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Glue makes its South Australian debut

Inside Retail

Youth apparel retailer Glue has opened its first flagship in Adelaide’s Rundle Mall Plaza. The store’s collection features leading street, sports and fashion brands including Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, Adidas, Nude Lucy, Thrills, Polo Ralph Lauren and Carhartt WIP.

FLANNELS open new luxury destination in Liverpool

Retail Focus

The latest FLANNELS opening has found a home in a building with historic fashion heritage. Over seven ?oors oors and 120,000 square feet, the behemoth space formerly owned by revolutionary draper Owen Owen hosts an expansive fashion offering.

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7 Ways To Transform Retail Store Displays Into Sales

Retail Doc

There are a lot of ways your sales displays can be your silent salesperson. The trick is to make sure your displays include some of the basics. Try these seven ways to make your retail store displays do more than just look attractive. Retail visual merchandising

“We are running out of time”: Kering CEO reveals sustainability strategy

Inside Retail

At global luxury business Kering, sustainability and luxury are one of the same, and the company is well on its way to reducing its carbon footprint by 40 per cent by 2025.

5 Essential Virtual Selling Practices Every Company Must Have by 2023

Speaker: Erika Bzdel - Vice President of Sales and Craig Simons - Director of Marketing

Join us on Sept. 13 at 9:30 am PT as Erika Bzdel, VP of Sales, and Craig Simons, Director of Marketing, discuss the virtual selling practices that every company should adopt, and how to succeed at selling in a hybrid world.

5 top tips to protect yourself from cybercrime by Ty the Cyber Guy

Cisco CSR

This blog comes to us from Tyrone Harmon – aka “Ty the Cyber Guy” – an influential voice in cybersecurity, with an active presence on social media with his video series #CybersecuriTEA.

Why killer brand culture is so much more than table tennis

Inside Retail

The world has arguably never been so topsy turvy. Even before people were all forced to work from home, employment had become unrecognisable from even just a few decades ago. Employees across all industries are driving the change relentlessly through their refusal to go back to the norm.

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Opinion: Can eating a chocolate bar actually help end child labour?

Inside Retail

A global pandemic. An environmental crisis. An increasingly polarised world. Currents of change are bringing to the surface movements that have been simmering away for some time.

SBA Asking for Input on COVID Grants and Loans for Small Business

Small Biz Trends

The Small business Administration (SBA) is asking for input from small businesses in a bid to gauge customer satisfaction in regards to Covid-related relief.

Meet rising star of the week: Jake Moore, buyer, Hype DC

Inside Retail

Last month, we launched our first Rising Stars of Retail report in the May issue of Inside Retail Australia ’s quarterly magazine, a special feature highlighting some of the great under-the-radar talent in the industry from a wide range of departments.

Axonify Acquires Nudge to Enhance Frontline Training and Communication Capabilities

Retail Touch

Employee training and communications software provider Axonify has acquired Nudge , an employee communication and execution platform. This combined company will aim to simplify frontline team enablement and offer best-in-class tools for frontline-devoted organizations.

Sustainability at Retail

As part of a global Sustainability at Retail initiative, Shop! worked collaboratively with its global affiliates to address critical environmental issues, outlined in this white paper.

An “abundance” of talent: Woolies skills up refugees for tech opportunities

Inside Retail

Earlier this week, the Woolworths Group announced that it is tapping people with refugee backgrounds to bring their skills into the business through a new technology-led initiative.

Cisco at DistribuTECH 2022

Cisco CSR

Last month Cisco joined over 14,000 attendees in Dallas for DistribuTECH, the leading annual energy transmission and distribution event for North America. It was wonderful to be back at a live event and connectwith all the colleagues and customers. .

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Retail appointments of the week

Inside Retail

Amazon appoints company veteran to lead bricks-and-mortar business. Amazon has made two senior appointments that reflect a sharpened focus on its bricks-and-mortar business.

Revlon scrambles to stabilize its supply in bankruptcy

Retail Dive

The cosmetics giant is racing to pay suppliers and catch up on production so it can fill orders for the pending holiday season

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How startup Good & Fugly plans to expand the fight on food waste nationwide

Inside Retail

Direct-to-consumer fruit and vegetable subscription retailer Good & Fugly has plans to expand its service to Melbourne and Brisbane by the end of 2022, and hopes to cultivate a national footprint by the end of 2023.

Macy's takes July Fourth bonanza to Web3 with free NFT drop

Retail Dive

The collectibles are available via Macy’s new Discord channel, suggesting the brand wants to establish a stronger foothold in the popular chat app

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Why the world’s biggest DTC mattress brand is betting on Australian retail

Inside Retail

German mattress giant Emma is ramping up its presence in the Australian market, with the recent appointment of a new commercial director, transition to local manufacturing and upcoming launch into bricks-and-mortar retail. .

Bed Bath & Beyond Debuts New BNPL Option and Rewards Program Across All Three Brands

Retail Touch

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has introduced a new BNPL option, Welcome Pay, and an updated Welcome Rewards loyalty program, which will eventually replace the existing Beyond+ membership, across its Bed Bath & Beyond , buybuy BABY and Harmon brands.

Wendy’s New Zealand business up for sale after 34 years

Inside Retail

After 34 years of operations, the Wendy’s New Zealand burger chain is being sold by Danny and Dianne Lendich, who brought the brand into the country in 1988. The franchise includes 22 restaurants with 12 stores in Auckland, eight in other parts of the North Island and two on the South Island.

SmartSense by Digi Helps Retailers Achieve Real-Time Product Traceability

Retail Touch

SmartSense by Digi uses the Internet of Things (IoT) to help protect business assets while implementing safety and compliance efficiencies. SmartSense offers real-time product traceability and assessment monitoring that enables enterprises to deliver a high-quality customer experience.

Different types of pick and pack methods and why it’s important to know

Inside Retail

A critical and often challenging step in the order fulfilment process is pack and pack. Many e-commerce businesses depend on third-party providers to handle pick and pack. However, beware, as finding a provider that is capable of servicing your business’ unique needs may be costly.

How Ecommerce Retailers Can Prepare Now for Back-to-School 2022

Retail Touch

The 2022 back-to-school (BTS) season could be the most “normal” since the start of the pandemic, with even more demand than the record-setting BTS 2021 season for clothing, classroom supplies and new technology.

What is Stagflation?

Small Biz Trends

Stagflation is like an imperfect storm, a weather happening with lots of contributing factors. Stagflation is an economic condition caused by a combination of increasing inflation and high unemployment rates, which cause a decrease in consumer demand for goods and services.

Macy’s vs. HBC: Two Different Takes on the Ecommerce Spinoff

Retail Touch

Shareholder activists are nothing new — some sources credit Warren Buffet’s mentor Jeff Gramm as the first activist investor, nearly 95 years ago, while others trace the practice back centuries.

26 Spare Room Business Ideas

Small Biz Trends

You don’t need a ton of space to start a successful small business. In fact, there are plenty of ideas that can work in just a single room. If you have a spare room in your home, consider the following business opportunities to make the most of that space. What is a Spare Room Business?

Exclusive: New ‘Reverse Influencer Marketplace’ Demonstrates Shifting Brand-Creator Dynamic

Retail Touch

Influencer marketing platform Aspire has launched a new “reverse influencer marketplace” that puts creators in the driver’s seat, allowing them to reach out directly to brands and submit content for marketing campaigns.

Away expands into outdoor travel

Retail Dive

The new line, F.A.R — For All Routes, features a duffle bag, backpacks, a messenger bag and more

How to Deal with Excess Inventory

Independent Retailer

by Charlie Casey. Prices for virtually everything have risen sharply over the first part of 2022. Some of the items we know and love are back on the shelves in excess, while others still remain hard to find.

Glossier to raise prices as production, shipping costs bite

Retail Dive

Not all products will see a price hike, but the beauty brand acknowledged that with inflation soaring, “even this adjustment will impact our community &rdquo

Usdaw repeats call for government action as RPI hits 11.7%

Talking Retail

Retail trade union Usdaw is calling on the government to take immediate action to tackle the growing cost of living crisis, as inflation reaches a 40 year high and wages continue to be devalued by rising prices. The Retail Prices Index increased to 11.7%

Gap Inc. unveils 4 lab stores at San Francisco headquarters

Retail Dive

The struggling retailer will use the spaces to test tech, customer experiences and product innovations for Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta

Research shows appetite for HFSS food remains despite health consciousness

Talking Retail

Amid incoming high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) legislation and the government’s recent abandonment of a proposed salt and sugar tax, strong consumer demand for HFSS products remains, according to new research by innovation intelligence platform Vypr.

The Best Paper Shredder for Small Business in 2022

Small Biz Trends

A paper shredder is a piece of office equipment for disposing of office paperwork and/or records properly and responsibly.

New on-the-go cans are a rum idea

Talking Retail

Rum brand, Dead Man’s Fingers, is expanding into the ready-to-drink market with three new canned products. The spiced rum & cola, spiced rum & ginger beer and passion fruit rum & lemonade flavours are available now for customers to enjoy on the go.

45 Work Anniversary Messages for Employees and Co-Workers

Small Biz Trends

Wishing friends and loved ones a happy anniversary is a time-honored tradition that generates feelings of appreciation and goodwill, and that doesn’t only apply to relationship anniversaries.