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2XU co-founder Clyde Davenport reflects on 35 years in retail
Retail expert and entrepreneur Clyde Davenport. Image: Deasil

2XU co-founder Clyde Davenport reflects on 35 years in retail

From launching his eponymous underwear brand, Davenport, in 1987, to distributing Calvin Klein in Australia, to growing a global compression sportswear business, 2XU, Clyde Davenport has had a very successful ...
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Careers Archives

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Retail appointments of the week

VF Corp's CEO shock retirement; The Body Shop's retail director steps down; Prada's new CEO.

“I’m having my cake and eating it, too”: Taking Shape’s Krista Diez-Simson

As the CFO/COO of plus-size women's fashion brand Taking Shape, Krista Diez-Simson has played a key role in the recent t...

How to become a better networker without having to socialise with strangers

‘I love networking and making small talk with strangers,’ said no one ever. Here is a way to make the process pain-free.

There’s no such thing as a perfect leader: Zalora’s Simone Cortini

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The real reason people are returning to the office

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The hidden costs of starting a business

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Retail appointments of the week

Sephora's new CEO; River Island boss steps down; NRA names new leader; and more.