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RFG snares coffee chain

Retail Food Group acquires coffee chain, one month after purchasing Gloria Jean’s.

Harvey Norman in capital raising

Electrical and furniture retailer launches fully underwritten renounceable share offer.

Godfreys heads for IPO

Vacuum cleaning specialist heads for stock market listing.

Taylor Swift: America’s merchant princess?

Taylor Swift could teach many retailers a thing or two about the science of selling, writes Jon Bird.

Pie Face in administration

Bakery chain with 70 stores in Australia placed in voluntary administration.


Franchise lover’s new venture

 Love Pollo, a chicken franchise...

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Retailers rage over Christmas hours

 Retailers are divided following the...

shoes, footwear fashion, emporium

International beckons

 A Melbourne-based footwear retailer...

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Bedding stores reinvent

 Sheridan’s new store concept...


Retail forum to bridge online skills gap

 Service Skills Australia has set up the...

Set that mag

Buy from the mag

 Aggregate shopping website, Set That,...


Stylerunner’s fashionable step forward

 Sydney-based e-tailer, Stylerunner, has...

Australia Post, delivery

Christmas deliveries assured

 Australia Post boss, Ahmed Fahour, has...


Aldi advances with zone reforms

 Aldi has opened the first of seven...


Illawarra retail reborn

 A $200 million redevelopment of...

red tape

No licences for commercial property

 The Victorian Coalition Government...


Stockland buys regional centre

 Property group, Stockland, has paid...


Godfreys heads for IPO

 Vacuum cleaning specialist, Godfreys,...

dollar, maze

Dollar drops lower

 The Australian dollar has handed back...

money, dollar, finance

Aussie dollar higher

 The Australian dollar is higher after...


Kathmandu expects profit drop

 Sales for adventure clothing retailer...


Tale of two flagships

 The pace of change in retail technology...

Crystal ball

The future of retail shop formats

 “It is not in the stars to hold our...

Harrods ralph lauren

Digital windows promote Polo

Ralph Lauren has taken over the 15 window...


Beat the Q, Posse merge

 Australian shopping start ups, Posse...

Chicken shop camden

New old ideas

Last month I met up with some architect friends...

car, headlight, auto

Amateur mechanics

 Those to have work on cars are more...

Messina 2 images

Sweet retailer tie up

Williams-Sonoma has partnered with Sydney-based...


King of the clicks

 UK department store, John Lewis,...