Free Subscription

  • Access 15 free news articles each month

Professional

Try one month for $5
  • Unlimited access to news,insights and opinions
  • Quarterly and weekly magazines
  • Independent research reports and forecasts
  • Quarterly webinars with industry experts
  • Q&A with retail leaders
  • Career advice
  • Exclusive Masterclass access. Part of Retail Week 2021

Harris Scarfe

Harris Scarfe Archives

Six years after leaving fashion, Aussie designer Jayson Brunsdon returns

The designer who once showed at NYFW is back on shelves with a new collection launching at Harris Scarfe.

Harris Scarfe laid off 59 workers in March. It’s still unclear why

The retailer initially said the reason was Covid. But now it seems it was a condition of its sale to Spotlight.

Harris Scarfe sale to Spotlight approved, but some creditors are losing out

Allegro Funds to be paid in full, while unsecure creditors will lose money in the deal.

Harris Scarfe lays off 59 staff, offers referrals to Centrelink

Support and store staff stood down as part of restructuring plan.

Bids for right-sized Harris Scarfe come to a close

Department store's administration could soon be coming to an end.

Harris Scarfe closing 21 stores

440 staff will be affected by store closures over the next four weeks.

Harris Scarfe sale raises questions about who knew what, when

Our contributor considers the possible paths that led to this surprising turn of events.

Harris Scarfe appoints administrators and receivers one month after acquisition

Business will continue trading as usual over the Christmas period.

Harris Scarfe tops customer satisfaction

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

Discounters outpaced by new entrants

Retailers weakened by Costco face now face even larger threats.

The trouble with Big W: don’t blame online for killing discount department stores

Online shopping is certainly a factor, but it is not the primary reason for Big W’s troubles.

Discount department stores get customer boost

Customer satisfaction is on the rise for some of Australia’s largest retailers.

Harris Scarfe refocuses offer with new format

Smaller stores and a new merchandising strategy for department store.

Landlords battle new retail dynamic

Just as retailers have to trim their goodwill and asset valuations, shopping centre owners will be confronted by the sam...

Steinhoff International’s working capital dries up

Embattled company Steinhoff International has admitted in its quarterly update that its working capital has dried up.

Steinhoff APAC secures funding

Retail giant strikes deal with banks.

Costco, Kmart battle it out for top gong

Discount department chains vie for first Roy Morgan award.

Steinhoff appoints ex-KPMG exec as CRO

Investigation into "accounting irregularities" continues as chief restructuring officer appointed.

More woe in store for Steinhoff

South African-headquartered, Frankfurt-listed retailer continues to battle multiple accounting investigations.

Steinhoff forced to restate further accounts

Retail conglomerate's accounting irregularities stretch back further than first thought.