Underperforming retailers are facing an additional hit as investors sell off dud performers to improve their position as the 2017 financial year draws to a close.
The maker of Havaianas, the colourful Brazilian flip-flops donned by celebrities, is poised to pass from one of Brazil's most-powerful families to another thanks to the country's latest political turmoil.
The threat of Amazon disrupting Australia's grocery market is overblown and independent supermarkets are better off focusing on their local customers, Metcash's outgoing boss says.
Metcash said strong competition in the groceries sector would keep sales under pressure as it reported a 26 per cent slide in full-year net profit.
Retail experts say Amazon's $18 billion bid for upmarket grocer Whole Foods won't deeply affect Australian expansion.
German discount department store Kaufland has demonstrated its commitment to expanding in Australia by inking deals to buy land.
The self-proclaimed "Australian destination for fashion" to shut its doors after almost two decades in business.
Plans to float the company behind Red Rooster on the stock market have turned out to be a turkey.
The New Zealand Defence Force complained that the jackets were "leaking" and that defence personnel wearing them were getting wet.
German discount supermarket Aldi has amassed a property portfolio worth close to $2 billion in Australia, providing it with security of tenure and significant capital gains.
Domino's Pizza is more than $800 million overvalued and will not meet its ambitious growth targets because it needs to share more profit with store owners, investment bank Citi says.
The owner of chains including Michel's Patisserie, Gloria Jean's Coffees, Donut King and Brumby's Bakery has cut its profit forecast for 2017 by $3.3 million after running into trouble internationally..
For many people, buying clothing online is not worth the hassle of getting a pair of pants or a shirt that does not fit. That is about to change if Amazon gets its way.
Whole Foods' 63-year-old CEO says he was set up with Amazon on a "blind date" about six weeks ago and fell in love after conversing for hours.
Retailer OrotonGroup says it has received expressions of interest that could involve a sale of the company and plans to begin a formal process to explore its options.
In corporate Australia where there are just a handful of female CEOs on the ASX 200, and 13 of the nation's largest boards still without any women on it, male chiefs need to push women to climb the corporate ladder.
Online retailer Amazon snapping up the American grocery chain Whole Foods put a chill through Australian supermarkets.
KFC Australia will trial home delivery next month, as the chicken frying giant tries to keep pace with the rapidly changing fast food market.
By 2030, two out of every three dollars earned in Australia will accrue to those who reached adulthood in the digital age.
The dramatic deal confirmed what had long been feared: Amazon was going on the offensive on the turf of traditional supermarkets.
Australia's biggest retailers have increased advertising by 10 per cent and are tipped to splash even more cash in the second half as online marketplace Amazon ramps up its expansion.
Billionaire retailer Gerry Harvey says market has overestimated how quickly Amazon will get land in Australia and start delivering quickly.
Amazon.com will acquire Whole Foods Market in a $US13.7 billion ($18 billion) deal, marking the biggest transaction ever for the e-commerce giant as it pushes deeper into groceries.
Shares in a2 Milk surge after it lifts its full-year sales guidance for the second time in two months.
Investors have jumped into the infant formula company Bellamy's after it emerged from a two-day trading halt.
ALDI Australia has signed up to the federal government's voluntary Tax Transparency Code, which will require the retail giant to give taxpayers some level of disclosure about its highly secretive tax affairs.
SumoSalad threatens to move out of Westfield shopping centres if it doesn't get a significant rent cut.
Population growth, strong food sales and more competition to drive extra sales at the checkout, Deloitte Access Economics predicts.
David Jones has struck again in the ongoing store wars, snatching contemporary international label Self Portrait from rival Myer.
It's been a bad week for Wesfarmers, but good news for its shelf-stackers and shoppers.
Avant Card founder Pat Mackle calls it quits, unable to find a buyer.
It might make sense if you want to buy a car.