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NRA slams Qld’s “outrageous” public holiday move

Legislation to make Christmas Eve a partial public holiday to be introduced.

Coach, Kate Spade parent strikes strategic alliance with Tmall

Tapestry looks to boost online sales of its luxury brands in China.

Kathmandu posts record profit, buoyed by Australia, Oboz

Outdoor retailer posts over $500 million in total sales in FY19.

“It’s time to pour the rocket fuel on”: Adore Beauty looks to grow as Quadrant takes majority stake

Quadrant Growth Fund has bought a 60 per cent stake in the online retailer.

Rents to decline, incentives to rise in retail centres: JLL

Scale to tip in favour of tenants, centre managers say in new survey.

NZ’s biggest buy now pay later provider expands to Australia

Kiwi platform promises lower fees, as retailers scrutinise cost of BNPL.

Alice McCall opens permanent sale pop-up to cater to demand

“Helping find a home for every piece we create is important.”

RM Williams details expansion plans amidst sale talks

Australian heritage brand to open 18 stores in the US and UK.

Amazon launches garden, outdoor range

New category puts online retailer in competition with national chains.

Kathmandu joins B Corp movement

Retailer is now the biggest B Corp in ANZ, lending credence to the ‘force for good’ movement.

Zimmermann opens 12th US store

Australian designer brand continues to find success overseas.

Lululemon launches free business course for store managers

The course is being offered in partnership with Swinburne Online.

Miniso adapts strategy: “The market is a bit different than we thought”

Chinese retailer tweaks its initial plans for the Australian market.

Making Christmas Eve a public holiday too costly, industry groups say

Proposal in Queensland highlights need for uniform approach to public holidays.

Cost-cutting, focus on profitable sales drive ‘modest improvement’: Myer

Myer CEO sticking to turnaround plan, as it begins to deliver results.

Karen Millen shutting down its Australian arm

The Australian arm of the UK fashion brand is shutting down.

Lime&Tonic joins Big Red Group’s ballooning portfolio of experience brands

RedBalloon parent acquires third experience brand in less than a year.

Overseas expansion and domestic store upgrades

How Harvey Norman plans to grow in a “not great” retail climate.

CFO resigns from loss-making Cash Converters

Pawnbroker loses top exec after a year marred by write-downs.

Hudson’s Bay Company to sell Lord + Taylor for US$100m

Department store owner offloading business to focus on remaining portfolio.

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