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Retail spending increases, consumers wary as rising costs bites

Inside Retail

Retail spending increased 12.5 per cent in October as consumers spent $35 billion both in-store and online according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). While year-on-year sales growth was strong, retail turnover fell by a marginal 0.2

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Leaders: 11 Tips to Consider When a Key Employee Quits

Small Biz Trends

When one of your early employees decides to quit your new business venture, there are a lot of emotions to process and decisions to make.

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Louis Vuitton picks Shanghai for first furniture and homewares store

Inside Retail

Louis Vuitton on Friday announced plans to open a dedicated furniture and homewares store in Shanghai, a world first for the French luxury brand as it aims to expand further into lifestyle offerings to affluent Chinese clients.

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Successful start for food delivery robots on Cambridge streets

Talking Retail

Food delivery robots recently took to the historic Cambridge streets of as part of a new scheme by Cambridgeshire County Council, Starship Technologies and, Co-op.

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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Why innovation-driven e-commerce is incompatible with monolithic platforms

Inside Retail

When e-commerce was born in the 1990s, this first generation delivered monolithic, all-in-one suites that became the paradigm of desktop-based e-commerce. Shopping was twofold: buy in-store or on the computer. How times have changed.

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LA Gives Retail Workers More Scheduling Control

VMS

The Los Angeles City Council may have given workers at large retailers there an early Christmas gift on Tuesday, when it passed a new law that requires such employers to give employees their work schedule at least two weeks in advance, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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Jaycar snaps up New Zealand outdoor chain Burnsco

Inside Retail

Australia’s Jaycar Electronics Group is set to acquire New Zealand-based outdoor equipment retailer Burnsco. The 100 per cent Kiwi-owned and managed business operates 16 stores across New Zealand selling camping, boating, fishing gear and accessories.

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How Morespace tackled empty shops, vandalism and promoted local businesses

Inside Retail

The Merri-bek City Council in Melbourne’s inner north faced a few, prominent issues, particularly amid Covid-19 lockdowns. Among them were vacant shops and, with that, the prevalence of vandalism and graffiti.

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Swedish watches and Danish charms: How Norbreeze Group sells Scandi chic

Inside Retail

After recently securing the exclusive distribution rights for Swedish watch brand Daniel Wellington in Singapore and Malaysia through its subsidiary, Cocomi, Asian retail specialist Norbreeze Group is on an upward trajectory and looking to drive further growth by expanding to new markets in the region. “We

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Strategies to increase your value, without decreasing your prices

Inside Retail

Towards the end of last year, my family decided it was time to move house. With two kids under 3 who’d lived most of their lives within our shared-block unit and the surrounding five kilometres, it was time for more space.

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Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

Join this exclusive conversation with our expert panelists and learn how you can thrive as an e-commerce retailer - even when faced with adverse market challenges. Don't miss out; register today!