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Patagonia has temporarily closed all stores in Australia

Outdoor brand is one of the first retail chains to close in Australia due to COVID-19.

Patagonia director of philosophy Vincent Stanley talks business with a social conscience

Exec explains why retailers must answer the problems of our times.

‘Get out in the natural environment’: How Koskela’s founders get creative

Co-founders talk design pet peeves and inspiration hacks.

Black Friday, Cyber Monday – the retail atomic bomb

Insatiable consumer demand and retail participation have expanded the spending events’ epicentres.

Sustainability as a business investment

“It’s incredibly important to show you are walking the talk and not just greenwashing.”

How to win shoppers by turning them away

Jon Bird on one US retailer’s decision to close on one of the biggest sales opportunities of the year.

What’s next: Retail 5 years in the future

In his final column for 2013, Jon Bird takes a guess at the future of retail in five years time.

The trend to conscious capitalism

Jon Bird exlores the latest trend in US retail – care more, take less, give back.

The most powerful ad ever?

Can an ad asking consumers not to buy make them want to buy even more? asks Jon Bird.