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The Reject Shop

The Reject Shop Archives

Appointments of the week

The Reject Shop CEO steps down; Blooms the Chemist welcomes new COO; Dr Martens hires global creative director.

The Reject Shop CEO quits, interim chief named

Andre Reich, who left the company yesterday, will receive a payment from the company in lieu of serving the six months n...

The Reject Shop posts sales decline due to lockdowns, absenteeism

The company managed to open 11 new stores in both metropolitan and country areas. The store network now includes 137 sto...

Ex Reject Shop chief to take helm of Tahbilk Group

Sudano will succeed incumbent, fourth-generation Alister Purbrick, who will retire this June.

The Reject Shop profit jumps 643 per cent as restructure moves past ‘reset’

During the year, the business renegotiated 80 leases that were in holdover or had expired, and will renegotiate a furthe...

The Reject Shop staff rolls out training after team subject to verbal abuse and stalking

Retailers, union and government grappling to deal with increasing levels of customer abuse towards frontline staff.

The Reject Shop’s sales remain sluggish into second half

CBD and shopping centre locations traded 12 per cent down during the last 48 weeks.

The Reject Shop profit up 46.5 per cent during first half

Leadership is aiming to finish 'fixing' the business by the end of the financial year.

DoorDash to deliver goods from The Reject Shop within a day

Australian discount variety store The Reject Shop has teamed with DoorDash to offer a same-day goods-delivery service.
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The Reject Shop makes lowest price guarantee to entice budgeting Aussies

Discount store to beat rivals by 10 per cent as Australians look to tighten spend.
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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.

Retail appointments

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

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.

Discounters squeezed from both sides

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

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.