Discount Department Store Archives - Inside Retail

Harris Scarfe tops customer satisfaction

Harris Scarfe’s satisfaction rating grew 5 per cent over the last year.

SCA profit falls by 45 per cent

Discount department stores and supermarkets sales improve despite profit slump for landlord.

Kmart “failing to deliver” what customers really want

Discount department chain’s managing director on meeting consumers’ evolving expectations.

Wesfarmers takes $1.3b hit on Bunnings UK and Target

Leadership changes made as conglomerate signals major writedowns.

US chain targets digital growth

Discount department chain enjoys better than expected festive trade.

Big W books sales growth as Woolies builds momentum

Discount department chain finds sales for first time in several periods, as food division outpaces rival.

Big W losses to continue

Woolworths’ chief has “faith” in struggling retailer’s turnaround.

Discount department giant makes it 200

Wesfarmers’ chain continues expansion.

Kmart slashes prices and looks abroad

DDS chain looks to a customer-first strategy that widens its price differential with competitors.

Amazon to hit Wesfarmers hardest: report

This time, analysts say the conglomerates’ DDS-chains should be more alarmed than specialty retailers like JB Hi-Fi.