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Metcash half-year results tumble on lost supply contracts

Metcash delivered a net loss of $152 million in 1H20.

Adairs acquires online-only homewares brand

Homewares retailer acquires Mocka for $75.5 million.

Black Friday post-mortem

How Aussie retailers fared during this year’s sale.

Aussies buying fewer, more purposeful gifts this Christmas

Australians are likely to spend less this year.

Tech and supplements dominate Amazon Australia’s Black Friday

The sales event was the marketplaces biggest shopping day to date.

Vicinity Centres unveils $685 million Chadstone expansion

Expanded shopping centre to house more than 4000 sqm extra retail space.

Bardot seeks sale, appoints administrators

Source: Bardot Instagram Womenswear Bardot has become the most recent retailer to collapse into voluntary administration, appointing KPMG as administrators on Thursday. KPMG confirmed all stores will continue to operate on a business-as-usual basis while it undertakes an assessment of the business, and that it will pursue a sale or recapitalisation process movi…

Bunnings coughs up over $3.8 million to underpaid team members

Almost 41,000 team members will see compensation for unpaid super.

Harvey Norman hit with second strike, but avoids board spill

Outspoken chairman Gerry Harvey insults shareholder running for board.

“It’s about educating and engaging customers”: Inside Bunnings’ YouTube series

Bunnings managing director talks engaging a new audience.

Co-Op enters voluntary administration on collapsing textbook sales

Textbook sales fell 40 per cent on last year.

King Living’s one-stop online shop for young players

Furniture chain launches new e-commerce offer.

JB Hi-Fi launches small-format store in Melbourne CBD

The company’s first ‘Express’ store is 68 sqm, and holds a more selected range of products.

Harvey Norman AGM revives debate over proxy advisor groups

Glass Lewis says Harvey Norman may face a protest vote at Wednesday’s AGM.

Retailers fail on living wage commitments: Oxfam

Retailers grilled on making little commitment to helping garment workers.

Woe for discount market as Dimmeys shuts up shop

The 166-year-old retailer launches closing down sale.

Aussies to spend $54,000 a minute online this Christmas: NRA

Total online spend set to reach $3.6 billion this year, says NRA.

How Toymate is taking up the mantle of Toys ‘R’ Us

The family-owned toy chain is creating new experiences for customers.

Accent Group launches online marketplace Crèmm

The online site will offer brands from across the group’s retail chains, plus more.

Australian dollar drops

Aussie dollar falls against the greenback.

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