Preview: Inside Retail Weekly 2157
Opinion: Vulnerable workers bill rocks franchise sector
Last week, the Australian Senate passed the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017, but it’s been met with opposition from several corners of the industry, including the National Retail Association and the Franchise Council of Australia.
News: Furla to double Australian presence on strong local sales
The luxury accessories brand plans to target the top 20 ranked shopping centres in Australia for expansion opportunities in the coming years.
News: Myer dips toe in RFID
The department store giant is planning to trial RFID tags in the next six to eight weeks and if all goes well, it will launch a broader rollout by the end of FY18.
From the source: Anthea Muir, OPSM
We chat to the president of OPSM about taking an 85-year-old business into the future and how changing technology has impacted the optometry and retail world.
Feature: Caught in the middle – daigous in Australia
Daigous – personal shoppers who purchase items in Australia and resell them in China – have helped some catapult brands’ profits to historic heights. But how can companies engage daigous without getting burnt?
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