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Jared Dickson

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Business and retailers breathe a sigh of relief

What the unexpected election result means for the industry.

Why loyalty must be rewarded

Don’t make the mistake of chasing new customers.

Retail Food Group caught in use-by-date scandal

Franchisee blows the whistle on unsavoury practice.

The great wage conundrum

The plan to raise penalty rates carries substantial risks.

Fashion seems to lift Lew’s mood

Premier Investments’ fashion brands have posted an impressive first half.

Discounters outpaced by new entrants

Retailers weakened by Costco face now face even larger threats.

Sigma boldly goes it alone

With the API merger off the table, where to now for the company?

Grocery giants face the music

Coles and Woolworths face an onslaught of international competitors with brand-new gameplans.

Why franchising doesn’t add up

Franchisors need to tackle the maths.

RFG faces uphill battle to reduce debt

The franchisor is attempting to sell assets to satisfy bankers.

Lots of flirting, not much action

A number of retailers look for merger deals, but most are still circling, eyeing the merchandise.

Underpayment scandals in retail open door for unions

How underpayments could lead to an overhaul in industrial relations.

When the message gets mixed

Napoleon Perdis may have confused his customers.

Why online sales growth isn’t really growth

Online sales are for the most part cannibalising traditional retail, not providing new sales.

Where are the leaders of the future?

Australian retail suffers from a dearth of strong, creative leadership, even when talent is recruited from overseas.

Facing the great slowdown

A post-Christmas lull has set in for many retailers as online tempts bargain-hunters.

Desperately seeking Sigma

Although API’s offer for Sigma Healthcare appears to be a good deal, the board owes it to investors to seek out other possible suitors.

It’s not all merry and bright

A number of Australian retailers may feel the realities of the market this Christmas.

Rediscovering the sparkle

Michael Hill poised for recovery, new growth, with 10 new stores planned for the current financial year.

Waiting for the Christmas rush

Retailers hope for a robust Christmas, but signs of that happening seem mixed.

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