The new $13 million refurbishing of the Warner Village shopping centre in Brisbane's northside will house over 40 stores and is expected to be a major draw for Brisbane shoppers
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Millward Brown has released the 2014 iteration of its annual Brandz chart, which purports to denote the "100 Most Valuable Global Brands".
Dick Smith has outlined its priorities in an investor presentation, highlighting plans to open more stores and increase the overall percentage of sales from online and its private label products.
A further four Harvey Norman franchisees have been fined by the Federal Court for misleading consumers over their guarantee rights, bringing the total to nine franchises that have been ordered to pay $234,000.
Samsung's Electro-Mechanics division (SEMCO) launched its electronic shelf labels (ESL) at the Customer Show in Melbourne, as part of an evolution in the way bricks and mortar retailers control information.
"We would have liked to have seen acknowledgement and support given to the retail and e-commerce sectors, as new avenues for prosperity for the Australian economy, particularly due to the development of the NBN," the retailer said.
Interesting news overnight in the United Kingdom, where the country's largest telco retailer Carphone Warehouse has announced a merger with one of the largest electronics retailer, Dixons, which operates the Currys and PC World retail brands.
Japanese retailer Uniqlo has announced it will be opening a new store in Sydney, its first in Australia's biggest city, in time for Christmas 2014.