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Gold Coast centre’s refurb nears completion

Gold Coast shopping centre Australia Fair will complete the final stage of its $25 million revitalisation, with a new-look Coles set to open later this month. Officially opening this Thursday, the […]

Retail veteran gains foothold in shoe group

Brett Blundy, veteran retailer and chairman of BB Retail Capital that owns retail chains including Bras N Things and Lovisa, has acquired a large foothold in the owner of footwear […]

Sylvia Park fills a gap with farmers

Speculation over Sylvia Park’s next big retail lease has been rife since the country’s largest shopping centre announced its two-hectare Galleria expansion in June. Centre owner Kiwi Property finally broke […]

OrotonGroup enters administration

OrotonGroup Limited has entered administration after its strategic review process failed to secure a viable option for the company. Oroton stores will continue to trade while the company continues its […]

New CapitaLand JV to take over Rock Square

Guangzhou’s Rock Square shopping mall is being taken over by a JV formed by Singapore real-estate giant CapitaLand and CapitaLand Retail China Trust (CRCT). CRCT is the majority shareholder in […]

Retailers Pre-commit to New Brisbane Centre

Work has commenced on the new Skygate Home & Life centre at Brisbane Airport. Located adjacent to the existing DFO, the 9,260sqm large format retail centre has attracted pre-commitments from […]

The World’s Biggest Retail Chains

The largest US retail companies on the 2016 World’s Biggest Retail Chains List demonstrate the dominance of U.S. based retail chains both at home and abroad. For the first time […]

UK parent steps into salvage Topshop in Australia

Topshop and Topman have been salvaged in Australia, with Sir Philip Green and his UK-based Arcadia Group stepping in to take over the business. Administrators, Ferrier Hodgson, today made the announcement of […]

GBT Delivers Three Midwest Shopping Malls

GBT Realty Corp., a national shopping mall developer, completed three new retail centers located in the Midwest, adding more than 500,000 square feet to its portfolio. The developments are part of the […]

Melbourne centre gets $150m facelift, rebrand

Harbour Town Melbourne announced it will get a $150 million facelift and will be rebranded The District Docklands in coming months, with the name change accompanied by signing its first anchor tenant. […]

Narellan Town Centre unveils new look

Narellan Town Centre has officially opened in southwest Sydney, marking the completing of the $200 million redevelopment project. The refurb involved a major extension of the existing shopping centre on the […]

Retailers in for “hard slog”

Conditions are tough in the retail sector and it’s not likely to get better soon, according to economic advisory firm BIS Oxford Economics (BOE), who said a soft economy, weak […]

New retail precinct launches in Perth

Underground at Allendale Square, a new retail precinct in Perth’s CBD, has officially opened with the refurbished centre housing a host of new retailers. The launch marks the completion of […]

Kathmandu’s profit climbs on strong winter

Strong winter sales growth in Australia and New Zealand has boosted outdoor clothing retailer Kathmandu’s full-year profit by as much as 13.4 per cent. The adventure gear retailer expects net […]