Masters Home Improvement Archives - Inside Retail

Where are the leaders of the future?

Australian retail suffers from a dearth of strong, creative leadership, even when talent is recruited from overseas.

Wesfarmers MD: “All options are on the table”

Conglomerate’s chief considers UK hardware market ‘after confronting and disappointing’ performance.

A case of the budget blues for retailers

Will the governments budget encourage consumers to open their wallets again?

The rise of large format retail centres

The collapse of Woolworths Masters Home Improvement chain has reduced the development pipeline for retail floorspace in Australia.

All eyes on Australia

Once seen as too small and costly for global retailers, global brands are now more interested than ever in the local market.

Opinion: Woolworths, Lowe’s in messy Masters divorce

Breaking up is hard to do, and Woolies and Lowe’s are adding credence to that view in their bitter break up over the failed Masters Home Improvement chain.

Preview: Inside Retail Weekly 2103

A sneak peek at what’s featured in this week’s issue of Inside Retail Weekly.

Steinhoff International eyes Big W purchase

South African retail giant to acquire Big W and select Masters sites from Woolworths?

Expansion bulks up Cranbourne Home

Retail centre announces opening of expansion project anchored by Masters Home Improvement.

Masters overhauls online

Woolworths-owned hardware chain launches new and improved e-commerce platform.