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Central Group leads Selfridges buyout in US$5 billion deal

Luxury British store chain Selfridges is being sold to a Thai retailer and an Austrian property company in a deal that a...

The lowdown on Central Group – reported new owner of Selfridges

Speculation is swirling around the reported sale of iconic British department store Selfridges to Thai conglomerate Cent...

Selfridges: Why the best department store in the world is up for sale

Why would the owners of Selfridges, generally considered to be the world’s best department store, decide to sell the bus...
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Selfridges owners to offer chain in £4 billion auction

The Weston family said it was open to the idea last month after 80-year-old W Galen Weston, who purchased the chain in 2...

Retail news around the globe

Under Armour flagship store launches in Dubai Mall Village; Macy’s rolls out new Herald Square flagship store vision; Se...

Would you get married in a department store? Selfridges says ‘I do’

The UK retailer has acquired a licence to host weddings in its London store. But is it a smart move, or just a gimmick?
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Giordano unveils new look in Dubai; Starbucks NYC gets faster; Selfridges enters fantasy world.

From Area 51 to Showfields

The latest in retail experiences run the gamut from aliens to gin libraries.

Selfridges appoints new chair

Alannah Weston is taking over from her father, Galen Weston.

Department stores are facing an existential crisis

What is the purpose of a department store in 2019?

Camilla, coming up roses

In a challenging business environment, the growth of direct-to-consumer sales from wholesale brands is both encouraging ...

Seeing red

Selfridges copped backlash when it opened its Christmas shop last week. But was the move desperate, or clever?

David Jones celebrates 180-year milestone

Department store retailer celebrates milestone with a video featuring well known ambassadors.

What’s the big idea?

Sticking to polished processes and protocol that look good on paper, won’t help to reignite retail fortunes in today’s w...

Swimwear brand jets into new store format

Local swimwear brand to unveil glamorous new store format across its David Jones concessions.

Fashion players turn to tech for differentiation

With competition heating up online, retailers have been scrambling to find ways to keep consumers on their online stores...

Out with the old, in with the new

It’s time that the 60-year-old model for shopping centres undergoes a makeover.

Dita Von Teese lingerie brand revived

New Aussie company relaunches brand after original manufacturer and distributor collapsed into admin.

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