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Gary Mortimer

Gary Mortimer

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Why male makeup is on the rise

It’s only been taboo for men in the past century, but now it’s on the rise again.

Do election periods impact retail spending?

The simple answer is no, but that won’t stop retailers from saying so.

Licenced to steal: Why good customers behave badly

And how you can stop them.

Winds of change: Is Kaufland a cause for concern?

With the arrival of Kaufland on the Australian supermarket scene, do incumbent players need saving?

Do shoppers have an appetite for premium grocers?

Discount grocers continue to outperform supermarkets, but the ‘premium’ market appears ripe for exploitation

Do shoppers have an appetite for premium grocers?

Previous attempts to launch an upmarket grocer in Australia have failed – can David Jones make it work?

Amazon redefines decentralised distribution

It’s pretty pointless having an endless variety of goods and a secure site, if you can’t get items to a customer’s home in a fast and efficient manner.

Amazon in Australia might not be the end of retail as we know it

Australian retail will kill itself if it doesn’t adapt to an ever changing consumer and focus on experience over price.

The growth of supermarket phantom brands

A look at the opportunities and risks encountered when retailers like Woolworths launch phantom brands.

Supermarkets: Time wars and the ‘Go Economy’

Why the battle for supermarkets will soon shift from a price war to a time war as the ‘Go Economy’ grows.

Twitter

.@Wesfarmers to purchase @catch_au for $230 million, with @Kmart_Australia and @Targetaus to benefit from the marke… https://t.co/RNsoNC7H0R

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Australian brand house #Gazal acquired by @PVHcorp in order to have greater control over its brands, such as… https://t.co/lHAdi7mKmg

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Two thirds of Aussies are looking for discounts online says @PayPalAU, while retailers seek to slow price markdowns… https://t.co/54hjxgpGax

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