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Miniso’s “good quality with low price” mantra takes off in Southeast Asia

Miniso’s “good quality with low price” mantra takes off in Southeast Asia

Japanese discount giant Miniso’s Southeast Asian expansion seems to be on the right track. It recently introduced a brand new store format, with its first flagship store in Selangor, Malaysia. The 684.6sqm ret...
The Reject Shop names its new CEO
The Reject Shop CEO quits, interim chief named
Luxe for less: Best & Less enters beauty category with cult brand MCoBeauty
The Reject Shop posts sales decline due to lockdowns, absenteeism

Discount stores Archives

Miniso continues to post strong growth as Covid’s impact eases

Part of the growth rate has been attributed to the company’s development of new retail channels, including Top Toy store...

Wesfarmers results jump as Bunnings, Kmart and Officeworks boom

Wesfarmers has joined in the parade of businesses reaping the rewards of a strong year of trade, despite ongoing movemen...

The Reject Shop profit jumps 643 per cent as restructure moves past ‘reset’

During the year, the business renegotiated 80 leases that were in holdover or had expired, and will renegotiate a furthe...

Sweaty palms and bargain bins: Why consumers are flocking to dollar stores

Poundland owner plots aggressive expansion as consumers hunt a bargain amid economic uncertainty.

Aldi launches Corner Store in convenience push

Discount supermarket Aldi is this week opening a smaller, convenience store offer in North Sydney.

The Reject Shop staff rolls out training after team subject to verbal abuse and stalking

Retailers, union and government grappling to deal with increasing levels of customer abuse towards frontline staff.

Netflix and shop: Online store offers limited-edition merchandise

Merchandise in the online shop will be "carefully selected high-quality apparel and lifestyle products," the company sai...

Good. Different? Aldi follows rivals on self-service and e-commerce

Aldi Australia is rolling out self-service technology to select stores in NSW and taking its first steps in e-commerce.

Meet the new online outlet mall targeting Gen Z and millennial consumers

TheDOM.com aims to elevate the off-price shopping experience through a site design and tone of voice geared towards a yo...

Chemist Warehouse looks to regional areas for NZ growth

The discount chemist chain is expecting to reach a store count of 35 in New Zealand by the end of the year.

Silly Solly’s launching in NSW and Victoria in March

The discount chain is going south of the (Queensland) border for the first time.

More than mess: Inside Don Don Donki’s unique retail strategy

At first glance, you may think it's a cluttered discount retailer, but here's why Asian customers can't get enough of it...

Vicinity Centres launches new DFO in Melbourne

The centre includes virtual queuing to allow customers to maintain social distancing.
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Why Melbourne’s Big W blackout wasn’t enough to stifle turnaround

Big W is winning back its lost shoppers, and some. But how long can it thrive off the needs of the Covid shopper?
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The Reject Shop posts profit on strong demand for ‘essential’ products

The company is back in the black thanks to a surge in demand for pantry products during Covid-19.