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3D printed sports shoes are more about your wallet than your feet

The race is on to bring 3D printed footwear to market.

How much for retail manufacturing?

Aussie retailers must reignite product development that leads to consumer acknowledged differentiation or they are dead.

Can the world’s megacities survive the digital age?

Shopping centres once thrived in megacities, but have now lost their competitive advantage.

Top shelf agility, adaptation and being there

Retailers told to take heed of global fashion chain’s responsiveness to changing consumer demands.

3D printing’s promise to disrupt Asia’s manufacturing economies

The pioneer of the assembly line itself, the Ford Motor Company now uses 3D printing to produce and assemble prototypes.

How Bridget Jones boosted the market for big underwear

Who would have thought that there was so much innovation, technology and a 70,000-mile supply chain supporting a simple pair of underpants?

Time for a shift in economic thinking

For survival, every retailer beyond the global volume giants will need to go back to the drawing board, says Peter James Ryan.

Dollar drifts higher on China data

Dollar rallies after falling on weak Chinese manufacturing data.

The loss of Australian retail

Stuart Bennie looks at the future of retailers in Australia – how long will they stick around for?

Aussie dollar rallies

The Australian dollar has continued its rally amid news that Chinese manufacturing activity is surging ahead.