Retail

How Smart plays sustained JB Hi-Fi

Departing JB Hi-Fi chief executive Terry Smart defended the discount operator's unique sales model amid enormous competitive pressure, leaving the company in good stead for his successor.

Terry Smart to depart JB Hi-Fi

Retailer announces departure of CEO in August, Richard Murray named as successor.

The Good Friday effect: Two graphs on how public holidays trigger a spending frenzy

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Move over Boxing Day, Easter Thursday spending is picking up pace.

DJs in push to retain execs

David Jones set to fast-track millions of dollars in long-term bonuses.

CBA dumps Myer stock

One of Myer’s biggest shareholders cuts stake after DJs merger plans come to nothing.

Kimberly-Clark reports Q1 profit lift

Kleenex maker reports steady earnings, falls short of expectations.

Mattel posts Q1 loss on poor Barbie sales

by AAP
Toymaker weighed as sales of iconic doll post second straight quarter of double-digit decline.

Woolworths' investors show support for DJs deal

South Africa's Woolworths needs to convince its own shareholders of the merits of the David Jones deal, and it may be making some progress on that score.

Dick Smith lifts Q3 sales

Group remains focused on omni-channel, private label, accessories.

Tesco reports profit setback

by AFP
Britain's largest retailer optimistic about future despite recent turbulence.

Local expansion in store for Uniqlo

Japan's richest man eyes aggressive Aust expansion for his retailer.

Japanese retailer Uniqlo plans 50 local stores

Japanese fashion chain Uniqlo says it plans to expand quickly in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.

Beacon surges 60pct on debut

The successful float of Beacon Lighting will lend an air of confidence to the recently troubled IPO market after its shares closed up 60 per cent.

DJs appoints Grant Samuel

Independent expert appointed to assess whether Woolworths' takeover offer is in shareholders' best interest.

Westfield Sydney welcomes Bitcoin ATM

The ATM, developed by ABA Technology, lets enthusiasts purchase bitcoins for cash and withdraw cash from their existing Bitcoin wallets.

Former DJs boss issues warning

Peter Wilkinson says suitor’s private label strategy for DJs threatens to backfire.

The Westfield empire's defining moment

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There is strong logic to the splitting of the Westfield group. Two independent endorsements may just get the proposal, and its controversial terms, across the line.

Discounting a hollow shopper-docket victory

The ACCC won a battle but lost the campaign with a court case that never asked whether or not supermarket shopper docket schemes substantially lessen competition.

Extra fuel discount offers can continue

Federal Court finds supermarket giant breached undertakings to the ACCC.

ACCC welcomes Woolworths decision

Watchdog pleased by Federal Court ruling on bundling of supermarket fuel offers.

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