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“We are just getting started”: Ikea commits to smart home products

Ikea calls it the biggest change since the launch of its children’s range.

International retailers rethink Black Friday strategy

New research reveals the changing shape of peak season shopping.

South African owner of Yd, Tarocash looking to expand

The Foschini Group says it will bring more brands to the Australian market.

Wesfarmers to reposition Target, cuts head office roles

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

Michael Hill profit hit by staff underpayment, slowing retail market

Jewellery retailer sees sales slow in ANZ over FY19.

Novo Shoes Group snaps up Spendless

Spendless founder and retail veteran John Charlton sells to competitor.

Super Retail Group sees growth across the board

Retail group grows across all categories during FY19.

‘A lot of great work’: JB Hi-Fi CEO shares highlights from FY19

From small-format stores, to a New Zealand transformation.

Not just Facebook: New social platforms ramp up ANZ presence

Pinterest is opening a local office, and TikTok may be next.

Caltex CEO to retire, search for replacement begins

Julian Segal to step down after a decade at the helm.

GPT profit drops 51.6 per cent during H1

Harris Farm Markets, Apple, JB Hi-Fi among property firm’s top tenants.

JB Hi-Fi reports record profits, sales in FY19

Retail group lifts sales in Australia and New Zealand.

Subway under investigation for underpaying workers

Franchisees in the firing line over wage theft claims.

Distillery Road Market aims to be ‘The Grounds’ of Queensland

Food hall set to open in 2020 looking to replicate renowned markets.

King Living launches showroom in Canada

Latest store opening reflects retailer’s global flagship strategy.

Election, housing slump slow growth at Nick Scali

Furniture retailer still managed to lift profit for the seventh year in a row.

“500 per cent growth”: How Launchpad helped one Aussie brand expand

Men’s skincare brand Marlowe is part of Amazon’s incubator program.

Kathmandu lifts same-store sales in FY19

Unaudited results show 2.7 per cent same-store sales increase year on year.

Confidence in retail sector returns: Illion

Business owners and executives optimistic about trading conditions.

Amazon targets small business with Launchpad

Launchpad program offers marketing support for small brands.

Twitter

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