Australian retail

Country Road launch ambitious Climate Fund

Iconic Australian brand Country Road has unveiled its latest landmark step in its sustainability journey, launching the Country Road Climate Fund which will oversee the investment of up to $1.5 million in grant funding to projects driving climate solutions in the Australian fashion industry in the three years leading up to 2025.

By |October 24, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Vinomofo, MyDeal Cybersecurity saga continues as data reportedly sold

Latest developments in the stories of two retailers having experienced serious data breaches within the last week find exposed data for both having been allegedly sold successfully, as attention shifts elsewhere to yet another high profile name falling prey to a cyber attack.

By |October 20, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

E-commerce more than a pandemic fad for small businesses

As most would be aware, the onset of the pandemic saw a sudden and considerable increase to the growth of e-commerce worldwide, with Australia no exception. While the pandemic saw more consumers driven to shop online, it also saw more retailers adopting the strategy out of necessity, with some discovering newfound business potential in the world of e-commerce.

By |October 19, 2022|Categories: Case Profiles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Vinomofo latest retailer to suffer data breach

Online wine and beverages retailer Vinomofo has suffered a data breach confirmed by a statement on behalf of the online retailer, becoming the latest Australian company to suffer a cyber attack.

By |October 18, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Black Friday early preparation more important than ever

Once relegated to a US-only phenomenon, Black Friday has seen exponential growth in Australia in the last decade to where it is now considered by many to be the single biggest date on the Australian retail calendar. This year, as consumers grapple with high costs of living and the ramifications of an immense and ongoing spike in inflation rates since mid-2021, retailers are being warned to start their preparations for the sales event even earlier than normal.

By |October 18, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Packaging potential: inke’s meteoric success story

22 years old is a young age to achieve anything, let alone achieving the launch of a meteoric entrepreneurial success story from your own bedroom. But in the case of Jordan Shreeve, Founder and Director of packaging marketplace platform inke, that’s exactly what happened.

By |October 14, 2022|Categories: Case Profiles|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

EDITORIAL: Sales events vital to smooth riding of modern retail wave

In an economic climate seeing high inflation rates continuing to rise and corresponding cost of living rates at near-suffocating levels, Australian consumers are more cautious than ever about their spending, and increasingly on the hunt for opportunities to save.

Consumers shy on spend to prepare for Xmas splurge, retail bodies find

Aussie consumers have been cutting back on household spending to prepare for a spending splurge this holiday season, according to separate reports from Australia’s two primary retail bodies.

Myer board respond to latest in clash with Premier Chairman Lew

Retailer Myer and retail group Premier Investments, which oversees fashion retail brands including Just Jeans and Peter Alexander, have engaged in a public stoush as Premier led by Chairman Solomon Lew has gradually looked to increase its percentage of shares held for its retail rival.

By |October 11, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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