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Noni B looks to fast-track digital growth with EziBuy acquisition

Alceon Group’s Noni B has struck a deal to buy EziBuy, which is also owned by Alceon.

Amazon Hub launches to meet rising demand for flexible delivery

Amazon Hub allows shoppers to send orders to hundreds of high street locations.

KFC expands delivery offer with Menulog

Fast food chain looking to reach more customers in suburban, regional areas.

Greenlit Brands offloads Best & Less, Harris Scarfe and Debenhams

Steinhoff subsidiary returns to its roots as a household goods retailer.

New poll: Has bullying ever occurred in your workplace?

Recent claims have started a conversation about a serious topic.

What retailers are doing for National Recycling Week

Officeworks, Nespresso and Mirvac participate in annual initiative.

Accent Group acquires Stylerunner, plans to open bricks-and-mortar stores

Online retailer that went into voluntary administration has been bought by footwear giant.

Fewer retailers expecting a merry Christmas: Deloitte

Retailers have adjusted their expectations after a patchy 2019.

US food delivery service DoorDash expands to Sydney

New entrant to the market says it now covers 40 per cent of the population.

Chemist Warehouse: “This is definitely our biggest online event”

Pharmacy rings in $20.8 million in sales in three hours.

Myer turns up the tech this Christmas

Department store follows up bluetooth baubles with new ad.

All Ziera stores likely to close

Administrators say there’s still interest in a slimmed-down business.

CEO confidence plunges over past 12 months

Trade wars, climate strikes undermining business confidence.

Amazon Australia succumbs to buy now pay later surge

Amazon Australia now offers Zip’s buy now pay later option at checkout.

Nike brings popular personalisation service to Australia

New store features more sneakers, more bras and more services.

“New phase for the retail industry”: Major changes at the ARA

Russell Zimmerman to depart, as major retailers join industry association.

Checking in: Here’s what Hotel Chadstone means for retailers

The five-star hotel gives shoppers reason to stay longer, centre director says.

Jodie Fox opens up about Shoes of Prey in new memoir

The co-founder talks failure and finding your way in Reboot.

Myer CEO makes the case for department stores at AGM

But they need to reinvent themselves, John King says.

“Be prepared”: General Pants unaffected by fire, CEO says

National retailer up and running, despite head office burning down.


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