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Discount Department Store

Discount Department Store Archives

Best & Less to go public as Australia’s crowded discount sector heats up

The discount department store chain is looking to raise $72.3 million in an IPO following strong sales growth in 2020.

Harris Scarfe tops customer satisfaction

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

SCA profit falls by 45 per cent

Discount department stores and supermarkets sales improve despite profit slump for landlord.

Kmart “failing to deliver” what customers really want

Discount department chain's managing director on meeting consumers' evolving expectations.

Wesfarmers takes $1.3b hit on Bunnings UK and Target

Leadership changes made as conglomerate signals major writedowns.

US chain targets digital growth

Discount department chain enjoys better than expected festive trade.

Big W losses to continue

Woolworths' chief has “faith” in struggling retailer's turnaround.

Discount department giant makes it 200

Wesfarmers' chain continues expansion.

Kmart slashes prices and looks abroad

DDS chain looks to a customer-first strategy that widens its price differential with competitors.

Amazon to hit Wesfarmers hardest: report

This time, analysts say the conglomerates' DDS-chains should be more alarmed than specialty retailers like JB Hi-Fi.

Woolworths’ turnaround builds sales momentum

Supermarket giant sales lift for second straight quarter, Big W installs MD.

How to grow a brand customers fall in love with

Lessons from a discount department store.

How Kmart made ‘cheap’ cool

Why the discount department store has sustained 120 per cent growth per year for the last eight years.

Kmart to launch one-day creative workshops

Kmart's spring collection to launch through series of workshops in Sydney's CBD.