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Heather McIlvaine


Nespresso ramps up subscription offering

Company launches coffee pod subscription service in Australia.

Mid-size businesses punching well above their weight

New research says mid-size retailers are particularly well positioned to grow.

New dining precinct opening near Melbourne Central

Visitors will be able to use a chatbot to order and pay for food.

Showpo loses its second-in-command

The online fashion retailer’s general manager is leaving to start her own business.

The Iconic reports progress on road to profitability

The online fashion company has posted a 38 per cent increase in revenue.

Spending growth holds steady in April

Retail stores recorded sales growth in April, amidst steady spending growth across the economy.

Deliveroo raising $835m in funding round led by Amazon

Amazon leads latest funding round in food delivery company.

Fendi arrives in Queensland

Italian fashion house becomes latest global luxury brand to land in Brisbane.

Google to measure environmental impact of fashion

Tech giant announces tool to examine industry-wide problem.

Amazon accelerates Aussie fashion offering

The e-commerce giant is an official sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia this year.

Industry body calls for vaping to be legalised

Vaping is a public health priority and should be legalised, ARA says.

Coles rolls out bulk sizes in value push

Bulk products are up to 63 per cent off the per unit price of standard sizes.

PVH Corp lays out zero waste, zero carbon vision

US owner of Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger sets ambitious sustainability targets.

Aussies want more parking, less dining at malls: UBS

Australian malls are at greater risk than elsewhere, survey finds.

Two million households to receive first eBay catalogue

The online marketplace is encroaching on bricks-and-mortars’ territory.

McDonald’s looks to create pipeline of property talent

Chain set to spend $500 million in new restaurants and refurbishments over next three years.

Forever New ramping up presence in North America

Women’s fashion brand reveals expansion plans, amidst brand refresh.

Retail sales rise at slower rate in March

Growth driven by price increases, rather than volume, analyst says.

Core categories boost Shaver Shop’s sales in second half

The specialty retailer has also announced the implementation of its first-ever CRM solution.

Pallet movements suggest slower growth in June quarter

Retailers expecting tough first half, but relief may be on the horizon.


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A new initiative, announced by @google at #CopenhagenFashionSummit,will help to understand the environmental impact… https://t.co/VmLrRHHp3p

2 weeks ago

Rising competition and crude oil prices have impacted @CaltexAustralia net profits in the first quarter of 2019… https://t.co/OE4VaIIReR

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