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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 […]

The SumoSalad syndrome

There is no doubt that resentment felt toward the ‘negotiation’ of retail lease renewals by tenants has been simmering for a long period of time. But the hotplate has just […]

Sylvia Park shopping centre gets new additions

Kiwi Property has revealed its plans to expand the Sylvia Park shopping centre. Renovations include new department stores and 1500 extra carparks. The Sylvia Park centre has been the topic […]

Scentre confirms more major Westfield refurbs

Scentre Group’s full year net profit has jumped 10.4 per cent to $2.99 billion on the back of strong operational performance and revaluations. The company, which operates Westfield-branded centres in […]


The British Retail Consortium Retail Sales Monitor release for December 2016 shows that UK retail sales in this critical festive month grew by 1.7%; underpinned by like-for-like growth of 1.0%.

First Apple store opening in Korea

Apple Korea on Friday posted job openings for the first-ever Apple Store to be opened here, officially confirming reports of its launch.

Chinese investors nab McDonald’s majority

Fast food giant McDonald’s says it is selling a controlling stake in its China business to a group of investors led by state-owned Chinese conglomerate Citic in a deal worth up […]

Retail spending rises in November

National retail spending saw 3.27 per cent growth year-on-year in November (seasonally adjusted), according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) trade figures released yesterday.

Metcash completes Home Timber sale

Woolworths has completed the sale of its profitable Home Timber and Hardware franchise as part of its $1.5 billion exit from the home improvement sector.

Oroton’s bumper profit growth

Handbag and accessories retailer Oroton hopes to attract younger customers with new luxury designs and revamped stores, amid stiff competition from Michael Kors and Mimco. Oroton said the first seven […]

The Pines unveils retail refurb

Stockland has unveiled a major retail refresh of The Pines Shopping Centre in Melbourne, including the first transformation of a Target to Kmart store in VIC.