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The Reject Shop and KFC call time on customer abuse

90 per cent of retail staff face customer abuse up to five times a week, report says.
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The Reject Shop defends share spike from ASX query

The discount department store can’t explain why its share price jumped almost 42 per cent.
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The Reject Shop appoints former Kmart exec as new CEO

Discount department store taps Andre Reich as chief executive.

The Reject Shop touts turnaround as same-store sales grow

Retailer lifts same-store sales 0.3 per cent in first 15 weeks of FY20.

Leadership gap leaves The Reject Shop adrift

Analysis: As losses mount, someone needs to make the hard decisions.

The Reject Shop tumbles, chairman stepping down

A one-off impairment and slowing sales lead to a $16.9 million loss.

Inside Miniso’s superhero strategy

How Miniso and Marvel are leveraging each other's target audiences.

Discounters squeezed from both sides

Why Kmart, Big W and The Reject Shop are under pressure.

Why The Reject Shop needs a rebrand

The struggling discount chain could benefit from a name change.

The Reject Shop downgrades guidance as CEO departs

The discount retailer has revised profit expectations for the year into the red.

Discounters outpaced by new entrants

Retailers weakened by Costco face now face even larger threats.

Allensford acquires 19 per cent stake in The Reject Shop

The Reject Shop shareholders gave Allensford significant voting power.

Allensford takeover offer closing in on The Reject Shop shareholders

Shareholders to vote on takeover by 5 March.

Negative same-store sales weigh on The Reject Shop’s profit in first half

Retailer highlights "strong" Christmas trading amid half-year slump.