Britain's exit from the European Union may weigh on Wesfarmers' plans to test out the popularity of its Bunnings UK model.

Brexit blow to Bunnings pilot

Britons' vote to quit the EU could weigh on Wesfarmers' plan to test its Bunnings UK model as uncertainty tests consumer sentiment.

Former Woolworths chief Roger Corbett has quit his role as adviser to the chain he once commanded.

Roger Corbett quits Woolworths

Woolworths former chief Roger Corbett has unexpectedly quit Australia's biggest supermarket chain just seven months after rejoining the business.

H&M country manager Hans Andersson.

Australia bright spot for H&M

As Wesfarmers department store boss warns international retailers will "regret making the trip Down Under", H&M posts a surge in Australian sales.

John Durkan Managing Director, Coles

Coles prices not down, but up?

Australia's No. 2 supermarket seeks to lift prices on lower-profile grocery items by more than 10 per cent, broker Citi says.

Elizabeth Knight

Bargain time at Target

The full extent of the department store chain's problems became clearer on Wednesday. Its new boss Guy Russo faces a Herculean task.

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