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Witchery backs cancer cause

Fashion chain Witchery has launched a campaign to raise funds for and awareness of the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation.

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.

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.

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.

Spy shop expands franchised network

Brisbane security and surveillance gadget chain in expansion mode

Crunch day for Colorado

Apparel retailer Colorado Group may be placed in the hands of receivers as early as today.

Forever New’s new Melbourne flagship

Forever New has opened its largest store to date at the shopping and lifestyle precinct Melbourne Central.

Costco – the price points…

There are some 3600 product lines on sale at Costco – ranging from flat screen TVs and diamond rings through to nappies and smoked salmon.

Costco finally opens Down Under

After nearly five years in planning, Costco Monday opened its first Australian store in the Docklands precinct near Melbourne’s CBD.

Costco struggling to find suitable sites

Discount retailer Costco’s entry into the Australian market has been delayed as the company continues to look for suitable sites, reports the Australian Financial Review. The delay is seen as giving Woolworths and Wesfarmers’ Coles Group a temporary reprieve, with IBISWorld analyst Mark Ganz saying retailers who have stores near Costco will be substantially affected.

Costco posts $5.11 billion in net sales – for January

Costco Wholesale Corporation, which plans to debut in Australia next year, has just reported net sales of $5.11 billion for the month of January – an 11% increase on the same period last year.

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