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RM Williams’ Raju Vuppalapati to take on role as CEO of Country Road Group

Raju Vuppalapati is stepping across to the fashion retailer after leading RM Williams for the past six years.
Photo of David Jones signage

David Jones, Country Road hit hard by Victorian lockdown

Excluding Victorian stores saw the business trade up 5.9 per cent, including online which grew 55 per cent during the ha...

Scott Fyfe steps up as David Jones CEO

Country Road chief executive to lead department store chain.
Julie Shaw, Maara Collective Resort Collection. Photo by Cybele Malinowski.

Indigenous designers celebrated at inaugural national fashion awards

Last night, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander designers and artisans were celebrated at the first National Indigenou...
Unidentified people visit David Jones department store in Melbourne Australia

David Jones to exit more stores post-virus

Discussions with landlords are already underway.

David Jones online doubles as foot traffic plummets in March

Department store's online sales doubled in March, but overall sales fell due to self-isolating customers.
David Jones storefront

David Jones sees “another tough period”: Moir

The convergence of bushfires, coronavirus, and stifled wage growth to impact spending.

Best of 2019: Store design

We recap some of our favourite store design stories from the past year.

How to tap into your customers’ five senses

Tips from Country Road and Lush on scent marketing.

How Country Road got into rentals

The surprisingly personal origin story behind the brand's partnership with GlamCorner.

Country Road moves into fashion rental

Fashion brand teams up with GlamCorner to offer clothes for rent.

Country Road opens green store in Chadstone

New flagship features upcycled yoghurt containers, fishing nets and recycled paper.

Country Road launching new range for teens

The collection will cater to boys and girls aged 8-16.

Retail: Live and unplugged

Retailers are increasingly partnering with cultural events and festivals to connect with customers in personal, non-tran...

2019: The year of the disappearing customer

Retailers to undergo some restructuring as they attempt to figure out why the strategies that used to bring in sales jus...

David Jones suffers sales slowdown in lead-up to Christmas

Struggling department store records modest gains in lead-up to Christmas.

Country Road flies the flags

Country Road to open a Melbourne pop-up store with a co-branded range of goods.

David Jones posts declining sales

A transformative year for David Jones ends with a sales decline.

Country Road launches new concept in Bondi

Retailer goes local with new store.