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Smartphones retailers’ next frontier online…

Just when retailers begin to understand the importance of multi-channel retailing, the smartphone looms large.

Zara moves swiftly to counter slave labour fallout

Parent Inditex says it had no knowledge of conditions in Brazilian factory.

Aussie retail’s digital disgrace

Arrogance or ignorance? Jon Bird asks what is driving Australian retail’s digital “disgrace”.

Retailers missing out on Chinese tourist opportunities

Retailers and other service providers are missing out on sales to Chinese tourists because they’re unprepared. 

Woolworths names new food and liquor chief

New recruit currently CEO of Tesco Malaysia.

UK buoys Westfield Group growth

Future development pipeline now totals $11 billion.

Multichannel ‘may not win online war’

Retail consultant Stuart Bennie questions the focus on ‘multichannel’ for retailers wanting to win online… 

Topshop Australia finally official

Next Athleisure formally announces Topshop debut.

First Brazil, now Milan

Westfield has announced plans to expand into Italy, just two days after confirming investment in Brazil.

When all else fails

Can the ‘Treasure Hunt’ stem the flow of retailing’s red ink, asks Jon Bird.

Westfield to expand into Brazil

Surprise investment to be announced Wednesday.

British shopkeepers recall riot horror – updated

16,000 police put on London’s streets, but riots spread to other cities.

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