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Executive interviews

Executive interviews Archives

Females to the front: Women retail leaders share insights from the top

Successful women in retail chat about their business heroes, the best career advice they've ever received and the experi...

More than skin deep: Why I love working at Mecca as a skincare expert

As any savvy beauty retailer knows, selling customers skincare products is about more than just reducing pores and clear...

Q&A: Richard Murray reflects on 17 years at JB Hi-Fi

In this edited podcast conversation with Paul Zahra, CEO of the Australian Retail Association, Murray reflects on his pr...

Demystifying beauty: A conversation with Deciem’s chief scientific officer

We chat with Prudvi Mohan Kaka about how he and his team have developed some of the world’s most popular skincare produc...

Hair goals: The glamorous career path of Redken artist Richard Kavanagh

Redken global artist Richard Kavanagh shares how his career started as a teen, a glimpse into his 20+ years with Redken ...

Bunnings MD Mike Schneider: “I have the best retail job in the country”

Last week, Bunnings managing director Mike Schneider chatted with Paul Zahra, Australian Retailers Association CEO, abou...

Meet the woman behind Vietnam’s fast-growing King Coffee

Vietnam's King Coffee expands global footprint, and bolsters social media and e-commerce presence.

Why Ella Baché CEO Pippa Hallas trekked in the desert with her customers

We chat with Hallas about leadership, her favourite retailers and trekking in the desert with her customers.

Q&A with Jodi Bricker, Quay Australia

Retail powerhouse Jodi Bricker is CEO of Quay Australia and passionate about supporting and mentoring females in the wor...

Here’s the advice The Iconic CEO would give to her younger self

Erica Berchtold talks about the importance of nurturing your support network and backing yourself in this Q&A.

Why Michelle Yanez-Olivares believes it’s the perfect time to work in CX

We asked Accent Group’s head of CX what an average day looks like for her and where customer experience is headed in the...

The science behind Olay’s best-selling product

Olay principal scientist David Khoo shares an insight into the skills and processes behind iconic skincare products.

Why Don Meij wants more CEOs to take this gender diversity pledge

The Domino’s CEO was one of the first to take the 40:40 Vision Pledge. Here’s why he wants more business leaders to foll...

EXCLUSIVE: Former Scentre Group design lead joins The General Store

Former design lead at Scentre Group Reid Nakou has joined the team at independent retail strategy agency, The General St...

Runway trends, pop art and new designers: Q&A with Natalie Xenita, IMG

We chat with Natalie Xenita, executive director at IMG, which organises Afterpay Australian Fashion Week, about emerging...