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Openings & closings

A look inside Meidi-Ya’s largest flagship store in Singapore

A look inside Meidi-Ya’s largest flagship store in Singapore

The opening of a new Meidi-Ya flagship store in Singapore has brought a slice of Japan to life in a massive two-storey space at Millenia Walk.  The 24,000-square-metre store, which soft-launched on Nov...
Levi’s launches sustainable concept inside David Jones
How Stylerunner plans to get millennials to shop in-store
Coles opens new-gen local supermarket on Sydney’s North Shore
Printemps to close seven luxury stores in wake of Covid

Openings & closings Archives

Alice McCall collapses into voluntary administration, stores to close

Founder Alice McCall said the decision was made based on the impact of the pandemic, as well as some unsustainable brick...

Why Nike is taking a ‘bigger is better’ approach to stores in ANZ

After bringing its Nike By You personalisation concept to the region, the brand is finding that size really does matter.
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Gucci reopens Sydney flagship after stunning makeover

Gucci has unveiled the new look of its flagship store in Westfield Sydney after an extensive refurbishment.

Mosaic brands to shut 250 stores by the end of FY21

The move, managing director Scott Evans said, was aimed at exiting unfavorable leases.

QBD Books launches two new stores in Melbourne

At a time when most businesses are rationalizing store count and easing back into retail trade in Melbourne, QBD Books h...

Chemist Warehouse launches in Europe

Australia’s largest pharmacy retailer Chemist Warehouse has made its European debut with its first store in Blanchardsto...

Priceline to shut 14 stores on falling foot traffic

API expects a full-year NPAT of between $30 and $31 million.

Swarovski launches Crystal Studio concept in Australia

Studio brings a renewed focus on the consumer to luxury jewelry retail.

ARA disappointed, concerned with continued Melbourne retail shutdown

Lack of guidelines for a potential reopening could lead to "hazardous" Christmas period.
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H&M to close 250 stores globally as customers move online

Fast fashion retailer H&M said it plans to close 250 stores worldwide next year as more and more of its customers shift ...

Retail’s new kids on the bricks-and-mortar block

As cities and countries slowly open back up, some corners of retail have taken the opportunity to innovate with new phys...

“We are incredibly sorry”: Flight Centre to close 90 further stores

Travel industry requires targeted support, says industry body.
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VIDEO: Inside Twinings’ store transformation

Stephen Twining shares the thinking behind the transformation of the brand's only direct-to-consumer store.

Huawei doubles down on Australia, launching second experience store in Sydney

The store will allow customers to test out Huawei product's photography capabilities through an interactive photography ...
Adidas biggest store in Australia

Adidas opens its largest Australian store yet

Adidas has launched Australia’s largest store yet in Adelaide.