Preview: Inside Retail Weekly 2128

IRWMore Aussie retailers bite the dust

From Rhodes & Beckett and Herringbone to David Lawrence and Marcs, 2017 has just begun and it’s already been tough for many in the local retail industry. But who’s likely to be snapped up by a buyer and who’ll be left behind?

Vinomofo eyes Southeast Asian expansion

After a successful couple of months in Singapore, the pureplay wine retailer now has plans to move to Malaysia and Indonesia.

New website helps sells Aussie products to Chinese shoppers

ASX-listed software company SmartTrans has just launched a new online marketplace called Dodoca RooLife, selling local products to Chinese consumers through China’s instant messaging platform, WeChat.

Feature: A taste of things to come

Food courts have come a long way in recent times, as shopping centres are adopting new ways of offering customers new experiences and formats.

Feature: Hedging bets on Hallmark holidays

Valentine’s Day is meant to be all romance and roses for customers but for retailers, is it worth all the trouble?

Enjoy reading the latest IRW and drop me a line to let me know what you think.

Jo-Anne Hui

Editor, Inside Retail

jo-anne.h@octomedia.com.au

 

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