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David Jones

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David Jones’ strong second half buoys difficult year

Sales in department store David Jones jumped during the last year despite the continuation of the Covid-19 crisis and in...

Analysis: Decision time looms at DJs and Myer boardrooms

Would a merger of the two department stores be enough to save them?

David Jones, Kathmandu and Camilla get onboard with Earth Day

Today is Earth Day 2021, and many retailers from across the industry have made a number of announcements in order to get...

David Jones to rethink Food business following South African review

The new look Food business will shutter some stores, and expand others.

JobKeeper, rent relief buoys David Jones through first half

On the whole, the David Jones business grew 5.9 per cent during the half, driven by 55.5 per cent growth in its online c...
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David Jones’ Pathways Program connects indigenous designers, mentors

The department store recently finished up the first year of the program.
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Retail news around the globe

Starbucks supports Covid-19 vaccine delivery; H&M opens Arket store in China; Shiseido to offload consumer business; and...

Retail appointments of the week

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos steps down; Hanesbrands announces leadership shakeup; Kennedy hires former David Jones exec.

David Jones to close Wellington store, launch online in New Zealand in 2022

David Jones' Australasian operations are undergoing a review by parent company Woolworths Holdings.
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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...

Charter Hall spends $510 million on David Jones’ Elizabeth Street flagship

The deal provides David Jones a 20-year lease to operate in the property.

Levi’s launches sustainable concept inside David Jones

Store uses repurposed wood and marine plastic to create a new space for customers to explore.
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David Jones’ sales pulled down 14.6 per cent by end of Victorian lockdown

Excluding Victoria, sales grew marginally during the period.

David Jones brings to life Megan Hess’ book Claris on storefront windows

David Jones marked the launch of its 182nd Christmas season nationwide with the unveiling of its annual animated Christm...

Opinion: Why don’t Myer and David Jones sell pink cars?

Both shopping centres need to revisit their merchandising strategies to attract customers again.

David Jones enters Elizabeth Street sale negotiations with Charter Hall

The property firm will have a period of exclusive negotiations to pick up the recently renovated flagship.

Scott Fyfe steps up as David Jones CEO

Country Road chief executive to lead department store chain.
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Department stores: The dinosaurs of retail?

As losses mount at Myer and David Jones, merger talk has resumed, as well as more calls from stakeholders for drastic ac...
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David Jones bets on blowdries and beauty

In this exclusive interview, the department store reveals its latest beauty services.
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David Jones shines spotlight on First Nations designers

The department store is the latest major retailer to throw its support behind the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...