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David Jones profit almost halves in FY19

Poor trading conditions and ongoing refurbishment weigh on department store.

David Jones and Country Road parent commits to reducing unproductive retail space

Both businesses’ total sales were flat, while online growth was strong in FY19.

Country Road opens first pop-up store

Woolworths Holdings-owned retailer lands at new location.

David Jones sales up amid “tough conditions”

Department store giant emerges relatively unscathed from ailing fashion sector.

Large scale versus small sophistication

Urban Outfitters opening of a 30,000sqft store begs the question, is scale or merging value proposition with customer experience more important?

Country Road to acquire Politix

South African group announces subsidiary will acquire menswear brand.

M&S exec becomes new Country Road CEO

Woolworths Holdings replaces incumbent, who resigns to pursue other opportunities.

David Jones drives Woolworths Holding’s sales up

DJs and Country Road Group performing strongly for South African parent company.

Loyalty programs – sales driver or expensive distraction?

With marketshare-snatching disruptors never far away, gaining and maintaining customer loyalty is now more important than ever.

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