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Premier faces ‘strong headwinds’ – report

A leading analyst says Premier Investments faces significant challenges in restoring sales growth – but has raised its rating on the stock long-term.

Mad for mobiles (bad for retail)

The rapid penetration of smart phones into everyday life spells a threat to retailers, writes Jon Bird…

Lush launches puppy farming protest

Cosmetics chain Lush has committed to a store-wide campaign aimed at engaging customers in the fight against puppy farms.

So, you think you can survive?

If you want your retail store to be fit to survive, then it is not about strength or fitness – it is about mutation, writes Dennis Price.

McInnes to head Just Group

Former David Jones CEO Mark McInnes has been named to head Premiere Investments’ retail operations in a shock announcement.

Lew tipped to buy Colorado brands

Informed reports suggest Colorado Group will be placed in administration today.

Receivers to sell Queensland shopping centre

A Gold Coast shopping centre placed in receivership is to be sold by CB Richard Ellis.

Are your employees trained for the work they do?

A well-trained staff base is the backbone of any retail business.

Lasoo completes first ABA Web Audit

Lasoo.com.au has completed its first ABA Web Audit to independently verify its monthly traffic figures to industry-agreed audit standards. Lasoo is the largest site in the online retail category to open itself up to the scrutiny of a web audit.

Integration key to catalogue success

As catalogue advertising continues to grow among retailers and the true value of multichannel customers is better understood, it’s no surprise that the integration of catalogue advertising campaigns and digital strategies has come to the forefront.

Data is the new black

A few of the guys within the office sport T-shirt’s with the slogan ‘Data is the new black’ across the front. It now forms part of their favourite ‘casual Friday’ outfit.

Relevance and engagement – buzz words?

Yesterday it was the terms ‘reach and frequency’ that bounced around marketing meetings… But as buzz words tend to do, they have fizzled somewhat, and have been replaced with terms like ‘relevance and engagement’, writes Ian Jones. But are these new terms here to stay? And why have we moved away from the age-old favourites reach and frequency? 

Yop Polls

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

Twitter

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