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Berlei bra design is cultural appropriation, Aboriginal artists say

The lingerie brand has apologised for what it says was an innocent mistake. But in 2021, should it have known better?

Virtual masterclasses now available online

Size inclusivity, diverse marketing and leadership principles are among the topics discussed in Inside Retail’s mastercl...

Analysis: Why Premier Investments is bullish about the future

The group posted a 7.2 per cent increase in sales and an 88.9 per cent boost to net earnings for the six months to Decem...

Retail appointments of the week

Catch names new general manager for Catch Marketplace; Kathmandu confirms group CEO’s last day; Farewell to Australian f...

Starbucks, watch out: Here’s how Blue Bottle Coffee is taking over

"At Blue Bottle Coffee, we are less about trends and more about the core values of the company and what we believe in an...

Does your customer service translate across cultures?

Diverse cultural peoplescapes are difficult to navigate, and the task can often appear harder than it actually is.

Inside Scotch & Soda’s plans for world domination

The Dutch fashion retailer unveils new brand identity with plans for stores across Asia Pacific.

From finance to fine jewellery: Q&A with Fairfax & Roberts MD

Fairfax & Roberts managing director Irene Deutsch on the lessons learned from the past year and the decision to launch a...

Why this ex-CEO says the potential for online is greater than physical

Retail is in a golden age of innovation, according to ex-Myer CEO Richard Umbers.

Coles targets impulse shoppers with homewares collaboration

Supermarket giant Coles emulates rival Aldi’s “Special Buys” with a new homewares collaboration.

Retailers and landlords: Creating a win-win

The survival of both landlords and retailers remain intrinsically linked and last year, that relationship was tested in ...

New Fashion Hub prepares young talent for world domination

Melbourne Fashion Hub founder Julia Browne has big plans to shake up the local industry and advance Australia’s reputati...

From yoga to book club: How digital events are helping Lululemon grow

Sports apparel retailer Lululemon said its diverse team helped the business face the challenges brought by Covid-19, bri...

From startup to $600 million: Behind the Culture Kings acquisition

Here's why a US-based digital platform just acquired a stake in the Aussie streetwear business.

How Starbucks is fostering inclusivity on both sides of the checkout

Starbucks accessibility manager shares how the coffee chain is creating an inclusive Third Place for its customers.