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Shoppers’ movements might come down to fears of caves and the ‘butt brush’

Marketers once liked to think they could virtually steer people through shops and malls. But it appears shoppers’ movements aren’t so easily directed.

What are your retailers doing?

How confident are you that your retailers are retailing?

Myer once stood for the aspirational middle class but now it’s lost sight of who its customers are

How can a retail brand like Myer be as desirable today, as it was in the past?

What makes us sign up to subscription boxes

Why we want to know what’s in the box.

Ikea to revamp Melbourne location

Swedish furniture retailer to give CBD location a multi-million-dollar facelift.

The changing skill sets to be a retailer

What are the professional role profiles of our future retailers?

The real power of omnichannel retailing

Most retailers in this day and age are probably at best multi-channel entities.

Getting rid of plastic bags

A windfall for supermarkets but it won’t do much for the environment.

It’s all a matter of judgement

Professional managers have a place, just not in the critical leadership positions that involve the key ingredient that cannot be taught.

Supplier payment terms – morality tale or legislative imperative?

Last year during a high profile legal process, the former chairman of a publicly-listed retailer openly confessed that the company had pushed out supplier payments as an embedded pillar of ‘business…