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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...

Go hard or go home: An in-depth look into Oroton’s major turnaround

In 2017, iconic Australian brand Oroton fell into voluntary administration. Fast forward four years and it’s undergone a...

Here’s why luxury Kiwi brands are popping up at Chadstone this week

Brands on offer include iconic fashion labels Karen Walker and Kate Sylvester, home fragrance brand Ashley & Co and up-a...

Kathmandu unveils global rebrand ahead of overseas expansion

New Zealand outdoor retailer Kathmandu has taken the wraps off its major global rebrand today, shifting its focus to bec...

‘The sneaker wars have begun’: StockX opens Melbourne hub

The online marketplace valued at US$3.8 billion has ramped up its presence in the APAC region amidst increasing competit...

Kathmandu unveils global rebrand ahead of overseas expansion

New Zealand outdoor retailer Kathmandu has taken the wraps off its major global rebrand today, shifting its focus to bec...

Where did the magic of Disney stores go?

As consumers are now spending more time online, it is no surprise that Disney is investing more into its e-commerce expe...

Q&A: Livia Wang, Access Corporate Group

We chat with the chief brand officer about leadership, her business heroes and what she wanted to be when she was growin...

An in-depth look into Aussie luxury brand Oroton’s major turnaround

In 2017, iconic Australian brand Oroton fell into voluntary administration. Fast forward four years and it’s undergone a...

How luxury Kiwi brands are reconnecting with buyers as borders reopen

Karen Walker and Kate Sylvester are just some of the iconic brands targeting the Australian market as international trav...

Itching to Twitch: Inside the world of live-streaming

Live-streaming platforms such as Twitch allow major brands to connect with customers in new ways.

Inside Guzman y Gomez’s plan to reach $500 million in revenue

Booming online sales and a growing store network are driving the Mexican fast food chain towards $500 million in revenue...

Analysis: The rise of the purposeful customer

There’s endless data on what customers have bought since Covid, but retailers are still struggling to understand why the...

New skincare brand Allkinds smashes gender stereotypes

Allkinds is a new Australian range of personal care products for tweens with an aim to promote fun and inclusivity.

‘We are hopeful’: travel retail welcomes Hong Kong-Singapore bubble

Just a week after a trans Tasman travel bubble was opened between Australia and New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong hav...

Meet Nona Source – LVMH’s innovative solution to deadstock fabric

The luxury group has launched an online resale platform that gives unused fabric and leather a new lease on life.

Science-backed strategies to foster inclusion in your team

If you are leading a remote or hybrid team, chances are that you have become more aware of the need to foster connection...

Retail appointments of the week

JB Hi-Fi CEO Richard Murray takes helm at Premier; RM Williams CEO leaves for Country Road Group; Love, Bonito hires fir...