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The Iconic signs up fashion industry veteran

Ex-David Jones head of merchandise joins pureplay retailer’s advisory committee.

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Digital transformation and the power of “now”

The fashion industry is playing catch-up to millennials’ “need it now” syndrome.

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Kmart slashes prices and looks abroad

DDS chain looks to a customer-first strategy that widens its price differential with competitors.

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Macy’s turnaround strategy already at large in Oz

US giant’s ‘North Star’ trails Aussie innovations.

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Wesfarmers to trim Target portfolio

Conglomerate’s leadership has taken “decisive action” to cut costs at and reset the ailing business.

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More Sears, Kmart stores to close

US discount department store operator to shutter more stores.

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Kikki.K to launch in Nordstrom stores across US

Upmarket stationery chain pens deal with luxury department store retailer.

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Amazon to hit Wesfarmers hardest: report

This time, analysts say the conglomerates’ DDS-chains should be more alarmed than specialty retailers like JB Hi-Fi.

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Foodies boost retail rise in April

Some respite for food and fashion retailers while other parts of the sector continue to struggle in latest ABS figures.

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Weak wages weigh on closed wallets

Slump in consumer spending is expected to continue throughout the year as a major headwind for retailers.

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Rocky waters ahead for retail

Chilly winds of current economic climate are blowing through the retail industry and shaping major boardroom decisions.

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Containing the Amazon offensive

As demonstrated by the likes of Under Armour, Nordstrom, and Best Buy – what does not kill you does make you stronger.

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The Amazon effect...
What impact will the e-commerce giant have on Aussie retail?

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