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Management

Management Archives

Michael Hill appoints new chair as Emma Hill retires

Rob Fyfe, former CEO of Air New Zealand, will succeed Hill, while she remains a non-executive director.

Five key takeaways from Wesfarmers’ strategy day

Here's what the leaders of Bunnings, Officeworks and Kmart Group had to say about where their businesses are headed.

“It’s an all-you-can-eat buffet”: How mice are feasting on farmers’ profits

In a typical season, farmers expect to see some rodent activity, however grain growers in NSW are battling “significantl...

Revamped Retail Food Group sets sights on digital, drive-thrus

The company behind Gloria Jean's and Donut King is poised for growth as it emerges from a two-and-a-half-year turnaround...

‘Back to the hustle’: Why Ryan Gracie left Catch to join MyDeal

We asked the digital marketing expert about the rise of online marketplaces, what he thinks about livestreaming and more...

Retail appointments for the week

Former WooliesX GM takes on HealthyLife MD role; Catch CMO to join online marketplace MyDeal; Michael Kors appoints new ...

Amazon buys up MGM, announces new CEO’s start date

The deal aims to bolster Amazon's television-focused studio with new and historic filmmaking from MGM, which has snapped...

This ex-CEO has written a book to inspire more women to become leaders

After more than 30 years in retail, Colleen Callander has written a book that is all about inspiring more women to becom...

Can fun drive footfall in shopping centres?

Out-of-home entertainment business Funlab is set to double its footprint with APAC expansion plans.

Retail appointments for the week

Kathmandu taps RipCurl boss to take the helm; Former Topman managing director joins BooHoo; National Retail Association ...

Countdown introduces paid gender affirmation leave

The Woolworths Group in Australia and New Zealand extends support for transgender and gender diverse employees.

‘Not acceptable’: Drakes director exposes rising cost of retail theft

John-Paul Drake, director of Drakes Supermarkets, has begun outing repeat offenders on social media to raise awareness a...

VIDEO: ‘There was a turning point’: Julie Mathers on founding Flora & Fauna

Flora & Fauna CEO Julie Mathers talks responsible retailing with Afterpay's chief strategy officer Mark Teperson.

Lose the booze: Australia welcomes first non-alcoholic bar

Melbourne’s Brunswick Aces introduces a non-alcoholic bar where non-drinkers can feel “respected, prioritised, and cater...

Retail appointments of the week

Vans co-founder dies; The Daily Edited co-founder Alyce Tran exits business; Estée Lauder appoints former Biden staffer ...

Full House: GRBA unveils new homewares brand

Over 50 House - Bed & Bath stores will open nationally as GRBA seeks to capitalise on closed borders.

Q&A: Why I swapped aeronautics for activewear

We chat with a former Air NZ aeronautical designer about how he entered the retail industry, what he loves about the job...

Maison de Sabré unveils global expansion plans

The Australian accessories brand has just opened its first store in Sydney and says more are in the works.

“Impossible to ignore”: Witchery MD’s plans to capitalise on digital growth

Witchery MD Simon Schofield discusses the new bricks-and-mortar experience and the brand’s revitalised product range.

How beauty brand Face Halo clinched its Ulta deal

Perth brand Face Halo positions itself as a frontrunner in the US conscious beauty movement with the rollout of its reus...