Retail

IKEA's incredible shrinking tax payments

Mysterious $100m payments reduced furniture giant's taxable income by one-third.

Kathmandu shares plunge on profit warning

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Outdoor adventure retailer said slow Christmas sales would hurt profits.

Coles to pay $11.25m in fines, costs

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Court agrees to Coles' settlement with ACCC, with additional costs slated to refund suppliers.

The year in KGB: CEO edition

Some of Australia's most influential leaders across the retail, mining, finance, food and beverage, and insurance industries shared their insights with the KGB.

ACCC takes Chrisco to court

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ACCC alleges hamper company included unfair contract terms in lay-by agreements.

The other social network boom

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While bricks-and-mortar retailers lose market share to more nimble online stores, old school direct 'party plan' sellers enjoy the spoils.

Getting your holiday retail plan right

Outdated retail forecasting and analytic systems are preventing retailers from capitalising sales during the busiest times of the year.

Value Investor: A Premier offering

Premier Investments' stable of brands have outperformed the Australian retail sector, but they will continue to face increasing competitive pressures from global behemoths.

UK retail sales see highest lift in 10 years

Retail sales in the UK grew at the fastest annual pace in November in a decade.

France fines FMCG giants $1.5bn

Unilever, P&G, L'Oreal among firms hit with collusion fines by antitrust authority.

Jeweller Lovisa shines on ASX debut

Retailer's strong start defies series of recent weak company sharemarket listings.

Keeping online shoppers happy with three simple tips

The holiday period is a critical time for retail businesses and with Australians increasingly turning towards online shopping a business’ performance online hinges on application performance.

Why Lowe's is so patient with Masters' growing pains

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The home improvement chain has been a big disappointment to date, but Australia's obsession with renovating means there's plenty of opportunity for growth.

Woolworths faces ACCC probe: report

Retailer hit with allegations it pressured suppliers into paying for latest discount war.

Accused Myer fraud faces music

Man accused of faking CV left Myer on first day to fetch 'proof' of job history, never returned.

SurfStitch shares sink on ASX debut

Shares in online surfwear retailer debut on the local bourse below offer price.

SurfStitch shares sink on debut

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Online surfwear retailer makes a less than perfect splash in the local market.

SurfStitch shares slide on ASX debut

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Shares in online surfwear retailer debut on the local bourse below offer price.

The ACCC’s David-and-Goliath moment

Forcing Coles to admit to unconscionable practices will have suppliers cheering, but the supermarket price war is far from over.

MySale shares plummet 45% on profit warning

Online retailer says FY15 profit will be materially below market expectation.

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