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France rolls out vaccination requirement. Here’s what it means for you

As the Delta strain of Covid-19 continues to spread around the world, some governments are making proof of vaccination o...

How online retailer Style Story is riding the K-beauty wave

Here's how Style Story's founder entered the K-beauty market, which is projected to reach $21.8 billion by 2026.

Sweaty palms and bargain bins: Why consumers are flocking to dollar stores

Poundland owner plots aggressive expansion as consumers hunt a bargain amid economic uncertainty.

Here’s how Best & Less plans to stand out in the crowded discount sector

CEO Rodney Orrock explains how the company's reputation for quality clothing at affordable prices and strong focus on th...

Booktopia furthers investment in publishing with Welbeck ANZ

Booktopia sets sights on becoming a publishing powerhouse, forming a strategic partnership with a UK-based publisher.

Redefining the record store: Could it be third time lucky for HMV?

UK-based music retailer HMV is returning to the high street with plans for 10 store openings this year.

Inside the rise of the ‘art-lennial’

There’s a new generation of art buyers –and they’re not afraid to drop tens of thousands of dollars online. Here's how r...

Q&A with Jodi Bricker, Quay Australia

Retail powerhouse Jodi Bricker is CEO of Quay Australia and passionate about supporting and mentoring females in the wor...

6 most commonly overlooked business cost savings

In a quest to cut costs, many businesses inadvertently leave money on the table by overlooking legitimate savings or cha...

Retail appointments for the week

Oroton names new CEO; Catch promotes chief commercial officer to newly created role; Amazon names Tesco veteran to run i...

Three interesting ways retailers are using TikTok

From tapping into subcultures to letting employees take the reins, here's how retailers are gaining a foothold on the vi...

Listen up: Why Mecca is tuning in to the world of podcasting

Here's why Mecca and other retailers have joined the world of podcasting with experts' insights on how to make a success...

Larry Kestelman’s LK Group to ‘turbocharge’ Brand Collective

LK Group has acquired Brand Collective for an undisclosed amount less than one year after picking up PAS Group.

Toys ‘R’ Us to open immersive experience centre in Australia next year

The experience centre will be co-located with a new office and state-of-the-art logistics hub to enable the retailer’s a...

Ben & Jerry’s wades into Palestine controversy, but will it come at a cost?

The US ice cream company has angered Israeli supporters after a decision to stop selling products in occupied Palestinia...

Why pharmacies are tapping into personalisation

Apps and other digital approaches can benefit both pharmacy consumers and retailers.

Introducing Better That — a new online marketplace with a heart

Online marketplace, Better That, is inviting shoppers to support their chosen charity with each purchase.

Zalora’s head of marketplace talks KOLs, global brands and innovation

We chat with Simone Cortini about the top trends driving e-commerce growth in Southeast Asia in this Q&A.

How Carsome is unlocking the multi-billion dollar online used-car market

Carsome continues to invest in new tech to tap into the region's US$55 billion used car market; announces acquisition pl...

From Dragon Ball to Doraemon: How physical retail is shaking up anime

Anime retailer Hakken! expands physical presence with second store opening in Singapore.