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Plus-size fashion was in the spotlight at Fashion Week. What comes next?

For the first time in its history, Afterpay Australian Fashion Week put curve fashion in the spotlight. But the industry...

Be seen, be heard: Why The Body Shop has partnered with the UN

The Body Shop has partnered with the United Nations to launch a new campaign, ‘Be Seen, Be Heard’, which seeks to empowe...

How Italian food hall brand Mercato Centrale came to Melbourne

Premium Italian food hall Mercato Centrale is set to open its first location outside of Italy with the launch of a new, ...

Retail appointments of the week

Ampol's new head of retail; General Pants CEO steps up as boss of Alquemie Group; Marks & Spencer's Indian arm gets new ...

The inside story of L’Occitane’s acquisition of Grown Alchemist

When L’Occitane’s executive director Sean Harrington first approached the co-founders of Grown Alchemist about acquiring...

Citizen Wolf’s Zoltan Csaki on the importance of taking risks

Here, we talk to Csaki about what it has been like to be a pioneer in the made-to-order fashion space, and what he’s lea...

From Navatars to NCoin: Inside Nars’ virtual debut

Nonstop Nars Virtual World blends elements from these experiences, Nars offline Travel Retail locations, and its TR dedi...
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“If you want fast, there’s a cost”: Inside Australia’s supply chain strain

Not only is the delivery and logistics industry facing delayed international shipments of products to Australia, it’s ha...

Opinion: Why it’s time to go boldly where retail has gone before

The great retail pioneers knew shopping was entertainment and created surprising experiences. Yet much of today’s retail...

Opinion: Is personalisation the new loyalty program?

Can you forget about a loyalty program and just focus on marketing and offers individually tailored for each one of your...

Meet the new business platform aiming to be the LinkedIn of sustainability

Sustainable Choice is a digital platform where businesses can create a profile and share their sustainability targets, p...

Opinion: Why it’s time to go boldly where retail has gone before

The great retail pioneers knew shopping was entertainment and created surprising experiences. Yet much of today’s retai...

Why Levi’s, Amazon and Apple are refusing to stay silent on abortion

Few major retailers have spoken publicly about the Supreme Court's upcoming decision on the future of abortion, but thos...

Sacha Laing and Richard Facioni on what’s next for General Pants

Investment in online and international expansion are on the cards for the streetwear retailer, following its recent acqu...

Why loyalty programs should focus on providing value to customers

Many brands now offer loyalty programs to entice customers to shop with them more often and offer rewards. The good news...