Preview: Inside Retail Weekly 2157

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

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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