About the author
Peter James Ryan
Peter James Ryan is acknowledged as one of Australia's leading retail business and marketing consultants, presenters, authors and industry commentators, backed by over 30 years’ experience working in and on retail businesses. Peter has been a regular contributor to Inside Retail since 2011.
Contemporary technology makes generating a Buycott a frighteningly easy to create and very difficult to undo phenomenon.
Old retail is dying, new retail is emerging and a renaissance is coming.
The concept of free and open trade is a myth and big, global fashion brands are experts at exploiting every loophole possible.
Aussie fashion retailers are out of alignment with consumer stimulation, disconnected with the aspirational magnetism required to seduce sales.
Time to re-examine your retail calendar and how you’re managing it.
Is it possible for sound marketing to save an ailing business?
Analysing the involvement of American Express in the Surcharge Free movement.
Why desperate attempts to create sales growth at all costs are killing retailers.
Why Woolworths is not in dire straits – only acting like it is.
Peter James Ryan identifies a key characteristic shared by some of the world’s top retailers.
It’s time for retailers to live where consumers live – in the blurred lines, writes Peter James Ryan.
Peter James Ryan’s five key initiatives Myer needs to embrace to be a successful competitor in the new world of retail.
Hostages released following foiled Cartier jewellery heist in Paris.
World’s biggest retailer posts solid third quarter earnings after long awaited turnaround in domestic US market.
Chinese e-commerce giant smashes records as Singles Day sales reach $US9.3 billion.
Fast food retailer opens world first beef free franchise in India.
Washington DC-based online deals company slashes jobs after reporting quarterly loss.
British retailer posts mixed half year profits as warmer than expected weather dents demand.
Alibaba sees solid rise in profits following record breaking IPO.
Japanese icon Hello Kitty celebrates 40th birthday.