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Heather McIlvaine

Heather McIlvaine

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The rise of the B Corp

More retailers are becoming certified B Corps. Here’s why.

Report: Queues, out-of-stock items cost retailers billions

New research quantifies the cost of negative shopping experiences.

10 practical tips to expand your brand to the US

“Follow up at least three times” and other lessons from Ettitude founder Phoebe Yu.

Breakthrough tech gives old clothes new life

General Pants launching trial with textile waste tackler, BlockTexx.

General Pants opening multiple stores in New Zealand this year

Stores will open across the country in a matter of months, CEO says.

New fulfilment service targets online wine retailers

Digital Wine Ventures to launch a specialised wine distribution service.

Fashion rental startup hits the accelerator

Designerex has expanded its peer-to-peer clothing platform to the US.

Vinomofo looks beyond bulk orders

Online wine retailer lowers the barrier to entry with ‘welcome kit’.

Luxury resale site raises $65 million

Vestiaire Collective raises capital to fund further expansion.

The biggest changes coming in FY20

Several changes are set to impact the retail sector.

Officeworks rolls out new parental leave policy

Managing director Sarah Hunter says the support means a lot to families.

Tony Bianco relaunches loyalty program based on experiences

Benefits include a personal concierge for top members.

How Dymocks has survived 140 years in retail

Bookstore chain celebrates impressive milestone.

EBay orders now ship 15 per cent faster, marketplace says

Online marketplace reveals impact of fulfilment service.

Department stores are facing an existential crisis

What is the purpose of a department store in 2019?

David Jones publishes supplier list ahead of Fashion Revolution Week

Department store backs growing sustainability trend.

Newsagents and lottery retailers to benefit from merger

Two industry bodies have merged into a single, national association.

Mecca hits 100-store milestone with Adelaide flagship

Customers queued for 15 hours to be the first to enter.

Spell: Social media is about more than appearing in your customers’ newsfeeds

Retailers question Lush’s decision to social accounts.

March delivers biggest month in Winning’s 113-year history

Appliances retailer says sales were up 42 per cent year on year.

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