Preview: Inside Retail Weekly 2094
This week we bring you the second themed issue of IRW, with the focus on furniture retail. Over a dozen pages this week we shine the spotlight on the furniture retail industry, kicking off with an in-depth chat with Ikea’s David Hood, a 26-year Ikea veteran who is plotting Ikea’s strategic store expansion in Australia and New Zealand.
We also chat to Temple & Webster’s interim CEO, Mark Coulter, about the way forward following a rocky couple of months for the troubled online furniture and homewares retailer.
Elsewhere in our Furniture spread, we examine the key trends in the Australian furniture retail industry – including analysing the industry leaders by market share – and hear from Lux Group products CEO, Alexandria Mills, about the unique challenges of selling furniture online.
In his Opinion column this week, Jared Dickson analyses the anticipated bottom line results for FY16 for Woolworths, Wesfarmers, Myer and Super Retail Group, and looks at how Masters Home Improvement, Target and Rays Outdoors remain causes for concern for their respective parent companies. And in our second Opinion column in this issue, Dennis Price ponders whether or not retail landlords can succeed in the digital arms race.
And our News section covers Ruslan Kogan’s take on measuring success in e-commerce, and a new CBA report that suggests more female executives in a retail business equates to more success.
You’ll find all of this, and much more, in Inside Retail Weekly Issue 2094.
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