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Michael Hill posts drop in first quarter sales

Jewellery chain’s sales drop for the quarter as it restructures its business.

Kaufland adds $60m capital ahead of Australian store roll-out

How the “German version of Costco” could spend the windfall.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

The billionaire started Microsoft with high school friend, Bill Gates.

Fast Retailing profit soars as Uniqlo Asia booms

Fast Retailing profit rose 34 per cent to $2.96 billion in the year to August.

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China promises retaliation to US tariffs

Repercussions could make it more difficult for US businesses to work in China.

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Voice shopping is going to change retail in ways you don’t expect

Brand recognition, pronunciation and more will become important.

Australian dollar rises

Aussie dollar improves overnight.

Caltex CFO retires

Hepworth will remain in the role until mid-2019.

Deliveroo launches new service for businesses

Online food company expands business delivery services.

Sears files for bankruptcy amid struggling sales

The long struggling retailer files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Myer relaunches ‘My Store’ campaign

John King says campaign exists to put customers first.

WorkPac ruling could hit retail sector

Recent court ruling could allow casuals access to annual leave.

Data reform to give consumers more control

ACCC chair discusses the implementation of the Consumer Data Right.

Showpo triples warehouse capacity as sales roll in

Online fashion retailer brings logistics in-house.

Is it all about price?

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Westfield unveils $470 million ‘living centre of the future’

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Hurstville Central sold to US private equity firm

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Home & Life Centre opens at Brisbane Airport

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Ikea unveils FY19 expansion plans

Global furniture retailer looks to enter the South American …

Walmart to track customer reactions to products via shopping carts

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Stocks fall after LVMH warns of softening demand in China

Shares in luxury goods companies fell after LVMH warning.

Retail Technology

Seafolly launches interactive fitting room mirror

Shoppers are able to message staff from inside the…

Cotton On invests in customer experience

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