New brands, expansions, ownerships


IRP12One of Australia’s most successful menswear retailers has stepped up to the plate with the launch of a new brand, catering to a customer base that goes largely unrecognised.

T2 is also on the expansion trail, as Inside Retail PREMIUM exclusively reveals the location of its next big endeavour, and a fashion brand has been reinvigorated by new ownership as it prepares for a significant store rollout.

It seems it’s not just Jan Cameron’s discount brands that have run into some sales troubles, while a bright future is ahead for an established eyewear brand.

A US shopping centre guru praises retailers for their innovation, which is in turn driving centres, and a designer label has localised its latest fitout to the local surroundings.

This week’s Industry Word contribution comes from NORA’s Paul Greenberg, and in Jon Bird’s regular column, are robots taking over the world?

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