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Tumi, Zalora execs share the skills retailers need in a post-Covid world

A new set of job skills are needed for successful retail professionals in a post-Covid world, business leaders said.

Analysis: Luxury retail in the post-Covid landscape

Covid-19 represents both a threat and an opportunity for international luxury brands trading in APAC. By transforming th...

Sheridan returns cotton products to soil in textile waste trial

New trial explores whether end-of-life cotton products can support soil health and serve as a solution to textile waste....

Beyond the digital catwalk: Why LVMH is teaming up with Google

The luxury giant is looking to accelerate innovation across its brand portfolio and create more personalised customer ex...

Why cultural appropriation keeps happening — and how to fix it

Zara is just the latest major fashion brand to be accused of stealing an indigenous group's traditional designs.

Estée Lauder: Why businesses need to go beyond Pride Month

Business support of the LGBTQIA+ community should not only take place during Pride Month but every day of the year, an E...

Ethics versus innovation: How to create an anti-discriminatory store

As the retail industry quickly evolves and becomes more reliant on access to technology and digital devices, it’s impera...

Meme stocks and sneaker drops: What next-gen investors mean for brands

Think customers are buying products to wear? Think again. New research shows they're shopping with future returns in min...

Why Deciem is debunking “clean beauty”

Deciem has launched a new campaign to educate consumers about chemicals and allay fears perpetuated by clean beauty mark...

A good Catch: Q&A with MD Pete Sauerborn

Former Amazon VP Pete Sauerborn joined Australian online retailer Catch as managing director last year, bringing with hi...
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Retail appointments of the week

R.M. Williams hires new CMO; The Iconic hires new GM of sport; Moncler announces first chief brand officer

From derma fillers to D2C skincare: Q&A with Dr Naomi

Insta-famous Dr Naomi McCallum from the famed Manse Clinic in the well-heeled suburb of Paddington, Sydney, has swapped ...

How to embrace the ‘gifts’ in challenging situations

This mindset is all about embracing the gifts in both the challenging and positive experiences we encounter and then usi...

The Reject Shop rolls out training after team subject to verbal abuse and stalking

Retailers, union and government grappling to deal with increasing levels of customer abuse towards frontline staff.

Ikea and Sephora: Why businesses need to go beyond the bottom line

In modern-day retail, businesses need to show that they care about something other than making a profit to succeed in th...