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Department Stores

Department Stores Archives

Exclusive: Target Australia MD talks turnaround ahead of brand relaunch

Richard Pearson is just the latest person to attempt a turnaround at the perpetually underperforming retailer. Here's wh...

Wesfarmers: ‘When stores cannot trade, revenue declines’

Despite significant online sales growth and an overall increase in revenue, the retail conglomerate reported the impact ...

“Not surprised”: Experts react to Amazon’s reported department store plan

The move would represent the retailer’s biggest bet on bricks-and-mortar to date. And it would come at a time when some ...

Amazon to test department stores in offline expansion

Department stores' share of the US retail market is at a record low, but Amazon sees an opportunity.

How Kim Kardashian’s Skims is taking on physical retail

Here's why the hugely popular shapewear brand, Skims, is ramping up its bricks-and-mortar presence around the world.

Selfridges: Why the best department store in the world is up for sale

Why would the owners of Selfridges, generally considered to be the world’s best department store, decide to sell the bus...

Selfridge owners to offer chain in £4 billion auction

The Weston family said it was open to the idea last month after 80-year-old W Galen Weston, who purchased the chain in 2...

Here’s how Best & Less plans to stand out in the crowded discount sector

CEO Rodney Orrock explains how the company's reputation for quality clothing at affordable prices and strong focus on th...
Covid test Korea

Seoul orders Covid tests for 128,000 department-store employees

Department stores in Seoul have recently become hotbeds of infection, with a total of 160 cases being reported as of Wed...

How Malaysian department store Pavilion is connecting with customers

The retail industry in Malaysia has struggled during Covid, but shopping centre Pavilion in Kuala Lumpur has continued t...