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Leadership

Leadership 101: How to manage stressed-out staff

As the pandemic has turned the world of retail on its head lately, businesses have been forced to adjust the way they op...
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Leadership

Thinking of a career in fashion? Think again

Working in the industry is less about glamour and more about grit.

Ex Starbucks executive to take over as Sephora CEO

LVMH has appointed ex Starbuck executive Martin Brok as president and CEO of Sephora. Brok will start his new role on Mo...
HR

Karens and Covid: How shopfloor staff have changed

It’s time the industry recognises the value and increasingly challenging role of retail employees.

Zalora appoints regional chief people officer

Online fashion platform Zalora has appointed Louise Pender as chief people officer, essentially a head of HR role.
Store tech

FamilyMart set to test robotic c-store staff

FamilyMart will this month deploy a robot which vaguely resembles a kangaroo to stack sandwiches, drinks and ready meals...

H&M suspends employees over use of racial slur

H&M says it has suspended a number of employees over the use of a racial slur relating to the name of a hat to be sold t...

VF Corp names new China chief

US apparel firm VF Corp has appointed Winnie Ma as its new president for Greater China.

SaSa teams with Boutir to develop personal online stores for sales staff

In partnership with Boutir, SaSa has set up personal online stores for its beauty consultants to provide a new sales cha...
International

Swatch cuts 2400 jobs, speeds up Hong Kong store cull

Swatch Group has cut about 2400 jobs, its biggest cull in at least three decades, and will trim its store network as the...