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Wesfarmers

Wesfarmers Archives

Bunnings and Officeworks drive “solid” full-year results at Wesfarmers

The company's retail division benefited from the uptick in spending on home tech and DIY.
Bunnings garden worker

Wesfarmers, Ikea offer support payments to displaced Victorian staff

Retailers pledge to continue paying staff that are unable to work due to Covid-19 restrictions on trade.

Target now selling thousands of products on Catch

Wesfarmers takes another step towards integrating the two companies.
Officeworks

Officeworks and Bunnings soar in second half

Customers working from home strengthen Wesfarmers' sales growth.
A Target store in Sydney, Australia

Don’t blame COVID-19: Target’s decline is part of a deeper trend

Target’s strategy to move further into the middle market was always doomed for limited success.
Management

The retail shakeout has only just begun

Why more major players will fall by the wayside as consumer confidence plummets.

Kmart trials online queues to flatten website traffic

Kmart trials system to limit the amount of users on its website at one time.

Wesfarmers finds more payroll errors in first half

Target staff were underpaid $9 million, Wesfarmers has revealed.

Wesfarmers expecting higher wages to impact FY20 earnings

Retail group narrowly avoids first strike at Thursday's AGM.
Supermarkets

Wesfarmers smart to offload Coles side businesses

The liquor, fuel and convenience arms have probably reached the upside potential of growth.

Kmart draws on personalisation to customise Christmas gifts

Department store taps Onthego to produce personalised presents.

Retail (im)maturity and analytics systems

Sponsored: Why businesses fail to fully capture the value from their data.

Bunnings, Officeworks find growth online

Wesfarmers sees Kmart Group drop earnings amid slowing sales.

Wesfarmers to reposition Target, cuts head office roles

Eighty roles go as Target focuses on providing higher quality goods.

ACCC won’t oppose Wesfarmers, Catch tie-up

Watchdog finds the proposed acquisition unlikely to lessen competition.
Management

World of retail does some soul-searching

Wesfarmers, Woolworths, Debenhams and others face fundamental questions.

The road to Wesfarmers’ stable

Catch Group and Google set to get real on data at upcoming event.
News

What Catch reveals about Wesfarmers’ acquisition strategy

Retail analysts weigh in on the acquisition.

Bunnings to have full e-commerce offer by Christmas

Bunnings managing director expects to deliver service ahead of schedule.

Target sales sag further for Wesfarmers

Target's comparable sales for the five months to May fell 2.3 per cent.