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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Emerging Retailer of the Year recipient at this year's National Retail Awards reaffirms market interests in healthcare technologies and retail enterprises, as the shaping and re-shaping of the retail industry by the pandemic continues.
We identified three key strategies for retailers to meet — and exceed — shopper expectations going into peak season from BigCommerce’s 2023 Customer Experience Report: What Online Shoppers Want from Brands.