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The appeal of the ‘flat’ organisation – why some firms are getting rid of middle managers

The trend of “flat” organisations catches on at some of the world’s biggest companies.

The retail traitors

Stuart Bennie thinks Unibail-Rodamco has been sold a pup.

CBA: Innovation pays off

For every dollar invested in innovation, Australian businesses receive two in return, according to research.

Reserve Bank holds as business leaders list concerns

Cash rate maintained at record low as bosses’ main gripes revealed in survey.

Is retail learning and development relevant?

The concept of a training department led by disassociated L&D personnel contradicts the very essence of employees developing themselves.

Should you leave customer care to the least trained staff?

The paradox of putting our most inexperienced staff in front of our most experienced customer.

From acorns to icons – lessons in change leadership

Brian Walker looks at the latest currencies in the new retail economy.

It’s time for Shop.org to rebrand

Don’t be fooled by deceptive distinctions between different forms of commerce.

Retailers pessimistic on Christmas trade

Industry executives optimism about crucial quarter has dropped.

Is being 80 per cent ‘fit for business’ enough in today’s competitive world?

There are very few retail businesses that can afford to lose 20 per cent off the topline and survive.