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Watch out, Amazon: JD.com’s new store is a peek into the future of retail

The five-storey mall in China will be full of cutting-edge technology, including holographic projections, VR equipment, ...

Exclusive: Target Australia MD talks turnaround ahead of brand relaunch

Richard Pearson is just the latest person to attempt a turnaround at the perpetually underperforming retailer. Here's wh...

How Malaysian department store Pavilion is connecting with customers

The retail industry in Malaysia has struggled during Covid, but shopping centre Pavilion in Kuala Lumpur has continued t...
Myer store front

Myer results “muddied” by Covid support, retail experts say

Here's how retail experts are interpreting the department store's half-year results.
David Jones storefront

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...

Hudson’s Bay Company to sell Lord + Taylor for US$100m

Department store owner offloading business to focus on remaining portfolio.

Wesfarmers sees management shake up

Guy Russo will step down as CEO of Wesfarmers' department stores on November 1.

Why is Myer so unlucky?

Stuart Bennie thinks it's time to park the technology mumbo jumbo for a while.

Myer – a case study in who shouldn’t invest or lead retailers

The ailing retailer can have a very bright future, but two things need to change.

Lew: Failed board and discredited chairman must be removed

Retail veteran writes to all Myer shareholders.

Richard Umbers steps down as Myer CEO

Department store chain's chief quits.

From bad to worse for Myer

No January sales lift for department store retailer.

Myer restructures management, cuts support staff

Department store retailer consolidates operations.

‘Right sizing’ claims another 103 stores

Consolidation continues to retail giant.

Al-Futtaim takes control of Marks & Spencer Hong Kong, Macau

Middle Eastern conglomerate nabs stores from UK icon.

Macy’s chair to retire

Long-serving chairman to leave, retailer's debt plan falls short.

Landlords look towards mixed-use revenue

No, shopping centres are not dying - they're just reinventing themselves.

‘Bad numbers’ keep on coming for Sears

US chain makes it seventh straight year posting declines.

Myer tests marketplace platform

Department store retailer signs up retailers ahead of launch.

Myer chairman: Premier must pay a premium

Myer's much anticipated AGM kicks off as incumbent chair lashes retail veteran.