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Premier Retail looking to exit 350 stores in Australia and New Zealand

Premier Retail looking to exit 350 stores in Australia and New Zealand

Despite delivering a 29 per cent growth in net profit to $137.8 million for FY20, Premier Investments is looking to exit 350 stores across Australia and New Zealand due to unfavourable rent agreements. Und...
Harris Farm Markets plans two Brisbane stores
This week in retail property
Former Myer execs acquire Colette by Colette Hayman out of administration
Kmart unveils new ‘K Hub’ format in former Target stores

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Premier Retail looking to exit 350 stores in Australia and New Zealand

Online could be the channel of choice for Premier Retail in the short term.

Harris Farm Markets plans two Brisbane stores

Both stores will offer products from more than 300 Queensland growers.
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More than half of Vic retailers glad restrictions weren’t eased, survey shows

Many do understand it will be ‘extremely difficult’ to survive the next few months.
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Ligne Roset set to open its first Perth store in Claremont

French contemporary furniture company Ligne Roset is set to launch its first store in Perth, in the suburb of Claremont.
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Former Myer execs acquire Colette by Colette Hayman out of administration

Colette by Colette Hayman has been acquired out of administration by a team of investors led by Bernie Brookes and John ...
Industry groups have criticised the slow reopening.

Most Melbourne stores to remain shut until October 26

Retail faces another seven weeks of store closures under Victoria's cautious plan to ease restrictions.

Mainbrace completes David Jones Elizabeth Street flagship

Watch a video capturing the journey of constructing the David Jones flagship.
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Why we need ‘ShopKeeper’ as much as JobKeeper

The government may have supported many Australian businesses with JobKeeper, but many independent retailers will close u...
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Yeezy does it: Subtype

The boutique sneaker chain has opened a new store in Auckland. Here's a peek inside.
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The wheel deal: Thrills takes on Tokyo

The Byron Bay clothing brand is bringing its vintage charm to Asia with the opening of its first global flagship store i...
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Retail news from around the globe

ASOS profit more than doubles; Amazon eyes bankrupt mall stores; Starbucks Bangkok goes self-serve; and more.

Kmart unveils new ‘K Hub’ format in former Target stores

Three former Target Country stores have already been converted. Dozens more will soon follow.
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Retail news from around the globe

Victoria Beckham launches beauty on Tmall; LVMH sees profit disappear; and more.

Retail reacts to the Melbourne shutdown

Wesfarmers' Rob Scott, Premier's Solomon Lew and others respond to the shutdown.

David Jones, BP to open 21 new convenience food sites by end of 2020

The expansion will bring the total of dual-branded sites to 31 in the country.

Alceon to open new certified Lego store in NSW

The new store will include a wide selection of Lego sets, including regular limited editions, activities and events only...

Michael Hill shutters underperforming stores as online sales reach new high

Jewellery retailer closed 11 stores permanently after the lockdown lifted.

South Australia scraps virus trading hours

SA Treasurer Rob Lucas says the extended trading hours for shops during the coronavirus pandemic will come to an end thi...
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This week in retail property news

Vapo opens new outlets; Mirvac launches traffic tool; HomeCo opens security purchase plan.
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KitKat Chocolatory: Premium and personalised

The chocolate brand's new interactive space in Sydney is a feast for the eyes - as well as your tastebuds.