Hooroo Hollister

Screen Shot 2015-03-13 at 9.25.30 amNot all international retailers are able to make a go of it in Australia, and Abercrombie & Fitch’s Hollister brand is a testament to that. Editor, Carla Bridge, provides her take on why the apparel brand didn’t work out on local shores.Billabong is another global retailer familiar with less that stellar sales, but it looks like the tide has turned and better surf conditions are on their way.A new report reveals just how sought after Australia is in terms of global retail expansion, and could Sydney’s Oxford St make a comeback as a result of all these new players?

An Australian fashion label is giving the US retailers a taste of their own medicine with a new store to open in America, while a footwear brand is sketching out a new store footprint.

Visual merchandising can make or break a store, so we speak to an expert on the topic for some advice on the best VM.

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