Retailer reported an increase in sales driven by opening new stores, embracing omnichannel retail and an increased focus on private label products.
Russell Zimmerman is the executive director of the Australian Retailers Association. In this special Q&A, he explains why he is optimistic for the remaining months of 2014.
Former federal treasurer Peter Costello has challenged retailers to innovate in order to withstand competitive challenges in a difficult and rapidly evolving retail environment.
As omnichannel retailing takes hold in Australia, the rapid growth in ownership and usage of smartphones is revolutionising the way that consumers shop.
In a first for the consumer electronics retail industry, Officeworks has begun retailing PayPal's portable, low-barriers-to-entry POS terminal, named 'Here', at its 153 Australian outlets.
Woolworths has revealed that its Masters business lost $176 million during the 2014 financial year, bringing its total loss for the past two financial years to just under $333 million.
We look into the remarkable renaissance of a publicly listed retailer, one that will continue through expansion and high volume sales over the next 18 months, according to the man charged with overseeing its IT department
The biggest causes for complaint from small businesses to the ACCC are accusations of misleading conduct and false representations, according to data from the consumer watchdog.
Iconic Japanese fashion chain Uniqlo has annoucned its second Sydney outlet will be located at the Macquarie Centre in northwestern Sydney.
As a leader in the retail and point of sale space, EDA Australasia (EDA), is at the forefront of innovation for the latest technologies and industry trends.
The two major retail industry groups have today pleaded for patience from both consumers and shops as credit card signatures are phased out and PINs become mandatory.
Birkenstock Australia's flagship showroom and head office has been the Building Design of the Year by the Building Designers Association of Victoria (BDAV).
By the end of October 2014, at the end of a 3-month transition period, all credit card transactions requiring verification will require a PIN to be entered to complete the purchase.
Sales no longer need to stop when closing your store at the end of the day thanks to a new Australian-made app that gives merchants the ability to sell items from their physical store even when it's closed.
SPECIAL FEATURE: New online tricks mean retailers can follow potential customers around the internet, continuously encouraging them to return to make a purchase. It's called 'retargeting' and can be polarising.
Although it is satisfied with its experiment in regional franchising, Williams-Sonoma has decided to focus on global expansion programs based on subsidiaries.
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