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.


“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.

5 Minutes with Athan Didaskalou, July

The luggage startup founder talks D2C trends, travel tips and more.

Footwear stores: Stepping it up

We chat to Hush Puppies, Hype DC and Merchant about the footwear sector.

From the source: Kyla Kirkpatrick, Champagne Dame

How the founder turned her love for bubbly into a thriving business.

International designers short-listed for annual Woolmark Prize

The 10 finalists will present their looks featuring Australian merino wool.

Inside Retail wins Best Media Outlet

Inside Retail among industry players recognised at annual awards.

From the source: Zoltan Csaki, Citizen Wolf

We chat to the co-founder of the custom t-shirt brand about oversupply in the fashion industry.

From the source: Peta Granger, Lush

We chat to the brand’s Australasia director on the 30th anniversary of the bath bomb.

From the source: Alexandra Smart, Ginger & Smart

Designer discusses selling the business, and what’s next for the fashion brand.

ModelCo founder turns up the dial on D2C

Shelley Sullivan, founder of ModelCo and MCoBeauty, is ramping up online sales.

From the source: Rob Godwin, Lovehoney

Director of sex toy shop’s Australian operations on body positivity.

Fella Hamilton: Fabulous and 50

Local brand celebrates its birthday and reflects on the rewards of designing for older women.

4 business lessons you can learn from Elle Macpherson

The pioneer in celebrity licences for lingerie has learned a lot through the years.


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