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Department stores

Harvey Norman profit explodes 160 per cent

Harvey Norman profit explodes 160 per cent

Harvey Norman has seen its unaudited profit explode 160 per cent between July and October to $341.11 million, compared to $131.17 million for the same period of last year. Additionally, aggregated sales jum...
David Jones’ sales pulled down 14.6 per cent by end of Victorian lockdown
David Jones brings to life Megan Hess’ book Claris on storefront windows
Bunnings, Officeworks start FY21 off with a bang for Wesfarmers
Woolies’ holiday season starts strong with first-quarter sales up 12 per cent

Department stores Archives

Garry Hounsell steps down from Myer board before AGM

Housnell took the action after it became clear Myer’s largest shareholders would not support his bid to return as chairm...

Woolworths Group appoints new MD at Big W

Pejman Okhovat has been appointed the new MD of Big W, replacing David Walker who Woolworths Group has made its new chie...
man browsing milk at grocery store

Why department stores can’t ignore the lure of grocery

A fresh grocery offer does present some risks for larger retailers, but could the pros outweigh the cons?

David Jones enters Elizabeth Street sale negotiations with Charter Hall

The property firm will have a period of exclusive negotiations to pick up the recently renovated flagship.

Scott Fyfe steps up as David Jones CEO

Country Road chief executive to lead department store chain.
David Jones storefront

Department stores: The dinosaurs of retail?

As losses mount at Myer and David Jones, merger talk has resumed, as well as more calls from stakeholders for drastic ac...
A black-and-white hair salon.

David Jones bets on blowdries and beauty

In this exclusive interview, the department store reveals its latest beauty services.
Myer store front

Myer trims board as shareholder pressure mounts

Second biggest shareholder Wilson Asset Management takes aim at Myer.
Image of Harvey Norman chairman Gerry Harvey

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.

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.