Department stores Archives - Inside Retail

David Jones half year sales dip, though customers show up online

Department store sees 61.8 per cent online growth in last six months.

Debenhams secures $75 million loan to refinance business

Department store takes first step in refinancing process.

How to beat the machine

Brian Walker on the power of storytelling in retail.

Department stores are not doomed

Take a look at who’s doing it right

Kikki.K to accelerate global growth

Stationery firm signs deal with key supplier.

Macy’s ends year on high note

US department store chain posts positive fourth quarter earnings boosted by improvement at its bricks-and-mortar stores and online sales growth.

Data can’t save our department stores

Can someone explain how retailers that sit on some of the world’s richest sources of big data, fail to compete with those who, in some instances, have none?

Woolworths takes $713m hit on David Jones writedown

“Poor or delayed execution in certain key initiatives” forces retail giant to slash company’s value.

Woolworths revaluing David Jones investment

Retail conglomerate flags writedowns in latest update.

Warehouse Group expects big profit drop

Retail giant’s transformation continues.

Should you leave customer care to the least trained staff?

The paradox of putting our most inexperienced staff in front of our most experienced customer.

Outgoing Wesfarmers MD rejects Bunnings UK “black hole”

Conglomerate’s MD defends move into the UK home improvement market.