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manufacturing Archives

Why Viktoria & Woods is about creativity, inclusivity and sustainability

Margie Woods launched her fashion label Viktoria & Woods in 2004 in Melbourne to offer women timeless pieces in their wa...

Citizen Wolf: ‘If you’re not making to order, you’re not sustainable’

Oversupply is a big problem in the fashion industry, and Citizen Wolf co-founder Zoltan Csaki has some strong views on h...

Bassike calls on government to walk the talk on local manufacturing

The fashion brand says the current travel restrictions on Sydney's garment workers are unfair and put an already fragile...

Proudly made in China: How Chinese consumers are reclaiming domestic brands

‘Made in China’ is no longer the embarrassing slogan it once was; nowadays it expresses confidence in China’s culture, a...

How much for retail manufacturing?

Aussie retailers must reignite product development that leads to consumer acknowledged differentiation or they are dead.

Can the world’s megacities survive the digital age?

Shopping centres once thrived in megacities, but have now lost their competitive advantage.

Top shelf agility, adaptation and being there

Retailers told to take heed of global fashion chain's responsiveness to changing consumer demands.

3D printing’s promise to disrupt Asia’s manufacturing economies

The pioneer of the assembly line itself, the Ford Motor Company now uses 3D printing to produce and assemble prototypes.

How Bridget Jones boosted the market for big underwear

Who would have thought that there was so much innovation, technology and a 70,000-mile supply chain supporting a simple ...

Time for a shift in economic thinking

For survival, every retailer beyond the global volume giants will need to go back to the drawing board, says Peter James...

Dollar drifts higher on China data

Dollar rallies after falling on weak Chinese manufacturing data.

The loss of Australian retail

Stuart Bennie looks at the future of retailers in Australia - how long will they stick around for?

Aussie dollar rallies

The Australian dollar has continued its rally amid news that Chinese manufacturing activity is surging ahead.