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Baby Bunting non-executive director resigns

Baby goods retailer’s non-executive director to step down.

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Bricks-and-mortar retailers see spike in foot traffic

34 per cent of physical only retailers adopted a positive outlook for the future – double …

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The pitfalls of loyalty programs

Ambiguous goals, potential fraud and massive amounts of data – developing an effective l…


Emma & Roe to be wound up

Michael Hill signals strategic refocus that will see its test brand abandoned.

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David Jones charts future with new flagship

Exclusive partnerships, better service and localisation to serve as bedrock for DJs turnar…

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Uniqlo to join The Glen

The store will be Uniqlo’s sixteenth store in Australia and the sixth store in V…


Simone Perele expands to WA

The new boutique is located in the Claremont Quarter and will offer Simone Pér…


US Court rules against e-commerce companies in tax case

The decision echoes the Australian government’s move to ‘level the playing f…

Prime Australia launched with more benefits than any other country.

Ignore Amazon at your peril

Australians will not spend more because of Amazon, they will just change the way…

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Union slump a reason for low wages growth?

After a record 26 years of uninterrupted economic growth, Australian workers sho…

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Australian dollar rebounds

Aussie dollar gains some ground against its US counterpart.


Catch Marketplace doing $2m in sales a week

The e-commerce company says this week more than 1000 sellers and 1.2 million pro…


What will freight and supply chains look like 20 years from now?

Experts ponder the scenarios

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Independent retailers soar

Sales up for smaller traders.

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Grocery delivery to be automated within 20 years?

Driverless grocery stores replace supermarkets, while mail is handled by automat…


Steinhoff Asia Pacific considers name change

The group trademarked the name Greenlit to distance itself from parent Steinhoff…


Starbucks to close 150 stores next year

Seattle-based coffee chain to close underperforming company-operated stores next…

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Specialty Fashion queried amid takeover speculation

Apparel retailer says there’s “no merit” to reports, but investors rally.


Toys ‘R’ Us Australia is shutting down

Approximately 700 workers will be affected as Toys ‘R’ Us and Babies ‘R’ Us are …

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    Franchise inquiries highlight necessary changes

    The tales of woe in the franchising sector will co…

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    Deep pockets not enough to guarantee success

    Wesfarmers and Woolworths have both been forced to…

    Retail Food Group, which owns several franchise brands including Donut King, has been criticised for unscrupulous business practices.

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    Franchise failures and scandals seem to make the n…



    Vicinity to give QueensPlaza $36m luxurious overhaul

    Retail landlord gets approval for major redevelopm…

    Woolworths has already announced it will open more smaller stores.

    Honey, I shrunk the store

    Why your local supermarket is getting smaller.

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    Green retail centre to rise in Whitehorse

    The vacant Burwood Brickworks site in Melbourne’…


    Gateway Plaza sells for $117m

    Vicinity offloads subregional centre.



    H&M sales stagnate under weight of record inventory

    Fashion giant’s global sales slow.


    Amazon rolls out parcel locker solution for apartment buildings across US

    Over 500,000 residents already have access to the Hub by Ama…


    Ikea launches furniture take-back service in Sydney

    Furniture giant looks to benefits of circular economy.

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    Private label is taking over supermarket shelves

    Love or loathe them, private label products are going to sig…

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    Amazon rolls out parcel locker solution for apartment buildings across US

    Over 500,000 residents already have access to the …

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    ACCC fines Apple $9 million for misleading customers

    Tech giant ordered to pay for misleading customers…

    Sankt-petersburg, Russia, April 27, 2018: Ebay Application Icon

    Ebay launches free delivery with Myer, Target, Chemist Warehouse

    Big names on board as e-commerce giant kicks off n…


    Instagram Shopping expanded to stories

    Over 300 million people use Instagram Stories ever…


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