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Melbourne retail Archives

Welcome to David Jones’ new luxury menswear offer in Melbourne

Twenty new brands, complimentary styling services, made-to-measure suit fittings and more – David Jones' new menswear of...

How dining pop-up QV Club is bringing a taste of la dolce vita to the CBD

Champagne, cocktails, and live music – it’s all on offer at QV Club, a new outdoor dining experience located in the hear...
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‘A huge relief’: Retailers react to Melbourne’s reopening

We asked four retail leaders how they’re feeling about the reopening. Here are their thoughts.

Melbourne quake raises question for retailers: Are you ready for a crisis?

Major earthquakes are rare in Australia, but Wednesday’s tremor reminded retailers of the importance of being prepared. ...

Lord Mayor Sally Capp on Melbourne’s ‘bounce back’

Here's what the city leader thinks about Covid lockdowns, and why she's still optimistic about the future of Melbourne.

Burgers and podcast booths: Morris Moor brings city vibes to the suburbs

Royal Stacks is just one of several hospitality heavyweights popping up in a buzzy new precinct in the Melbourne suburb ...

How Chadstone became Australia’s most profitable shopping centre

As Chadstone celebrates 60 years, we chat with centre manager Michael Whitehead about what drives The Fashion Capital's ...

Inside 80 Collins – Melbourne’s newest luxury precinct

With flagship stores from Saint Laurent and Golden Goose, gourmet cafes and high-end dining, there's something for every...

Here’s what retail leaders think about Victoria’s snap lockdown

Several CEOs expressed disappointment in the backtrack, but said they’re better able to cope with last-minute lockdowns ...

Retail Lab: Inside Grown Alchemist’s holistic new store concept

Clean skincare brand Grown Alchemist has opened its first bricks-and-mortar store, and it’s like nothing else on the mar...

How Stylerunner plans to get millennials to shop in-store

Small touches like cool uniforms, a signature scent and Instagram-ready changerooms go a long way.

Why Nike is taking a ‘bigger is better’ approach to stores in ANZ

After bringing its Nike By You personalisation concept to the region, the brand is finding that size really does matter.

Why Harrolds’ MD is running for Melbourne City Council

Mary Poulakis wants to change consumers’ perception that shopping in the CBD is “too hard”.
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Should bookstores really be an essential service?

Some CEOs believe bookstores should be an essential service and are lobbying the Victorian Government to allow them to r...
The BBQ Galore storefront.

Retail sector urges Vic Gov to revisit roadmap

Retail industry groups are pleading a case for a faster reopening in Melbourne.
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Industry group welcomes $3 billion support package for Victorian businesses

The package includes cash grants, tax relief and cashflow support for many businesses.
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CEOs: Vic extended lockdown is extreme and unfair

Facing another seven weeks of store closures under Victoria’s cautious reopening plan, retail leaders are growing impati...
Industry groups have criticised the slow reopening.

Most Melbourne stores to remain shut until October 26

Retail faces another seven weeks of store closures under Victoria's cautious plan to ease restrictions.
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How Melbourne retail went dark

The near-total shutdown of retail stores could actually have been much worse.

Sussan Retail Group hones in on revitalised hub

String of national tenants look to renewed area.