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Department stores

Country Road brands to return to Myer after David Jones separation

Country Road brands to return to Myer after David Jones separation

Woolworth Holdings’ sale of the David Jones department-store business has cleared the way for the brands of its Country Road Group division to return to the shelves of Myer.    The Witchery, ...
Dick Smith, Burger King, David Jones: Is it third time lucky for Anchorage?
What’s next for David Jones under Anchorage Capital? Analysts weigh in
Why Nordstrom’s partnership with Morehouse College is a smart move
Sale of David Jones to private equity firm reportedly in final stages

Department stores Archives

Retailers are struggling to find seasonal staff amid labour shortages. Supplied

Why retail is facing a seasonal worker crisis, and what to do about it

Amid a crisis in vacancies, retailers have struggled to attract seasonal staff this year.
Early signs point to a busy Black Friday weekend. Supplied

Breaking down Black Friday 2022: Retailers share how it went

There was unbridled enthusiasm for Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year, but some are concerned about its impact, and...

How to solve Malaysia’s retail labour shortage: Tips from industry experts

With the rapid digital transformation and evolution of hybrid workforces the world over, the retail industry in Malaysia...

The China Syndrome: Japan department stores missing tourist shoppers

After a three-year wipeout, duty free sales are recovering, as tourism restrictions end. But the absence of travellers f...
New director appointed at Myer's AGM.

New board member and DJs update: Here are the key takeaways from Myer’s AGM

Terry McCartney was voted in as a Myer director following a campaign by Solomon Lew.

7-Eleven parent to sell Sogo & Seibu for US$1.4 billion – report

Seven & I has been in talks with the SoftBank Group-affiliated investment fund to obtain the first refusal right.
Designworks is looking to expand its presence. Source - Bigstock

Inside Designworks’ four-pronged expansion strategy

Designworks’ divisional general manager Brooke Norton discusses the brands growth and expansion plans

Michelle Gass leaves Kohl’s as CEO for Levi’s

Gass will step down as CEO and member of Kohl’s board on December 2.

“An experience on every floor”: David Jones unveils Bourke Street revamp

David Jones on Wednesday unveiled the final stage of the $50 million revamp of its Bourke Street flagship store in Melbo...

Aldi faces $10m underpayment bill after court ruling

Aldi mandated workers at its DCs to clock on prior to their rostered time to undertake what is described as “pre-work du...

Why Premier Retail is well-positioned for further acquisition opportunities

The company's announcement of a special dividend and proposal of a $50 million share buyback is good management no doubt...

How The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands caters to ultra-luxe shoppers

From flagship stores offering never-seen-before collections to concept brands that are new to Asia Pacific, The Shoppes ...

Three key takeaways from Myer’s full-year results

Myer CEO John King provided insights into the progress the retailer has made on his “customer first” turnaround plan on ...

Myer reports strong sales growth, profit increases 103.8 per cent

CEO says the business is well placed to provide greater value and choice for its customers in the coming year.

Why Japan’s Aeon Mall is chasing growth overseas

The shopping centre powerhouse seeks to nurse its business back to good health at home, while looking to developing Asia...