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Harris Scarfe tops customer satisfaction

Harris Scarfe's satisfaction rating grew 5 per cent over the last year.
Discount stores

Discounters outpaced by new entrants

Retailers weakened by Costco face now face even larger threats.

Discount department stores get customer boost

Customer satisfaction is on the rise for some of Australia’s largest retailers.

Steinhoff APAC secures funding

Retail giant strikes deal with banks.

Steinhoff appoints ex-KPMG exec as CRO

Investigation into "accounting irregularities" continues as chief restructuring officer appointed.

Steinhoff secures more funding

Immediate liquidity needs "largely addressed" as APAC businesses continue talks with banks.

Steinhoff forced to restate further accounts

Retail conglomerate's accounting irregularities stretch back further than first thought.

Ford: Business as usual

Steinhoff's APAC chief underlines confidence in local arm despite parent's crisis.

Speed versus fashion – is the buying agent on the way out?

As the number of businesses engaging in direct sourcing mounts, it looks like the middleman may be a thing of the past i...
Sectors

Thinking outside the square

According to Credit Suisse, the key to Kmart’s revival is to sell off Target. But is it the lifeline that Kmart needs, o...
International

Steinhoff International makes long-awaited acquisition

Opinion: After months of actively shopping for further retail opportunities in Australia, the South African retail giant...
Supermarkets

The Retail Council considers its future

'Voice' of major Aussie retailers searching for interim CEO.
News

Woolworths to sell Big W?

Opinion: Steinhoff International on the lookout for further retail opportunities in Australia.
Opinion

The deal most likely for The Good Guys

Opinion: Jared Dickson on the future of the white goods and appliances chain.
News

Big name retailers mull over going public

Opinion: Public floats on major retailers agendas, despite volatile stock market.

How internationals “make it” in Aussie retail

Stuart Bennie weighs in on South African, and other international, retailers' chances of success in Australia.

Aussie brands more shabby than chic

Major Australian fashion brands not meeting ethical international worker pay standards.

Postie Plus sold

Harris Scarfe owner purchases NZ fashion chain.
Local Retail

Best & Less, Harris Scarfe take a hit

Discount chains fail to gain ground as flat retail conditions continue.