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AuMake to acquire competitor for $14.2 million

Acquisition will add another eight stores to AuMake’s footprint in ANZ.

Subtype to open experiential Melbourne flagship

Streetwear brand kicks off interstate expansion with new store in Victoria.

Jack Ma calls 12-hour work days a “blessing”

Alibaba founder missed the memo on benefits of work-life balance.

Retail crime is “out of control”

Will cameras at self-serve checkouts make a dent in this worrying trend?

Economy-wide spending continues to grow

Consumers have continued to spend despite modest wage growth.

Easter spending to reach $3.4 billion

Consumers expected to turn Easter and Anzac Day into one long holiday.

Employees looking for flexibility, transparency, and action

LinkedIn’s 2019 talent trends report shows what job-seekers are looking for.

King Living expands in Shanghai

Aussie furniture brand to open showroom in Xuhui design district.

The Daily Edited to pop up in Dymocks’ Sydney flagship

Fashion accessories label opening bookstore pop-up.

Tokyo calling: Tips on expanding to Japan

How to ensure your brand isn’t lost in translation.

Online sales not enough to save Oxfam

The charity organisation is closing its retail, wholesale and e-commerce operations.

Beaurepaires identifies nine years of payment mistakes

Retailer has both underpaid and overpaid around 3700 staff since 2010.

Mountain Designs relaunches online

The adventure brand will also be available through Anaconda.

Michael Hill reins in sales slowdown

Customer-first strategy begins to take effect.

Flight Centre invests in corporate-travel business

Flight Centre looks to fast track growth in SME space.

Macpac expands Adventure Hub format

Outdoor retailer opens nine expanded stores across Australia.

Creditors hand control of Napoleon Perdis to private investment firm

Kuba Investments given control of beauty brand.

Lush positioned for growth, despite full-year loss: analyst

Global cosmetics brand hit by increased cost of ingredients, wages.

Apple’s Melbourne flagship blocked on cultural grounds

The Victorian Government has now launched a review of Melbourne’s Federation Square.

Retail giants among the top companies to work for in Australia

Amazon, Woolworths and Wesfarmers make the list.

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