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Richard Umbers

Richard Umbers Archives

‘Innovation is happening faster than ever before’: Richard Umbers

The real reason retail has entered a golden age of innovation. It's not what you think.

Richard Umbers returns to supermarket roots at Kaufland

Former Myer CEO has a new job with the German hypermarket.

Myer CEO pushed out by board

Retailer's chief forced to resign despite board sticking with his turnaround strategy.

Myer reports quarterly sales drop

Department store retailer bullish at its highly anticipated strategy day.

The makings of a great retail CEO

What are the key ingredients that combine to make a great retail CEO in 2016?

Myer’s bumper profit lift for FY16

Department store chain more than doubles profits in FY16.

Myer profit slips as turnaround continues

Department store profit continues to slide, despite sales boost.

Myer to close store in Queensland

Department store giant to close Queensland location as part of 'New Myer strategy.'

Myer’s Melbourne Christmas windows on show

The unveiling of Myer's Christmas window display in pictures.

Myer to unveil Christmas windows

Department store embraces nostalgia for Christmas window display.

In Depth: Richard Umbers on ‘New Myer’

Myer CEO opens up on strategy, staffing and our new PM.

‘New Myer’ strategy revealed

Detailed turnaround plan announced as Myer's profit drops.

Retail is changing, so are its CEOs

Stuart Bennie weighs in on the new breed of retail CEOs.

Myer appoints chief digital officer

Myer taps Coles Online GM to bolster omnichannel efforts.

Retail is an exclusive club

Stuart Bennie examines the retail credentials of Myer's board members.

Analysing Edcon’s Bernie Brookes move

Stuart Bennie weighs in on Edcon’s appointment of Bernie Brookes.

Myer axes 100 brands

Myer clears way for new labels amid turnaround.

Leaders Summit Breakfast nears

Australian retail heavyweights to discuss state of the industry.

Myer appoints CFO

Myer adds to executive team with appointment of new CFO.

The (Top) Ryde is over for Myer

Jared Dickson examines Richard Umbers’ efforts to cut Myer’s losses and build a nimbler operation.