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It’s been a rough couple of weeks for several Australian food franchises, who have struggled with failed IPOs and diminishing share prices.
Coles has no intention of meekly surrendering the gains it has made in the past decade to a renewed Woolworths, expanding Aldi and Costco store networks.
Wesfarmers continues to battle negative sentiment from some investment analysts about its foray into the home improvement market in the UK.
Chilly winds of current economic climate are blowing through the retail industry and shaping major boardroom decisions.
The agony and ecstasy of specialty retailing.
Will the governments budget encourage consumers to open their wallets again?
The challenges confronting Big W and Target are also impacting on The Reject Shop.
Coles faces the prospect of a major investment in security to protect sales that currently are quite literally walking out the door.
Franchise Council’s new executive chairman is a clever move but unlikely to sway the Federal Government on its proposed new laws.
Local fashion retail undergoes shake-up.
Analysis: Is Lew getting bang for his buck?
According to Credit Suisse, the key to Kmart’s revival is to sell off Target. But is it the lifeline that Kmart needs, or is it a case of simply throwing the baby out with the bathwater?
There were more than a few glum faces peering into champagne glasses around the Virgin Melbourne Fashion Festival staged over three weeks in March.
Behind the delivery drones and the revamped menus at Domino’s lies the underpayment of staff, visa rorting and employee intimidation.
Franchisors are now being pushed by the federal government.
First half sales results from ASX-listed retailers confirm continuing difficult retail conditions.
The collapse of Woolworths Masters Home Improvement chain has reduced the development pipeline for retail floorspace in Australia.
Falling sales and margins signal the failure of December and post-Christmas trade.
The Fair Work Commission’s review of the 2010 retail award is now bordering on farcical.
Once seen as too small and costly for global retailers, global brands are now more interested than ever in the local market.