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John Lewis offers buy back program in UK

John Lewis looks to reduce the 300,000 tonnes of clothing which is sent to landfills annually in the UK

Olivier Robinet (second from right) and Philip Dalidakis MLC, Minister for Trade and Investment, Innovation and the Digital Economy and Small Business (third from left) announce Decathlon's first Vic store.

Decathlon announces first Victorian store

French sports giant announces raft of new stores across country.


Retail hang-ups

There is little evidence to show that self-sabotaging retail behaviour has abated over the last two years.


‘Price and lack of range’ spurns Aussie Amazon shoppers

Report: Most popular shopping categories confirmed in new research.


Authentic Brands buys Nine West, Bandolino for US$340 million

Nine West Holdings sells its Nine West and Bandolino footwear and handbag businesses to Authentic Brands Group.

Photo by Fabien Rouire, sourced from Flickr

Amazon’s Chinese factory exploits workers, report finds

US-based non-governmental organisation says a Chinese factory that supplies Amazon is underpaying its workers and subjecting them to long hours.


5000 jobs at risk as Poundworld enters administration

UK-retailer collapses after failing to find a buyer.


Zuckerberg may face Australian parliament

Mark Zuckerberg may face an Australian parliamentary committee to answer questions over Facebook’s links with Huawei.


Starbucks Chairman steps down amid presidential rumours

Howard Schultz announces he will step down from his role at Starbucks effective June 26


Miniso Vietnam eyes 400 stores by 2022

Discount retail chain plans to open 50 more stores by the end of this year and reach 400 by 2022.


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