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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 […]

South African retailers marching to our shores

South African-based brands are the latest wave of offshore retailers eyeing Australia as an expansion market, attracted by its proximity, similar climate, matching seasons and consumer outlook. Woolworths Holdings led […]

Harris Scarfe bullish on east-coast apparel

Harris Scarfe’s general manager of marketing, Simon Burrett, believes his company will succeed where other department stores have struggled, after announcing that its latest east-coast store in Top Ryde Sydney […]

Disappointing profit numbers for Fast Retailing

Fast Retailing’s turnover grew 8.9 % to 460.5 billion yen (3.5 billion euro), about 100 million euro better than analysts’ expectations. However, it was not all good news: net profit dropped […]

Administrators drop Topshops

More than half Australia’s Topshop and Topman stores have closed and 370 jobs have been axed as administrators continue to restructure the struggling fashion retailer. Administrator Ferrier Hodgson on Friday […]

Hong Kong retail expansion ahead, says JLL

Many Hong Kong retailers plan to open more stores next year, a new JLL survey shows. The realty consultancy firm found that 62 per cent of overseas and local retailers […]

Expansion on again for Thailand’s big retailers

Following a pause because of unfavourable economic conditions this year, Thailand’s big retailers are resuming their expansion plans with developments taking on a fresh approach. Confidence has been rising after […]

H&M announces two more locations

Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is continuing its foray into Queensland, today announcing it will launch stores at Stockland Townsville and Stockland Rockhampton. Both stores are set to open later […]

Two Aussies in top five APAC retailers

Woolworths and Wesfarmers have made it to the top five of Asia Pacific retailers, according to Euromonitor’s latest report. Based on its retailing data, the market research firm ranks the […]

Aussie fuel retailer to take over Gull NZ

Fuel retailer Caltex Australia has won regulatory approval to expand across the Tasman and buy Gull New Zealand in a roughly $325 million deal. Caltex on Monday said it anticipates the takeover […]