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Wesfarmers to reposition Target, cuts head office roles

Eighty roles go as Target focuses on providing higher quality goods.

Discounters squeezed from both sides

Why Kmart, Big W and The Reject Shop are under pressure.

Target sales sag further for Wesfarmers

Target’s comparable sales for the five months to May fell 2.3 per cent.

Wesfarmers to purchase Catch Group

Kmart and Target to benefit from $230 million acquisition.

Disney on-demand: Personalisation trend hits photo booths

Shoppers can customise over 2800 items at Kmart’s photo kiosks.

Discounters outpaced by new entrants

Retailers weakened by Costco face now face even larger threats.

Wesfarmers delivers strong earnings post-Coles demerger

Officeworks and Bunnings delivered earnings growth, while Kmart stumbled.

Why online sales growth isn’t really growth

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

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.

Whole Foods eyes old Sears sites for expansion

Amazon’s Whole Foods unit eyes old Sears, Kmart sites for expansion.

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