
Management

Retail news from around the globe

Neiman Marcus may cut bonuses for top execs; US retailers mandate face masks; JC Penney cuts 1000 jobs.

Insurers reviewing cover for “high risk” David Jones, Myer

High-profile insurance providers are beginning to review or repeal their cover for the retail industry.