Preview: Inside Retail Weekly 2179

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

OPINION: Trouble in the waters

In a torrid week for the franchise sector, Retail Food Group has been forced to slice $138 million from its first half results and potentially faces further provisions for FY18, following a strategic business-wide review.

NEWS: RPG signs on US shoe and bag brands

Toms and Timbuk2 will launch Australian e-commerce, physical stores and wholesale in new distribution deal with Retail Prodigy Group.

NEWS: Marketers fail to make the grade

Report reveals “fundamental disconnect” between how retail marketers view consumer behaviour and the reality.

NEWS: Zara to launch local e-commerce site

After seven years in the market, the fast fashion giant is finally unveiling an Australian online store next week.

FROM THE SOURCE: Lucy Glade-Wright, Hunting for George

We chat to the co-founder about how to build a loyal online community, creating excellent content marketing and entering physical retail.

FEATURE: The future of Australian retail

From the problem with department stores to battling Amazon, here are the highlights from Inside Retail Live.

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