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Department stores risk obsoletion

Department stores should reinvent themselves to avoid becoming obsolete, says research house GlobalData.

Department stores risk obsoletion

Department stores should reinvent themselves to avoid becoming obsolete, says research house GlobalData.

Department stores risk obsoletion

Department stores should reinvent themselves to avoid becoming obsolete, says research house GlobalData.

John Lewis enters Australia

Myer partners with UK department store John Lewis to launch homewares in Australia.

John Lewis enters Australia

Myer partners with UK department store John Lewis to launch homewares in Australia.

John Lewis enters Australia

Myer partners with UK department store John Lewis to launch homewares in Australia.

Giant Duty Free Ginza opens inside Mitsukoshi

In a Tokyo department store, Japan Duty Free Ginza services foreign travellers and Japanese air passengers before their departure.

Lane Crawford mixes art and fashion

Luxury department store Lane Crawford is offering a modern take on Chinese traditions for the Lunar New Year.

Fortnum & Mason teams with Lane Crawford

Exclusive British department store Fortnum & Mason has teamed up with Hong Kong department store Lane Crawford to test the Hong Kong market. The English company’s food, beverages and gifts will feature in carefully curated gift hampers sold by Lane Crawford commencing this week. “Fortnum & Mason is recognised globally for its signature offering of high quality food, beverages, and gifts,” said Andrew Keith, Lane Crawford’s president, in a statement. “It’s impeccable …

South Korean department store sales fall

The optimistic consumer sentiment in South Korea has not yet boosted demand at South Korean department stores which were dismayed by falling sales in February. Data from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy showed the top three department store operators have seen sales fall 2.4 per cent in February, the sharpest fall in 13 months. Sales at discount stores dropped 23.1 per cent. When combined, the January and February sales of department stores increased 2.4 per cent and declined …

Cosmetic disturbance

Stuart Bennie asks why retailers continue to tolerate the worst supply chain in history.