Coles in hot water over suppliers

 

InsideRetail_PremiumIn a landmark case with wide reaching implications for supplier negotiations and competition policy, it’s probable Coles will find itself in court to defend allegations by the ACCC of alleged unconscionable conduct.

Jared Dickson looks at the retailer program at the centre of the allegations, and Coles’ reaction to the news.

Sports and activewear is a hot segment in retail around the world, and as a result, an international player is planning a retail revival for Australia as part of a new global strategy.

Claire Hibbit reveals H&M’s plans for the future after meeting with the retailer in Sweden on the 2014 Westfield World Retail Study Tour.

Tasmanian retail is in for a boost, while a local Tassie trio is eyeing mainland expansion for its fresh concept.

The way consumers pay for goods could be set for an even bigger shake up – and we’re not talking about digital wallets and NFC, and while Woolworths struggles to justify Masters’ loses to the stock market, Inside Retail PREMIUM takes a look at the home improvement retailer’s latest store fitout.

Also this week, shopping centre expert, Michael Baker, looks at what one centre is doing to embrace and profit from e-commerce.

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