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Marketing

How to deal with imposter syndrome

Many retail CEOs, managers, and leaders suffer anxiety-inducing thoughts about their incompetence or lack of qualificati...
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Catch founders take cornerstone stake in online retail group MySale

The founders and former CEO of Catch Group have invested AU $9.3 million in online value retailer MySale Group for a 10 ...

Miniso eyes US listing, valuing it at US$10.18 billion

Chinese discount-goods merchandiser Miniso is eyeing an IPO in the US which could raise up to US$562.4 million, potentia...

Covid-19 subsidies rescue The Warehouse Group’s bottom line

Government subsidies to cover staff wages during the Covid-19 shutdowns saved The Warehouse Group from posting a loss du...
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Sustainability

VIDEO: How Le Specs is reinventing its products for a brighter future

The eyewear giant has a new collection of sunglasses made from grass. Creative director Hamish Tame explains how.
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Luxury

Opinion: Is luxury over?

It's an overused word and in the current climate, what does it now mean to consumers?
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Marketing

Cancel culture: you can run, but you can’t hide

Perhaps the only word more frightening than Covid-19, is the word “cancelled”, but there are ways to claw your brand bac...
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Pureplay

“Pretty wild”: Kate Morris reflects on Adore Beauty’s IPO

Why going out on investor roadshows was an “eye-opening” experience for the beauty business founder.

Adore Beauty looks to raise A$269.5 million in IPO

Adore Beauty has today launched a prospectus with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to list on the Au...
Uniqlo joins Zara, H&M in tackling garment waste problem

Uniqlo joins Zara, H&M in tackling garment waste problem

Clothing retail giants Zara, H&M and now Uniqlo have each introduced schemes to tackle garment waste problems.
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Sustainability

Analysis: With great growth comes great responsibility

How has the pandemic changed the ways retailers are looking to tackle sustainability in their businesses?
Customer

Opinion: No going back for consumer brands

The pandemic has changed consumption for at least the next decade. Here’s how your business can adapt to the new normal.

New venture plans to buy hip brands around the world and scale for China

Former Fung Retailing Group MD Dustin Jones has teamed with an investment banker to launch a new business to acquire bra...
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‘Underpaid’ Pak ‘n Save Richmond workers plan strike

Richmond Pak ‘n Save workers are set to strike after failing to negotiate to get a collective agreement for five years.
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New Zealand retail sales, confidence rebounded after lockdowns eased

New Zealand retail sales recovered during September as restrictions relating to the second wave of Covid-19 were lifted,...
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Workforce

VIDEO: How Marley Spoon powered its people through pandemic

Marley Spoon's head of people operations, Aga Strzemeska, discusses working from home and supporting staff through the p...
HM

H&M to close 250 stores globally as customers move online

Fast fashion retailer H&M said it plans to close 250 stores worldwide next year after noting more and more of its custom...
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Supply chain

Boohoo scandal reveals the problem with fast fashion

Boohoo has promised to do more to prevent exploitation in its supply chain. But why is it happening in the first place?
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The Warehouse wants to become NZ’s most sustainable company

The Warehouse is making sustainable products more accessible and affordable as it seeks to become the country's most sus...
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Marketing

Can Thankyou leverage the power of social to win over FMCG’s biggest players?

The social enterprise has a strong track record with social media campaigns, but will it be enough to get the brand thro...