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Jared Dickson


Growing pains

Electronics retailer plans 400 stores by end of financial year with nine sites confirmed for this half year.

Refurb boosts Ritchies

Supermarket reaps the benefits of store refurbishment with 120 per cent gain in sales.

Pharmacy group in admin

A Melbourne-based pharmacy group has been placed in administration.

Category overkill a major issue

Retailer tells Jared Dickson category overkill is damaging shopping centres.

Weaker year ahead

Aggressive expansion is cannibalising sales for two major retailers, says Jared Dickson.

Tough conditions take their toll

Jared Dickson looks at the challenging market conditions and what’s causing the derailment of some of our top merchants.

Homeart crumbles

Poor Christmas trading the final straw for homewares and variety chain.

Inside Retail’s Top 50 People in Retail

Inside Retail Magazine’s annual rankings of the Top 50 People in Australian Retail.

Will Brookes stay or will he go?

Bernie Brookes has his work cut out for him ahead of next week’s Myer AGM, with shareholders expected to question his plans for the future.

Franchising Code a ‘game changer’

ACCC claims “the game is set to change” following new enforcement powers.

Retailers still hopeful of LVIT review

LVIT still a live issue, says industry body.

Changes slated for SRG

Super Retail Group commences review of Ray’s Outdoors and FCO chain in New Zealand.

Online tax threshold: the verdict

Decision made on controversial low value import threshold.

Uphill battle for Noni B

Auditors warn Noni B in danger of collapse without new owner.

New ACCC allegations against Coles

Coles boss hits back following new allegations by the ACCC.

Dissension plagues pizza chain

Jared Dickson investigates what’s really happening at Eagle Boys.

Retailers quit industry body

Jared Dickson looks at the reason behind the split and what it means for the future.

Resurrected retailer to list

Revived vacuum and cleaning products chain to float on the Australian Stock Exchange.

ACCC steps up against Coles

Jared Dickson takes a closer look at the retailer program at the centre of the ACCC’s allegations.

Myer treads water

Myer’s five point strategic plan in question as sales stall and another executive calls it quits.


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