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Dean Blake

Dean Blake

Dean studied Journalism at the University of Wollongong in Australia, specialising in Science and Technology studies. He has previously written for Australian technology and pop-culture website OXCGN, interned at ABC Catalyst, and now writes full-time for Inside Retail Australia, the sister site to Inside Retail Asia.

Articles

Hugo Boss reports strong sales in Asia-Pacific

Hugo Boss expects operating income to remain flat at approximately $783.2 million (€491 million) – the same figure seen in 2017.

J Crew chairman steps back

J.Crew chairman and former-chief executive Millard “Mickey” Drexler has stepped down from his position to focus on other interests.

Tiffany reports weaker sales

Tiffany reports a 1 per cent drop in worldwide net sales and 2 per cent drop in comparable sales for the two months to December 31.

Capri to increase focus on Asia

With the completion of its acquisition of Versace, global fashion group Michael Kors Holding has successfully transitioned.

Sears acquisition offers running out of time

Sears chairman Eddie Lampert’s last minute plans to save the bankrupt retail chain are set to be terminated on Friday afternoon.

Sears hit with US$443 million in charges

Bankrupt U.S. retailer Sears has been hit with a charge of approximately US$443 million due to store closures.

Amazon expanding cashier-less stores to airports

Online retailer looking to expand into US international airports.

Ted Baker founder takes leave of absence

Internal committee have been made aware of “further serious allegations.”

Ted Baker investigating harassment claims against CEO

Staff say CEO forced them to hug him, sit on his knee.

Momentum drives Walmart sales up again

Walmart sales reached US$124.9 billion in the third quarter, an increase of 1.4 per cent.

Pandora looks to China to arrest falling sales

Jewellery retailer Pandora is looking to China, India and Latin America to arrest a decline in global sales.

Alibaba’s second-quarter revenue rises 54 per cent

Alibaba’s second-quarter revenue grew 54 per cent year on year, reaching RMB 85.1 billion ($US12.3 billion).