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A taste of things to come at DJs

The initial surge in sales for David Jones under the stewardship of the listed South African retailer, Woolworths, has subsided and the department store now faces the challenge of redefining its brand and retail offer. Woolworths acquired David Jones in June 2014 for $2.2 billion, ending overtures by Myer for a merger of the two chains in a bid to boost lagging sales and earnings and to strengthen defences against new international entrants to the market. Woolworths bought Solomon Lew’s longhe