Editor’s Picks - Inside Retail Australia

Death of the mall

An individual mall may die like an individual car may crash; but ‘The Mall’ is no more dying than ‘The Car’ is dying.

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.

Retail reality is about to bite

Boards, investors and financiers are forcing retail operators into decisions that cannot work long term.

Red herrings and scapegoats

The fact is for every underperforming brand, there are others excelling within the same niche.

Why are retail analysts and media commentators so damn negative?

The stupidity meter hit an all time high last week when it was claimed a “retail recession” is upon us.

Is Big W destined to become small?

The road back is huge but not insurmountable and it’s only 15 years ago that many people were questioning the role for Kmart.

Retail basics are so yesterday

The mechanics of stock turn are nowhere as sexy as digital interfaces at the POS, but is still if not more, crucially important.

Achieving retail success amongst the carnage

How many of the things we ‘know’ about retail is myth and how many are facts?

How the fashion world almost led Amazon astray

Being ‘in’ with the fashion crowd has not been enough to appeal to Amazon’s broad audience and stock virtual shelves.

Yes, you can catch insanity

Have we totally lost the plot about what retail is really all about?

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