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Rachel Wells A tough retail market has seen Australia's two big department store operators Myer and David Jones contemplate a $3 billion merger that proponents say provide opportunities to grow both brands.
Eli Greenblat, Rachel Wells Paul Zahra explains his shock decision to step down as David Jones chief, saying he is ''simply tired" after leading the company through tough market conditions.
Rachel Wells Australian fashion retailers are moving to slash prices, increase product ranges, improve customer service and are even looking to global expansion in the face of increased competition from...
Rachel Wells Electricity retailers in Victoria are reaping profits four times higher than retailers interstate, including NSW and South Australia, where the electricity market is still regulated.
Rachel Wells Four Australian companies have made the list of the world's 100 most powerful brands, with the top spot going to technology giant Apple.
Rachel Wells One of Melbourne's best-known fashion designers has launched a scathing attack on Melbourne's retail landscape, describing store rents as 'exorbitant' and likening the CBD to a ghost town.
Rachel Wells and Sarah Whyte Retailers participating in this week's Click Frenzy event have registered a record number of online sales, despite the early technical problems, new data shows.
Rachel Wells It was touted as retail's opportunity to 'fight back' against international online stores, but Click Frenzy's virtual doors have failed to open.
Rachel Wells Retailer's attempt to hijack Australia's first national online shopping event backfires, with the department store's two week old website crashing this afternoon under the weight of heavy traffic.
Rachel Wells RETAIL prices for hundreds of products, from clothing to cosmetics, have dropped by as much as half in recent years, due to greater global price transparency brought about by a boom in online...
Rachel Wells On the eve of Australia's biggest national online shopping event, David Jones announces it is staging a rival one-day sale of its own - only to run into technical problems with its website.
Rachel Wells Australian retail prices for hundreds of products, from clothing to cosmetics, have dropped by as much as 50 per cent in recent years, due to greater global price transparency brought about by a boom...
Rachel Wells Some of Australia's biggest retailers sign on for Australia's version of America's online shopping phenomenon, Cyber Monday.
Rachel Wells Australian shoppers to get their own version of online shopping phenomenon, Cyber Monday.
Rachel Wells AUSTRALIAN shoppers will get their own version of America's online shopping phenomenon, Cyber Monday, when some of the nation's leading retailers slash prices at their online stores for 24 hours next...
Rachel Wells HARVEY NORMAN has scored the poorest customer service rating of Australia's major retailers, in a new survey by consumer advocate group Choice.
Karen Kissane, Rachel Wells, Elizabeth Knight DAVID JONES is under fire from the corporate regulator after a bid for the department store chain collapsed spectacularly.
Rachel Wells and Elizabeth Knight Man behind takeover offer reveals himself as John Edgar, Scotsman linked to matrix of dubious one-pound companies.
Rachel Wells, Elizabeth Knight THE man behind the mysterious $1.65 billion takeover offer for Australia's oldest department store, David Jones, has revealed himself as John Edgar - a Scot linked to a matrix of dubious £1...
Rachel Wells There are growing calls for Australia's competition watchdog to conduct an inquiry into local apparel distributors who are preventing overseas suppliers from selling their products to Australian...