Dean Blake

Dean Blake, Author at Inside Retail

Farmers staff go on strike

Staff strike over department store’s refusal to pay a living wage.

Vinomofo seeks to satisfy Singaporeans

Wine business outlines expansion plans in the region, and beyond.

Service sector heading toward downturn: BusinessNZ

Unless things pick up in May, the sector may be slowing dramatically.

Global footwear brands ask for protection from Trump

Adidas, Nike, Under Armour and others call for end to trade war.

Alibaba on the right side of trade war, says exec

Ongoing negotiations with the US create opportunity for other markets, vice chairman says.

Mobile retail competition strong, says Commerce Commission

Commission doesn’t see need to intervene in market.

Kathmandu splits COO role in anticipation of international expansion

Executive team adapts to accommodate international growth.

Sephora confirms Auckland flagship for 2019

Beauty brand officially announces Auckland flagship “like no other”.

JD.com shutters local branch

Chinese marketplace JD.com to absorb Australian operations.

Government to recommend vaping as healthier alternative to tobacco

Media campaign set to debut in August.

The Warehouse trials vending machine for parcels

The retailer is trialling a click-and-collect tower at its Sylvia Park store.

Briscoe’s first quarter hurt by accounting change

Change likely to impact full-year earnings, warns management.

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