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The Reject Shop

The Reject Shop Archives

Management

Dymocks appoints new MD; The Reject Shop appoints new CFO

The latest retail appointments.
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Global pandemic having uneven impact on retail sales

The Reject Shop says sales are up, while other brands are struggling.
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The Reject Shop defends share spike from ASX query

The discount department store can’t explain why its share price jumped almost 42 per cent.
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The Reject Shop appoints former Kmart exec as new CEO

Discount department store taps Andre Reich as chief executive.
Management

Retail appointments

The Reject Shop appoints company secretary, Vicinity names chief people officer and more.
Management

Leadership gap leaves The Reject Shop adrift

Analysis: As losses mount, someone needs to make the hard decisions.

The Reject Shop tumbles, chairman stepping down

A one-off impairment and slowing sales lead to a $16.9 million loss.
Discount stores

Discounters squeezed from both sides

Why Kmart, Big W and The Reject Shop are under pressure.
Management

Why The Reject Shop needs a rebrand

The struggling discount chain could benefit from a name change.

The Reject Shop downgrades guidance as CEO departs

The discount retailer has revised profit expectations for the year into the red.
Discount stores

Discounters outpaced by new entrants

Retailers weakened by Costco face now face even larger threats.

The trouble with Big W: don’t blame online for killing discount department stores

Online shopping is certainly a factor, but it is not the primary reason for Big W’s troubles.

Allensford acquires 19 per cent stake in The Reject Shop

The Reject Shop shareholders gave Allensford significant voting power.

Allensford takeover offer closing in on The Reject Shop shareholders

Shareholders to vote on takeover by 5 March.

Negative same-store sales weigh on The Reject Shop’s profit in first half

Retailer highlights "strong" Christmas trading amid half-year slump.
Omnichannel

Why online sales growth isn’t really growth

Online sales are for the most part cannibalising traditional retail, not providing new sales.

Allensford extends The Reject Shop takeover offer into March

Would-be buyer gives shareholders more time to mull offer.

Allensford pressures The Reject Shop for sales performance

Shareholders deserve more information, says Allensford.

The Reject Shop expects net profit of $10.5m

Revised guidance released in face of "low-ball" takeover bid.

Allensford urges The Reject Shop to release trading performance

Company extends takeover offer to allow The Reject Shop time to release sales figures.