Preview: Inside Retail Weekly 2143

IRWA sneak peek at what’s featured in tomorrow’s issue of Inside Retail Weekly

Mixed response to FWC’s penalty rates verdict

Retailers face uncertainty as penalty rate cuts will now transition over a period of up to four years.

Kikki.K launches into the US

The stylish stationery retailer enters 19 Nordstrom department stores this week as well as online at

Catch of the Day rebrands; launches online marketplace

Now known as Catch, the daily deals website plans to become a one-stop shop for consumers, with plans to bring on board 300 new retailers by the end of the year.

Institchu boosts tech to fuel international growth

The men’s suit retailer prepares to launch virtual scanning with plans to enter Europe.

From the source: Jane Lu, Showpo

We chat with the CEO about building a community, creating parody YouTube videos and connecting with millennials.

Opinion: A battle ahead for Bunnings’ international expansion?

Investment analysts are unsure of Bunnings’ success in the UK and Ireland, with some predicting it will be many years before it reaches sustainable profitability. But it seems that the retail giant has a plan of attack up its sleeve with the help of a new leadership team on board.

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