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Department stores

It’s all over for Debenhams as liquidators appointed
FILE PHOTO: A Debenhams store is pictured, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Harrogate, Britain August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Lee Smith

It’s all over for Debenhams as liquidators appointed

British department store retailer Debenhams is to be liquidated after failing to find a buyer, administrators FRP Advisory announced on Tuesday. FRP will commence a wind-down of the business, which was foun...
Harvey Norman profit explodes 160 per cent
Napoleon Perdis makes comeback at Smith & Caughey’s
Why department stores can’t ignore the lure of grocery
The Warehouse reconfirms job cuts in series of staff meetings

Department stores Archives

Kiwi Property completes $277 million Sylvia Park expansion project

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Shore City secures long-term Farmers renewal, new Whitcoulls

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H&J Smith announces Dunedin store closures, job cuts

Department store chain to close Dunedin stores on January 30, 2021.

H&J Smith confirm store closures are coming

Two H&J locations to close, as well as Outdoor World in Queenstown.

H&J Smith Group says store closures necessary to secure long-term future

All department stores except the flagship would close or shrink in size under the company's proposal.

David Jones sees “another tough period”: Moir

The convergence of bushfires, coronavirus, and stifled wage growth to impact spending.

Moir to lead David Jones as parent company names new CEO

President of Levi Strauss takes up position leading Woolworths Holdings.

Iain Nairn appointed president of Hudson’s Bay

David Jones and kikki.K veteran joins the Canadian department store chain.

From St Xavier lands Selfridges deal

Sydney brand has launched an exclusive collection with the famed UK department store.

David Jones loses almost $1.4bn in two years

David Jones down almost A$500 million in 2019.

David Jones to open on November 21 at Westfield Newmarket

$790m redevelopment of Westfield Newmarket nearly complete.

Why Walmart is offering holiday pricing a full week early this year

The timing of Black Friday is worryingly close to Christmas.

Authentic Brands, Saks strike $271 million deal with Barneys

Department store chain reaches tentative deal that could see it shut up shop.

Walmart cuts back ammunition sales, won’t sell handguns

Department store CEO takes a stand against gun laws in United States.

David Jones profit almost halves in FY19

Poor trading conditions and ongoing refurbishment weigh on department store.