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Why sales of fine jewellery during Covid defied expectations

People bought timeless gifts like fine jewellery during Covid to express their appreciation for loved ones.

Simon, Authentic Brands snap up adventure wear company Eddie Bauer

The brand will join Forever 21, Aeropostale, Nautica, Lucky Brand and Brooks Brothers in a rapidly expanding retail grou...

Would you get married in a department store? Selfridges says ‘I do’

The UK retailer has acquired a licence to host weddings in its London store. But is it a smart move, or just a gimmick?

Mattel turning old Barbies, Matchbox cars and Mega Bloks into new toys

"Mattel's Playback program is a great step," said Jim Silver, CEO of TTPM, a toy industry research firm.

Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works to be split into separate companies

“The divorce gives Victoria’s Secret no place to hide," says analyst.

Aje marks the return of live runway shows in Sydney

Aje co-founder and CEO Adrian Norris shares learnings from the past year and plans for growing the business at home and ...

Havaianas to auction off NFTs as brand focus shifts to digital

The foray into NFTs is part of a new digital-first mindset at the flip-flop giant.

Analysis: Is Ikea ready to become a lifestyle brand?

Could furniture giant Ikea's limited clothing line just a publicity stunt or the beginnings of expanding into a lifestyl...

Sephora’s disability efforts disappoint

Several weeks ago in the US, Sephora announced it would hire 150 staff with disabilities. As it turns out, it was a case...

Woolworths Group’s Endeavour demerger date announced

A shareholder vote to determine whether Woolworths Group is able to uncouple itself from hospitality business Endeavour ...

Why culture is key for Zalora’s “personalisation squad”

Lifestyle e-commerce platform Zalora’s “personalisation squad” has people from different cultures in its team to reach i...

China, South Korea’s support of duty-free retail “a blessing”: GlobalData

“As international travel has come to a standstill on the back of Covid-19 pandemic, the sales prospects of duty-free ret...

How uniforms can boost workplace culture

Uniforms don't just promote equality and loyalty, they can also boost staff performance and sales. But stylish, comforta...

Retail appointments of the week

Beaumont Tiles executive chairman farewells family business; Scentre Group hires customer experience director; Bossini a...

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...