A new global report highlights challenges and opportunities for retailers as the Covid-19 pandemic drives permanent shifts in consumer behaviour now and beyond the holiday season...
12 Aug 2020
So you finally hit the shops and cafes after weeks of lockdown. After disinfecting your hands, following the arrows around the shop or to your table, taking care to avoid others where possible...
Jessica Vredenburg and Megan Phillips 24 Jul 2020
Retail was in trouble long before Covid-19 hit. The past five years saw daily reports of store closures and retailer bankruptcies. The growth of online commerce eroded many retailers' top-line revenues...
Frederic Dimanche 6 Jul 2020
Forrester predicts that due to the coronavirus, retail sales in 2020 will decline by an average of 9.6% globally, a loss of $2.1tn...
7 May 2020
In June, hundreds of Australian shoppers queued to buy a pair of Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Black Static Adidas sneakers the moment they went on sale...
Emily Brayshaw 29 Jan 2020
Instagram has launched a @shop account, essentially a curation of posts from online merchants that sell products through the image-sharing app.
14 May 2019
Bricks-and-mortar retail stores are under intense pressure from online competition. Feeling the most heat are clothes shops and department stores...
Eloise Zoppos 28 Jan 2019
How could you go from winning awards for "Store Design of The Year" and "Best Shoe Ever" to selling nothing?
Jessica Pallant and Sean Sands 4 Oct 2018
Jekyll and Hide founder Bernard Bultemeier talks luxury leather, global expansion, the challenges facing independent retail today and why we'll all be wearing backpacks soon...
Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Sep 2018
Retailers, struggling to connect with their customers, have been trialling new technologies to blend in-store and digital experiences...
Gary Mortimer and Louise Grimmer 11 Apr 2018