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Bed Bath & Beyond US in a ‘death spiral’
Fresh figures from beleaguered US retailer Bed Bath & Beyond show sales slumped by a third in the latest quarter driving a loss of US$451 million in three months. Analyst Neil Saunders, MD at Glob...
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Brosa collapses into administration; buyer sought
KordaMentha is seeking expressions of interest in the business as a going concern.
Manly Wharf placed on the market for $80m upwards
One of Sydney's most famous waterfront destinations has been put up for sale by Robert Magid’s TMG Developments.
Emma CEO Manuel Müller on the secret to his mattress brand’s global success
The German mattress brand recently launched on Woolworths' Everyday Market, as part of an effort to double its revenue i...
Ikea launches new service to make gift giving easier
Giovanni Rutigliano, country digital manager for Ikea Australia, said the retailer wanted to provide an innovative solut...
How Morespace tackled empty shops, vandalism and promoted local businesses
Your Creative have converted empty shopfronts into public exhibitions, which deter graffiti and promote local artists an...
Louis Vuitton picks Shanghai for first furniture and homewares store
Verghese sees homewares as a good bet for Louis Vuitton, especially in China.
How A.H. Beard aims to grow sales and improve lives with new sleep campaign
How A.H. Beard is raising awareness about premium sleep, and tackling popular phases like, "I'll sleep when I'm dead."
Furniture retailer Ecosium to charge more on Black Friday
Ecosium’s founder, Luke Hopkins is confident customers will support the business and avoid making impulsive purchases.
“Make the change”: Ikea Australia CEO talks tuk tuks and electric vehicles
In an effort to meet its commitment of having an entirely electric delivery fleet by 2025, Ikea has doubled down on EVs,...
Change at the helm of King Living as CEO Anna Carrabs departs
David Woollcott has taken over operations from Carrabs and will move back to Sydney at the end of November.
“We’re in a scale-up phase”: $80m of growth on the horizon for Eco Outdoor
Eco Outdoor is using its phenomenal growth over the pandemic to revitalise and grow the business
From Denmark to Hong Kong: How BoConcept is conquering the Asian market
Jens Ærthøj and Tage Mølholm began their furniture business in the summer of 1952. BoConcept has grown from a small firm...
How Ikea and Flow Loop are creating the “shower of the future”
The Swedish furniture giant recently took a minority stake in Flow Loop, a Danish start-up that promises to reduce water...
How Ikea’s electric-vehicle pledge is raising the bar for retail
In a bid to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next eight years, Ikea’s CEO, Jesper Brodin, said that the company’...
California dreaming: Why the Golden State is key to Coco Republic’s growth
Australian designer furniture brand Coco Republic has launched its first bricks-and-mortar store in California, and plan...