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The perfect brew: Vittoria’s Food & Beverage MD talks expanding DTC

After more than 70 years behind the counter, Vittoria is now ramping up its direct-to-consumer operation and broadening ...

Cole Haan launches Keith Haring collection

The new collection is unisex and features the following styles — OriginalGrand Wingtip, GrandPro Rally Court Sneaker and...

Indian eyewear giant Lenskart to take control of Owndays

The deal is expected to help both companies further expand their presence in Asia.

Fortnum & Mason exec discusses APAC expansion and digital plans

First founded in London’s Piccadilly in 1707, Fortnum & Mason is venturing into the digital space with the recent launch...

Fashion group Shandong Ruyi’s creditors take full control of Lycra

Representatives for Ruyi did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Walgreens shelves pharmacy Boots’ sale as market turmoil hits dealmaking

Boots was initially valued at as much as 8 billion pounds, or US$10.88 billion.

WA shoe chain Bstore makes first interstate move, into NSW

The 70sqm store boasts an extensive range of international brands including Birkenstock, FitFlop, Frankie 4, Blundstone ...

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

The retailer is aiming for expansion within Malaysia, with its latest launch of its flagship store in Shah Alam, Selango...

Inside Chemist Warehouse’s surprising new luxury brand, Ultra Beauty

A quiet new brand, Ultra Beauty, is extending Chemist Warehouse's hold on health and beauty into the glitzy end of the s...

How Amazon’s debut fashion store takes online personalisation offline

The retail giant’s first physical fashion shop in California takes personalisation to a new level.

From poverty to billions. Vale: Leonardo del Vecchio, founder of Luxottica

Del Vecchio rose from a childhood in an orphanage to amass a fortune of tens of billions of euros.

How international gaming giant Razer designs stores for gamers, by gamers

Gamers are a surprisingly underserved market within the retail industry. Within that community, however, there are few r...

Meet Sugar: The “anti-establishment” beauty retailer Indian consumers crave

The Indian beauty and personal care marketplace has always been dominated by multinational brands, but there is now a n...

Bravo for Brava: How the lingerie brand is changing the game for D+ cups

Mother-daughter duo Lin and Maxine Windram, founders of Brava Lingerie, are on a mission to offer the best-fitting bras...

Rossi Boots plots renaissance under new owners

Under new management, the company is building a manufacturing factory in Adelaide and investing in technology to create ...

How Rip Curl saved three tonnes of old wetsuits from landfill

The surf brand has been recycling worn out wetsuits into soft-fall matting in playgrounds for the past four years. Now i...

Ikea launches employee carpooling trial with Liftango

The Ride2Work employee-carpool program will encourage thousands of Ikea coworkers to think about ways they can reduce th...

“We are running out of time”: Kering CEO reveals sustainability strategy

At global luxury business Kering, sustainability and luxury are one of the same, and the company is well on its way to r...

How startup Good & Fugly plans to expand the fight on food waste nationwide

The business, which sells imperfect fruit and vegetables through a subscription box model, will launch in Melbourne and ...

Glue makes its South Australian debut

Youth apparel retailer Glue has opened a flagship in Rundle Mall in Adelaide, marking the lifestyle apparel brand's Sout...