About the author

Jo-Anne Hui-Miller

Jo-Anne Hui-Miller

I edit Inside Retail at Octomedia, where I manage the quarterly magazine and weekly newsletter. Inside Retail was first published in 1972 and covers industry news and trends in Australia and around the world.


From Australia to the world

As David Jones’ Wool Week draws to a close, we consider the fibre’s future.

Mecca brings the after party to Westfield

The beauty retailer is extending the life of Meccaland throughout June.

Mecca draws thousands to massive beauty festival

Founder Jo Horgan calls it an “extraordinary success”.

From the source: Shane Anselmi, Merchant 1948

We catch up with the NZ shoe brand.

“We’re still a bespoke business”: Billy Voss on Bassike

A Q&A with the CEO of the iconic Australian resortwear brand.

From the source: Anya Stoliar, Fortunate One

Operations manager of online fashion brand talks micro influencers and CX.

We Are Kindred: “Not a day goes by we aren’t learning and growing”

Q&A with We Are Kindred co-founder, Lizzie Renkert.

Tigerlily wants customers to know it’s not just swimwear

The resort brand talks closing in on 20 years.

From the source: Fanny Moizant, Vestiaire Collective

Luxury resale marketplace co-founder talks about circular fashion and the challenges of being in the luxury business.

How Amazon innovates

The retailer breaks down its ‘work backwards’ process at the latest Innovation Day.

“We’ve all got a voice and power”

Aussie brands embrace Fashion Revolution Week.

The Iconic launches sustainable fashion vertical

The Iconic launches new initiative to make it easier for customers to shop according to their personal values.

From the source: Sarah Timmerman, Beginning Boutique

On profitability and competition in the fast fashion space.

From the source: Pippa Hallas, Ella Bache

Insights from one of the oldest family-owned skincare companies in the world.

Coco Republic expanding to New Zealand

Upmarket furniture retailer to open first store in NZ.

Lingerie stores: Up close and personal

Three lingerie retailers share the many challenges they are facing.

Oh baby! The serious business of kids’ stores

Cotton On Kids general manager Darren Fox explains how the retailer stays ahead of the pack.

From the source: Amanda Grocock, Rundle Mall

We chat with the general manager of Adelaide’s retail hotspot.

From the source: Kristy Chong, Modibodi

We chat with the revolutionary underwear brand’s founder and CEO.

Mecca plans interactive festival for beauty junkies

Luxe cosmetics retailer prepares for its first ever festival, Meccaland.


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