Free Subscription

  • Access 15 free news articles each month


Try one month for $5
  • Unlimited access to news,insights and opinions
  • Quarterly and weekly magazines
  • Independent research reports and forecasts
  • Quarterly webinars with industry experts
  • Q&A with retail leaders
  • Career advice
  • Exclusive Masterclass access. Part of Retail Week 2021

Oroton’s uncertain future

OrotonGroup is the latest retailer to invest in its e-commerce business, while its in-store sales continue to falter. Will it make a difference? Luxury handbag retailer, OrotonGroup, has reported a disappointing if unsurprising end to FY17, with sales down 10 per cent from the previous year and an EBIT loss of $1.7 million. The company blamed its factory outlets and loss-making Gap stores for the downturn and said it has taken steps to rectify both issues in the months ahead. After asking invest