David Jones Archives - Inside Retail

Lots of flirting, not much action

A number of retailers look for merger deals, but most are still circling, eyeing the merchandise.

From the source: Scott Druce, Milligram

Co-founder of an emerging stationery chain talks millennials and growth.

David Jones profit tumbles over holiday period

Parent company says it overpaid for the retailer, but turnaround still possible.

Footfall drop forcing change in shopping centres

Mall operators seek to adapt to new reality.

What’s next for David Jones?

Four CEOs in five years, lacklustre holiday performance and an unhappy parent company.

David Jones CEO’s shock resignation

The CEO was cleared following an external investigation last year.

David Jones CEO resigns

David Thomas steps down, citing personal reasons.

Why online sales growth isn’t really growth

Online sales are for the most part cannibalising traditional retail, not providing new sales.

Where are the leaders of the future?

Australian retail suffers from a dearth of strong, creative leadership, even when talent is recruited from overseas.

Downsizing: The trick is finding the sweet spot

Department stores and other large retailers can find themselves not big enough to compete with Amazon, but far too big to be quirky niche players.

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