About the author

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 the source: Costi’s Seafood

Steve Costi tells Inside Retail about his new seafood concept store.

Ben Sherman returns to its roots

Menswear brand paying homage to its almost 60-year-history.

New retailer offers fashion for every human

Fashion retailer aimed at differently-abled people launches online.

David Jones returns to “the grand old dame of luxury retail”

David Jones unveils its newly refurbished beauty and accessories floor.

Shoes and Sox to launch biggest campaign in 32-year history

The retailer has put its expert staff at the heart of its new campaign.

From the source: Susannah Khouzame, Billini

The founder of this fast fashion shoe brand talks trends and Aussie style.

AirRobe wants to help luxury brands get into resale

New platform offers businesses a way to enter the secondhand market.

“Fashion could be one of the greatest changemakers”: Outland Denim

Aussie brand sets sights on US expansion.

From the source: Matt Adams, Ultra

The GM of Sydney’s coolest sports store talks the future of retail.

Homebodii: “D2C is the future”

Australian sleepwear brand opens first standalone store on the Gold Coast.

How to tap into your customers’ five senses

Tips from Country Road and Lush on scent marketing.

From the source: Ben Young, Frank Green

The reusable coffee cup founder talks product innovation and global expansion.

“Our culture may have been tested”: Mecca

Mecca has admitted that work needs to be done in response to bullying and harassment claims.

Tommy Hilfiger: “I want to be a democratic brand”

The personal story behind the iconic designer’s Adaptive range.

From the source: Paul El Sibai, Australian Brand Alliance Labels

The founder talks greenwashing and social responsibility.

Tigerlily finally unveils new look across stores, website and social

After deleting its Instagram, the designer is back with a fresh, new look.

Inside Tommy Hilfiger’s winning strategy to democratise fashion

The legendary American designer was in Sydney, talking design and local growth.

From the source: Bruce Jeffrey, Dresden Vision

CEO explains how his business makes glasses truly affordable.

“The world is changing”: Tigerlily CEO

Tigerlily CEO talks rebrand.

Tigerlily counts down to dramatic rebrand

The brand deleted its Instagram account to announce a new direction.


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