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Homebase to close 80 stores

Wesfarmers’ previous ‘disappointing investment’ to get significant restructure.

Leadership merry-go-rounds continue

Management changes in retail have been more frequent and widespread in recent years as retailers try to address structural changes in the industry.

Wesfarmers runs ruler over retailers

How long can Bunnings Warehouse in Australia and New Zealand continue to provide the spectacular growth and returns it has done over the past decade?

The power of consumer habit: why businesses often struggle to expand overseas

Customers’ ingrained habits spell trouble for new entrants to the market.

Wesfarmers chief deflects on Bunnings UK divestment

UK hardware venture’s future under scrutiny.

Wesfarmers first-half profit drops 86.6 per cent

Major impairments impact on retail conglomerate’s result.

Wesfarmers MD: “All options are on the table”

Conglomerate’s chief considers UK hardware market ‘after confronting and disappointing’ performance.

Duopoly’s grip under threat

German giant to dent grocers, DDS-chains.

A battle ahead for Bunnings expansion

Wesfarmers continues to battle negative sentiment from some investment analysts about its foray into the home improvement market in the UK.

Bunnings appoints new Homebase boss

Retail conglomerate plots more UK stores.