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Time for take off: Luggage brand July plans global stores as sales increase

Time for take off: Luggage brand July plans global stores as sales increase

After a catastrophic few years for the travel industry, Australian luggage brand July is back on track and launching a new bricks-and-mortar presence in Sydney and the US. The business, which saw sales fall...
New Zealand’s New Image buys Nutrimetics
Exclusive insights from Kmart Group’s head of store design
From data to farming: How Puma, Allbirds are tackling emissions
Chocolate channels: Inside Lindt’s new in-store and online strategies

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Countdown to remove single-use plastic produce bags from 19 stores

Countdown will remove single-use plastic produce bags from 19 supermarkets late this month.

Glue Store makes its New Zealand debut

The New Zealand store is located in Albany Westfield.

Sneakerheads get their digital kicks at Salvatore Ferragamo NYC store

Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo recently opened a new concept store at 63 Greene Street in one of New York’s m...

Culture Kings CEO Simon Beard talks Vegas, male shoppers and growth

In this Q&A, we find out what the Australian streetwear chain's first US store will look like, and why male shoppers are...

The perfect brew: Vittoria’s Food & Beverage MD talks expanding DTC

After more than 70 years behind the counter, Vittoria is now ramping up its direct-to-consumer operation and broadening ...

Social supermarket concept to open in Tokoroa

People experiencing food insecurity can choose what they need rather than receiving pre-packed selections.

Fortnum & Mason exec discusses APAC expansion and digital plans

First founded in London’s Piccadilly in 1707, Fortnum & Mason is venturing into the digital space with the recent launch...

Indian eyewear giant Lenskart to take control of Owndays

The deal is expected to help both companies further expand their presence in Asia.

Fashion group Shandong Ruyi’s creditors take full control of Lycra

Representatives for Ruyi did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Walgreens shelves pharmacy Boots’ sale as market turmoil hits dealmaking

Boots was initially valued at as much as 8 billion pounds, or US$10.88 billion.

Inside Chemist Warehouse’s surprising new luxury brand, Ultra Beauty

A quiet new brand, Ultra Beauty, is extending Chemist Warehouse's hold on health and beauty into the glitzy end of the s...

Meet Sugar: The “anti-establishment” beauty retailer Indian consumers crave

It’s been quite a year for Indian beauty retailer Sugar, which has just concluded a $50 million Series D fundraise led b...

From poverty to billions. Vale: Leonardo del Vecchio, founder of Luxottica

Del Vecchio rose from a childhood in an orphanage to amass a fortune of tens of billions of euros.

How Rip Curl saved three tonnes of old wetsuits from landfill

The surf brand has been recycling worn out wetsuits into soft-fall matting in playgrounds for the past four years. Now i...

New Zealand’s first zero-alcohol liquor store opens

The store was founded by Lisa King, who also set up the Kiwi social enterprise Eat My Lunch.