Demise of a brand


IRP2000It’s been speculated for months, but it seems the writing is on the wall and Brett Blundy’s Diva brand is on the way out. Inside Retail PREMIUM looks at the mounting evidence for Diva’s demise.

If Coles doesn’t watch its back, its liquor brands could go the same way, with incoming MD, John Durkan, conceding this week that his liquor business is in dire straits. Jared Dickson provides his analysis on Durkan’s new plans.

The Westfield Tour is on its last leg, with Inside Retail’s Claire Hibbit uncovering some of the tour’s retail gems from Stockholm and London, and back at home, 7-Eleven has taken on the unenviable task of building the Starbucks name in Australia.

Consumer electronics is beginning to emerge from sick bay, Victorian centres can look forward to wide open spaces, and someone’s not very happy about being moved on for Uniqlo.

This week, Jon Bird has done the rounds of some of New York’s best pop ups, and in international news, despite all they’ve been through, Thai retailers remain confident in the future.

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