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shopping Archives

China’s Singles Day retail phenomenon will blow Black Friday out the water

Popular US event is not the only game in town – or even the biggest.

Why retailers want you to ‘click and collect’

Retailers are starting to realise the benefit of combining online and in-store shopping.

M&S delivers – but is it too late?

When the iconic socks-to-sausage rolls retailer finally trials food deliveries this autumn, it will find out if that par...

Will Amazon’s Whole Foods deal go the same way as L’Oreal and Body Shop?

There is a genuine risk that this acquisition will muddy the waters for the organic grocer's shoppers.

Who needs retail experts?

UK retail giants take a calculated risk with new bosses.

Tracing the past for retail’s tomorrow

New research examines the key milestones in the evolution of customer experience to chart the store of tomorrow.

Retail therapy: why we love to buy

Trying to rationalise between the pleasure of acquiring items vs the pain of paying money.

From the source: Glyn Williams

Inside Retail chats with the GM of retail at Sydney Airport

Shopping centre’s Guinness World Record recognition

Global attraction kicks off shopping festival.

How John Lewis owns Christmas

John Lewis’ new Christmas advertising campaign gets the British nation talking, tweeting and, of course, buying.

Australian online shopping habits examined

Price, availability and better selection drive Australians to shop overseas, according to new research.

Research reveals key driver for online shopping

Zilla Efrat speaks to Australia Post about new online shopping findings.

UK to increase Sunday shopping hours

British government to extend Sunday trade in a bid to compete with online.

What makes a supermarket super?

Roy Morgan uncovers the top 10 factors likely to influence a customer on where to grocery shop.

Rate cut fuels spending spree

February records unexpectedly strong spending, with year on year growth higher than January.

Blast kills two

Explosion at Perth shopping centre takes the lives of two.

Where to for shopping tourism?

Norrelle Goldring reviews the role of shopping tourism as more international retailers are introduced to Australia.

Petrol prices drive retail

Falling petrol prices and talk of interest rate cuts lead to big jump in retail sales.