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Exclusive: Welcome to Myer’s new Virtual Store

The Virtual Store concept allows shoppers to experience products from Myer's online marketplace in real life and gives t...

Foodstuffs, The Warehouse join Super Saturday Vaxathon

Tomorrow marks the start of a week-long effort led by the health ministry to deliver 500,000 vaccinations into the arms ...

David Jones is the latest department store to embrace resale. Here’s why

Nordstrom, Selfridges, Madewell and Adidas are doing it, and now David Jones is too.

The Warehouse Group delivers record result despite Covid setbacks

“FY21 has given us further confidence that our customer-led strategy is the right one,” said chief executive Nick Grayst...

Watch out, Amazon: JD.com’s new store is a peek into the future of retail

The five-storey mall in China will be full of cutting-edge technology, including holographic projections, VR equipment, ...

How Myer plans to reach $1 billion in online sales

The department store's online sales have more than doubled to over $500 million since 2018, and CEO John King believes t...

Exclusive: Target Australia MD talks turnaround ahead of brand relaunch

Richard Pearson is just the latest person to attempt a turnaround at the perpetually underperforming retailer. Here's wh...

Kmart to review toy safety procedures after regulatory probe

Kmart will change the way it age grades its home brand toys in New Zealand after a Commerce Commission investigation fou...

Wesfarmers results jump as Bunnings, Kmart and Officeworks boom

Wesfarmers has joined in the parade of businesses reaping the rewards of a strong year of trade, despite ongoing movemen...

Wesfarmers: ‘When stores cannot trade, revenue declines’

Despite significant online sales growth and an overall increase in revenue, the retail conglomerate reported the impact ...

“Not surprised”: Experts react to Amazon’s reported department store plan

What would an Amazon department store look like, and would it succeed?

Amazon to test department stores in offline expansion

Department stores' share of the US retail market is at a record low, but Amazon sees an opportunity.

How Kim Kardashian’s Skims is taking on physical retail

Here's why the hugely popular shapewear brand, Skims, is ramping up its bricks-and-mortar presence around the world.

Selfridges: Why the best department store in the world is up for sale

Why would the owners of Selfridges, generally considered to be the world’s best department store, decide to sell the bus...

Selfridges owners to offer chain in £4 billion auction

The Weston family said it was open to the idea last month after 80-year-old W Galen Weston, who purchased the chain in 2...

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