Mitre 10’s new hires; Retail Drinks appoints acting CEO; JB Hi-Fi names new chair.
Small format IGA stores among the impending growth initiatives.
Management changes in retail have been more frequent and widespread in recent years as retailers try to address structural changes in the industry.
Franchisees have skin in the game and are motivated by the bottom line of their stores.
Grocery wholesaler internally recommended by former employee to accelerate US giant’s ability to operate effectively in Australia.
IGA and Mitre 10 operator hires supermarket veteran.
Specialty retailer fills role, vacant since August last year.
Woolworths finalises sale of profitable hardware business to wholesale business.
Woolworths offloads Home Timber & Hardware business to Mitre 10’s owner, Metcash, for $165 million.
The ‘build it and they will come’ mentality and chase for market share has left many retailers vulnerable – not least of which is Woolworths.