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Harris Scarfe

Harris Scarfe Archives

A losing battle for the big brands

Some of Australia’s biggest retail brands are fighting for survival.

Speed versus fashion – is the buying agent on the way out?

As the number of businesses engaging in direct sourcing mounts, it looks like the middleman may be a thing of the past i...

Harris Scarfe bullish on east-coast apparel

We chat to Harris Scarfe's marketing GM, on the company's east-coast apparel expansion.

Perth shopping centre to get $100m facelift

Retail landlord announces big refurb of centre in eastern gateway.

Harris Scarfe hones in on prime market

Department store retailer continues to build store network.
News

Aussie retailers prepare for international onslaught

Local fashion retail undergoes shake-up.
Sectors

Thinking outside the square

According to Credit Suisse, the key to Kmart’s revival is to sell off Target. But is it the lifeline that Kmart needs, o...
News

Fashion retail’s continued struggle

There were more than a few glum faces peering into champagne glasses around the Virgin Melbourne Fashion Festival staged...
News

The next step for Australian apparel

Competitive conditions and a tough December have spelled trouble for retailers, who now look to change their fortunes.
International

Steinhoff International makes long-awaited acquisition

Opinion: After months of actively shopping for further retail opportunities in Australia, the South African retail giant...
Marketing

From the source: Simon Burrett, Harris Scarfe

Meet the man driving brand strategy at Harris Scarfe.
International

Umbers’ turnaround strategy offers early hope for Myer

Opinion: Department store may not be setting the world on fire, but 2016 results show promising spark.

Harris Scarfe to overhaul apparel category

Department store to restructure men's and women's fashion ranges to focus on price, brand and quality.

ARA Australian Retail Awards winners

Supermarket operator named 2016 eftpos Retailer of the Year at today’s 2016 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards.
News

Woolworths to sell Big W?

Opinion: Steinhoff International on the lookout for further retail opportunities in Australia.
Opinion

The deal most likely for The Good Guys

Opinion: Jared Dickson on the future of the white goods and appliances chain.
News

Big name retailers mull over going public

Opinion: Public floats on major retailers agendas, despite volatile stock market.
News

The year in review: 2015 for retailers

The end of 2015 could not have come quick enough for some retailers, writes Jared Dickson.
Department stores

Steinhoff to bring Debenhams Down Under

The arrival of Debenhams to our shores poses questions for Myer, writes Jared Dickson.