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Jared Dickson

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The fatal flaw at the heart of Metcash

In refusing to renew its supply contract with Metcash, Drakes Supermarkets has revealed a fundamental flaw in the company’s strategy, and the true impact of the decision has yet to be felt.

Baptism of fire for Myer’s new King

Struggling department store chain’s newly appointed CEO has many challenges ahead of him.

Big names, major changes

It’s been a big week for some of Australia’s retailers, with some optimistic of a brighter future, while others have darker clouds lingering overhead.

Franchising model’s uncertain future

Raft of inquiries and negativity surrounding the sector fuels uncertainty over its viability.

Landlords battle new retail dynamic

Just as retailers have to trim their goodwill and asset valuations, shopping centre owners will be confronted by the same imperative as rents find their level in the new retail dynamic.

Franchise sector in the spotlight

Stakeholders in the franchise game encouraged to contribute to a parliamentary inquiry.

Wesfarmers runs ruler over retailers

How long can Bunnings Warehouse in Australia and New Zealand continue to provide the spectacular growth and returns it has done over the past decade?

Private equity eyes Aussie fashion sector

Change of ownership or divestment the key?

Where to now for Myer?

Execution issues underpin “unsatisfactory” half.

Back to the future for Coles

Wesfarmers eyes new horizons.

Local retailers buck the trend

Good news is on the way for endangered species in bricks-and-mortar retail.

Trouble in the waters

Rocky week for franchises.

Retailers prepare for battle ahead

Local retailers batten down the hatches.

Umbers and the long goodbye

Time for a new direction.

A rocky half for local retailers

The halfway mark of FY18 is looming as a watershed period for the retail industry in Australia.

A new suitor for Specialty Fashion Group?

An uncertain future for multi-brand retailer.

Oroton: A tale of struggle

After a grim-looking period at the end of the year, there’s now some hope on the horizon for the luxury leather goods brand.

Chemist giants go head to head

Pharmacy chains: To float or not to float?

More woe in store for Steinhoff

South African-headquartered, Frankfurt-listed retailer continues to battle multiple accounting investigations.

Rocky waters ahead for franchises

Challenges lie ahead for Franchised Food Company and Retail Food Group.

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