Australian retail

Retail Awards recognise health trends

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.

By |October 10, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

“Retail Media will play a key part in retailer profitability”, insider says

“While Retail Media in a digital sense is relatively new, this has come from age old practices. Trade marketing has seen suppliers & brands spend money with retailers to secure the best shelf position or a place in the catalogue or store,” says Roger Dunn, Head of Retail Media ANZ for Criteo.

By |October 7, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Halloween a fright no more, with consumers set to spend

Joint research from market research leaders Roy Morgan and the Australian Retailers Association has discovered that as many as one in four Australians plan to celebrate Halloween this year, with a spending forecast of as much as $430 million for the period.

By |October 6, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Vacancies in retail soar as Christmas crunch approaches

Despite a decline in overall job vacancies, data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics last week show vacancies in retail have grown by almost 15 percent since May of this year, as online retail giant Amazon joins many in preparing for a considerable recruitment push ahead of the festive season.

By |October 3, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Representation lessons vital to fashion futures, survey shows

As many as 81 percent of women report feeling that they don’t see themselves represented in fashion advertising, according to an Australian fashion app’s new survey, a problem Mys Tyler co-founder and CEO Sarah Neill identifies as a distinct problem impacting fashion retailers’ bottom lines.

Sustainability a ‘Cancel Culture’ casualty in retail?

Retailers and brands are eager to take forward steps in sustainability goals, but some are wary of announcing their brands’ sustainability goals for fear of criticisms that their actions are ‘not enough’, according to Australian greentech platform Sustainable Choice.

Premier Retail report strong FY22 results driven by online sales growth

Premier Investments, whose portfolio includes fashion retail brands such as Just Jeans, Peter Alexander and Jay Jays, have announced to investors the investment group’s FY22 results - celebrating a net profit gain of more than $280 million driven especially by online sales for the company’s brands seeing particularly strong growth across the course of the financial year.

By |September 29, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Retail climbs but consumers face uphill battle, figures show

New figures released today show Australia’s retail turnover saw an increase of 0.6 percent in August, making it the eighth consecutive month to see such growth.

By |September 28, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Airs Up There: Spotlight on Ruslan Kogan

From humble beginnings in a residential garage to a modern force in e-commerce, online retailer Kogan has come quite a long way in the over sixteen years since its founding.

By |September 28, 2022|Categories: Case Profiles|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Greener solutions for sustainability concerns in retail

As many as a quarter of Australian retailers with existing Net Zero by 2050 goals expect to miss them, according to a new report commissioned by tech giants Microsoft assessing the status of sustainability goals in the retail industries for Australia and New Zealand.

By |September 27, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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