Preview: Inside Retail Weekly 2149

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A sneak peek at what’s featured in tomorrow’s edition of Inside Retail Weekly…

NEWS: PAS board rejects US firm’s takeover bird

PAS Group’s independent board committee set up to evaluate the $69.7 million takeover by US-based firm Coliseum has rejected the bid, describing it as “opportunistic” and “unfair”.

NEWS: Online spend outpaces physical three-to-one

According to a new report from Australia Post, online sales growth eclipsed the $20 billion mark during 2016, maintaining a double-digit trajectory.

OPINION: A taste of things to come at David Jones

The department store chain’s sales momentum may have slowed down, but its $100 million investment in a revamped gourmet food offering may be just what it needs to boost customer foot traffic and reinvigorate the brand.

FEATURE: Let’s do lunch

Say goodbye to sad sandwiches at work, as food outlets turn their focus to lunch, offering new menu options and menu-ordering platforms.

FEATURE: Is voice a risk or opportunity for retailers?

Voice shopping is now a reality and those who have invested in its development are cashing in.

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