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Dean Blake

Dean Blake, Author at Inside Retail

Alceon Group in talks to bring more international brands to Australia

Investment firm executive director on new opportunities, Australian retail, and how Alceon gauges an investment.

“Retail is not dead. That’s my firm view”: PAS Group’s Eric Morris

Fashion group CEO shares his thoughts on where the focus should lie for businesses in 2020.

Kiwis experiencing post-Christmas debt anxiety

Kiwis are experiencing a post-Christmas debt anxiety after spending more than they planned to.

Online retailer fined for selling unsafe bicycles

Container Door has been fined $54,000 for selling bikes without front brakes.

Bushfire and drought impact Super Retail’s start to the year

Super Retail Group still delivered sales growth over the first half of 2020.

Jeanswest enters voluntary administration due to online pressure

Fashion retailer’s New Zealand operations are so far unaffected.

Black Friday shifts spending during Michael Hill’s Q2

Spending in early December was soft after a strong Cyber Week showing.

Moir to lead David Jones as parent company names new CEO

President of Levi Strauss takes up position leading Woolworths Holdings.

Iain Nairn appointed president of Hudson’s Bay

David Jones and kikki.K veteran joins the Canadian department store chain.

Forever 21 unveils e-commerce first focus following bankruptcy

Business shifting away from physical retail in revised retail strategy.

Kiwis want to support socially conscious retailers: Accenture

40 per cent of consumers plan to vote with their wallet.

BurgerFuel exits Iraq as threat of war looms

Business sees no prospect of operating in Iraq moving forward.

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