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Booktopia boardroom spill clears the way for new CEO, says founder
“The company will now undertake a search for new non-executive directors, one of which will be appointed chairman,” said...
Sep 21, 2022
Coles Group to sell convenience store business to fuel partner Viva Energy
CEO Steven Cain said the deal will allow the company to focus on its growing omnichannel supermarket and liquor business...
Sep 21, 2022
Cash-strapped small retailers set to get help reaching net-zero goals
Retailers will soon be able to draw on external help to reach net-zero emissions thanks to a partnership between the ARA...
Sep 13, 2022
Boohoo co-founder takes stake in Australian e-commerce company MySale
Mahmud Kamani, the co-founder of Boohoo, has bought a chunk of Australian e-commerce business MySale.
Sep 6, 2022
Price, not volume, driving Australian retail sales growth
Deloitte warns of a looming "turning point" with supermarkets among the worst to be impacted.
Sep 6, 2022
NRA in ‘upheaval’ after CEO quits amid vaping furore
The future leadership of the National Retailers Association is unclear after CEO Dominique Lamb resigned suddenly.
Sep 2, 2022
How Kiwi book retailers are sustaining the rise and rise of te reo Māori
“The peak has not happened and the appetite for Māori language titles is not yet satiated."
Aug 31, 2022
The scent of success: How Kiwi brand Ashley & Co is going global
“Going back 17 years, direct-to-consumer websites kind of didn't exist – so it was literally all about knocking on peopl...
Aug 29, 2022
Surging travel demand restores profit for Flight Centre in fourth quarter
“Whether travelling for business or leisure – people are out exploring the world again.”
Aug 25, 2022
Booming e-commerce bolsters Woolworths top line in ‘challenging’ year
The core retail business improved sales by 4.3 per cent, driven by a 33.6 per cent boost online.
Aug 25, 2022
Endeavour Group results belie huge achievement in overcoming Covid impact
Figures for the first seven weeks of the new trading year show hotel and retail trends consistent with a return to "norm...
More shoppers, higher rents boost Scentre Group bottom line
Scentre Group says increased shopping centre visitation, occupancy and rents all underpinned a 17.5 per cent boost in pr...
‘We were wrong’ says Kogan founder, promising FY23 bounceback
Ruslan Kogan says e-commerce is starting to normalise, hinting at better prospects during the FY23 year ahead.
Coco Republic to open California flagship stores, hints at global plans
The news coincides with the appointment of two key executives in the US.
Aug 21, 2022
Retail appointments of the week
Woolies’ exec Claire Peters leaves for Amazon; JB Hi-Fi NZ welcomes new MD; Coles CMO Lisa Ronson resigns.
Aug 18, 2022
Woolworths MD of B2B & Everyday Needs Claire Peters resigns
Peters joined Woolworths as MD of supermarkets in 2017, before taking on her current role in 2020.
Aug 17, 2022
McDonald’s faces ‘mega’ $250 million backpay claim in Federal Court
Union alleges more than 250,000 current and former staff have been systematically denied 10-minute rest breaks.
Aug 12, 2022
Adore Beauty CEO Tennealle O’Shannessy resigns to take up new role
Chair Marina Go paid tribute to the the outgoing CEO’s “outstanding leadership and contribution during a particularly ch...
South Australia set to extend Sunday retail trading hours
ARA CEO Paul Zahra described the proposed changes as “a small but significant step” in modernising South Australia’s out...
Amazon Australia offers ‘One-Day’ free delivery – with many catches
Amazon Australia is promising its Prime members free next-day delivery in “most areas of” Melbourne and Sydney.