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APAC bogs down Billabong

Surfwear giant continues turnaround amid choppy conditions.

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Kiwi Property lifts first half profit

Big name retail tenants boost landlord’s half.


Nature lovers may #OptOutside on Black Friday, but they consume resources year-round

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Bunnings UK drags on Wesfarmers as Coles’ sales slow

Mixed bag for retail conglomerate in its first quarter.

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Deloitte: Discount trend to reverse

Post-Christmas sales look to be back in vogue as retailers’ optimism wanes.


Walmart’s online sales in the US soar

Retail giant increases digital market share at pace.


Harvey Norman narrowly avoids first strike

Large vote goes against retailer’s executive pay package.


David Jones sales decline further ahead of Christmas

Department store retailer impacted by raft of ‘disruptions’.


Harvey Norman franchisee sales rise

Furniture and electronics retailer enjoys start to financial year.

Surprise profit upswing

Online retailer enjoys big sales lift.


Consumer confidence dips in November

Households less optimistic about the economy’s fortunes.


Specialty Fashion Group CEO set to retire

Millers, Katies and Rivers owner’s chief to step down after 14 years at the helm…


‘Disneyland of Italian food’ in Bologna

Eataly owner opens a giant theme park featuring Italian food.

Pitt St Mall Lighting Launch

Most expensive retail strips ranked

Pricey precincts maintain ranking, despite economic pressures.

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Surprise profit upswing

Online retailer enjoys big sales lift.

Retail NZ: GST registration best option

Industry body says government must move quickly.

Worldwide m-commerce forecast to hit $6 trillion by 2021

Mobile apps increasing reach with consumers.

Alibaba breaks Singles Day sales record

Chinese consumers spend up big at annual event.

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Cotton On Foundation raises over $63 million in 10 years

Cotton On Group’s philanthropic arm on track to deliver 20,0…


Cotton On Group launches first loyalty program

Fashion giant debuts program in New Zealand ahead of global …


Christopher Bailey to depart Burberry after 17 years

UK brand’s creative head to leave dual roles.

Under Armour

Under Armour sales hit the wall

Rough third quarter update for the sporting retailer.



Three Bunnings sites sold for $78.5 million

Property firm renegotiates leases with subsidiary.

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A radical solution for retail innovation

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Four big switch offs

Risk these four main issues at your own peril.


Colette Paris flagship to close

Iconic store is to close on the 20th anniversary of its open…


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