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Premier Retail CEO steps down, replacement search begins

Premier Retail CEO steps down, replacement search begins

After almost ten years at the helm, Mark McInnes has announced he will step down as the CEO of Premier Retail once he completes a 12-month notice period. McInnes said he wishes to commit more time to his fa...
Canada Goose appoints its first Asia-Pacific president
JB Hi-Fi half-year profit up 86 per cent despite temporary store closures
International: Circle K parent drops bid to buy Carrefour, but companies will partner
Australia Day: A marketer’s dream or a PR crisis waiting to happen?

Business Archives

intellectual disability retail

What it’s like to shop as a person with an intellectual disability

Alex Elliot and Ella Darling, project workers from Council for Intellectual Disability, share their experiences of navig...

Retail appointments of the week

Briscoe Group gets new director; Canada Goose appoints head of new Asia Pacific division; Macy's names new chief merchan...

Google closes Fitbit deal as US, Australia probes continue

Search and advertising giant Google closed its deal to buy fitness tracking company Fitbit, the companies said on Thursd...

Michael Hill expects earnings bump after “outstanding” first half

All markets delivered positive results during the all-important Christmas trading period, in spite of challenging tradin...

How Queen of Raw is fighting landfill one bolt of fabric at a time

The online textile marketplace co-founder on how to keep unused fabrics out of landfills and turn pollution into profit....
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How to develop your emotional intelligence

It’s a skill, not a characteristic that great leaders are born with. Here are some practical ways that you can grow this...

What does 2021 have in store for logistics providers?

Logistics providers made it through last year relatively unscathed, but the massive bump in demand has opened up a numbe...

VIDEO: How Lovehoney is serving customers with disabilities

A chat with head of operations Rob Godwin and sexologist Chantelle Otten about why it's time retailers focused on this u...
sketchers

How Skechers is stepping up the fun factor

Skechers Southeast Asia has introduced a string of creative collaborations to keep consumers engaged with the sports and...

Health, empowerment top global trends list this year

Seven trends are expected to create impact on the global consumer markets this year.

Staples makes US$2.1 billion bid for rival Office Depot

Nearly five years after the FTC scuttled a merger plan, US giants try again.

Premier expects first-half earnings to skyrocket 75 to 85 per cent

“The challenges posed by Covid-19 are the greatest set of risks I have ever seen in more than six decades in retail,” Le...
Howards storage world

When it comes to e-commerce, Howards Storage World is cleaning up

Howards Storage World has seen phenomenal growth in online sales since replatforming its website and improving back end ...

Dr Martens set for London IPO, valuing shoe brand at US$2.7 billion

Private-equity owner set to sell 25 per cent stake.
AuMake executive chairman Keong Chan

How AuMake is using social e-commerce to drive connections with ANZ brands

AuMake looks to Chinese social e-commerce trends to connect ANZ brands with Asian buyers.