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Luxury Escapes overwhelmed by ‘revenge travel’ bookings

Pent-up wanderlust prompts Australians to spend more on travel to unwind in luxury.

A rush to reopen: Is it doing Australian retail more harm than good?

Duty free shop operators and other airport retailers will be happy with the long-awaited (limited) opening of Australia’...

Word on the street: Retailers react to international border reopening

Leaders from AuMake, AWPL and July share how the international border reopening will impact them and how their business ...

Crumpler in administration, up for sale after Covid stifles travel

PKF Melbourne’s Jason Stone and Glenn Franklin were appointed as administrators at a board meeting on 31 August, and are...

‘That’s the power of the US market’: July co-founder talks global expansion

Athan Didaskalou explains why the Aussie luggage brand's recent US launch has been such a success.

Samsonite strikes a positive note as Covid wreaks havoc on sales

Covid’s ongoing impact on global travel continues to impact travel-retail brand Samsonite which has recorded a loss attr...

Strandbags hit with seven counts of misleading sales practices in New Zealand

The Commerce Commission alleges that between July 2018 and January 2020, Strandbags used misleading sales practices to s...

Flight Centre predicts $500 million loss for FY21

“Nothing is certain in this market except [that] we will not be paying a dividend in 2022."

‘We are hopeful’: travel retail welcomes Hong Kong-Singapore bubble

Just a week after a trans Tasman travel bubble was opened between Australia and New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong hav...

Back from the brink: Antler ushers in a new era

Last May, struggling global luggage company Antler fell into voluntary administration, but now it's focusing on a new pr...
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Heinemann MD ‘devastated’ by lack of government support of travel retail

Job losses 'inevitable' as government fails to support travel retailers decimated by pandemic.

Beyond JobKeeper: ARA looks to steer travel retail to recovery

ARA chief executive Paul Zahra says the travel retail industry is at breaking point and could shed thousands more jobs i...

Rip Curl buoys Kathmandu through first half

Earnings for the half are expected to hit between $47 million and $49 million.

DFS launching T Galleria Brisbane in 2022

The location will be DFS’ largest in Oceania, and further grows the number of new store launches for the brand.

Flight Centre eyes “pent up demand” as Australia opens up

Flight Centre has seen a “significant” increase in demand as global travel restrictions begin easing, the business said ...

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