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Accent Group Archives

Why Accent Group is in the ‘perfect position’ for acquisitions

With significant cash on hand, the footwear giant is in a position to pull even further ahead of the pack.

Accent Group avoids board spill, delivers sales growth

Sales across Accent Group’s brands have grown 1.3 per cent in the first 20 weeks of the new financial year, while digita...

How Stylerunner plans to get millennials to shop in-store

Small touches like cool uniforms, a signature scent and Instagram-ready changerooms go a long way.
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Accent Group has a vision for the future, and it’s not focused on footwear

Having conquered shoes, the owner of The Athlete’s Foot now wants to grab a share of the broader performance market.

The Athlete’s Foot launches activewear online

The Athlete’s Foot has stepped into a new category, now stocking activewear and performance clothing on its website. The...
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Quick shift online helps Accent Group maintain momentum

The company behind Platypus and Hype DC saw an uptick in both sales and profit despite store closures in FY20.

Accent Group to capitalise on ‘seismic’ shift in consumer behaviour

Footwear retailer says its trading performance over the last two months has gone beyond expectations.

Accent Group’s Pivot launches to hundreds of shoppers

Accent Group launched the first store in its new value-conscious brand Pivot last week/
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Brett Blundy changes role at Accent Group

Retail mogul steps down as non-executive director, but will continue to advise the footwear giant.

Why are some major chains reopening and not others?

Rental agreements and the availability of hand sanitiser play a big role in retailers' decision-making.

Accent Group profit up almost 10 per cent

Net profit rose 9.7 per cent to $35.3 million, while EBITDA grew by 10.5 per cent to $67.7 million.

Accent Group launches online marketplace Crèmm

The online site will offer brands from across the group's retail chains, plus more.

Accent Group acquires Stylerunner, plans to open bricks-and-mortar stores

Online retailer that went into voluntary administration has been bought by footwear giant.

The Iconic, Accent Group discuss what’s next in customer obsession

Retail leaders discuss how to get ahead of customer expectations.

“Mini-me madness” takes hold as retailers embrace kidswear

Kids fashion grows up over the last year, says The Iconic.

Accent Group expanding The Trybe, launching new value concept in FY20

Pivot will target a void in the Australian footwear market.

Cat to open first Australian flagship

Workwear brand to launch with in-store barber, coffee and donuts.

Subtype to open experiential Melbourne flagship

Streetwear brand kicks off interstate expansion with new store in Victoria.

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