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Department stores Archives

Solomon Lew buys up Myer stock, calls on board to resign

“Something has to change, and Premier has put itself in a position to make change happen," said Lew.

Property news: Mirvac celebrates NAIDOC Week

Mirvac showcases Indigenous art; Highpoint Shopping Centre hosts beauty education series; Myer Melbourne attracts bigges...

How Malaysian department store Pavilion is connecting with customers

The retail industry in Malaysia has struggled during Covid, but shopping centre Pavilion in Kuala Lumpur has continued t...

How historic Japanese retailer Takashimaya is staying ahead of the times

Japanese department store Takashimaya is nearly two centuries old. Here’s how the retailer is adapting to stay relevant ...

In Paris without tourists, LVMH unveils Samaritaine store revamp

LVMH, behind fashion and accessories labels like Louis Vuitton, makes 8% of its 45 billion euros sales in France alone.

Analysis: Decision time looms at DJs and Myer boardrooms

Would a merger of the two department stores be enough to save them?

How Canningvale plans to take Robinsons Singapore back to its roots

Australian online retailer Canningvale has just acquired an iconic Singaporean department store. Here's why.

“Flawed from the outset”: Behind the downfall of David Jones Food

David Jones’ parent suggests a move towards concessions model and longlife products to save ailing food business.

The Reject Shop’s sales remain sluggish into second half

CBD and shopping centre locations traded 12 per cent down during the last 48 weeks.

Five key takeaways from Wesfarmers’ strategy day

Here's what the leaders of Bunnings, Officeworks and Kmart Group had to say about where their businesses are headed.

David Jones Food review leads to end of BP partnership

“Our organisations have collectively agreed to work through a managed transition that will see our relationship end in t...

Best & Less to go public as Australia’s crowded discount sector heats up

The discount department store chain is looking to raise $72.3 million in an IPO following strong sales growth in 2020.

Would you get married in a department store? Selfridges says ‘I do’

The UK retailer has acquired a licence to host weddings in its London store. But is it a smart move, or just a gimmick?

Harrolds exits Pacific Fair after rent negotiations fall through

The luxury fashion retailer Harrolds has, effective immediately, shuttered its Pacific Fair, Gold Coast location.

Is JCPenney’s digital transformation enough to turn the business around?

US department store chain JC Penney recently underwent a digital transformation to help the company shift gears from mer...

Up to 100 new stores: Harris Scarfe CEO reveals bold vision

From designer fashion to digital investment, here's how the once-struggling department store plans to grow.

UK’s M&S seeks to turbocharge online sales with guest clothes brands

The UK's clothing sector has been hammered by COVID-19 lockdowns, forcing retailers to rely on online channels.

Opinion: Saks’ e-commerce spin-off defies retail logic

In an age where most retailers are focused on breaking down barriers between sales channels, it appears to be a disaster...

How Saks Fifth Avenue put personalisation at the core of its strategy

Integrating its personalised in-store service into its online offering during the pandemic last year solidified Saks Fif...

Retail appointments of the week

Former FCA chair Bruce Billson takes on new role; Macy’s announces management shakeup; Estée Lauder appoints senior vice...

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