Two High Street titans look like they are travelling different paths, but watch out for trouble in 2017.
From women in the kitchen to Santa’s huge ego, Christmas ads are still ridden with conservative gender messaging.
A mix of economic unease and fears of the growth of online shopping is pushing retailers to offer ever-steeper discounts, but there's a better strategy to make it through the holidays in the black.
The expensive things we buy say a lot about our identity, the way we think, and how we feel.
While other industries stride ahead with 3D printing, clothing still has a few hurdles to overcome.
Five tips on how to spend in a way that contributes to social movements this Christmas.
More supermarkets are starting to stock "phantom brands"- private label products without any reference to the business' brand or logo.
South Africa's concentrated formal supermarket industry stands as an obstacle against economic transformation and competitive pricing for consumers.
It's a tough time to be a retailer in Australia, but there are some retailers that have found the formula for success.
Some of the bigger grocery retailers are moving away from convenience stores because of increased costs, difficulties reading the market and cannibalisation.
The RBA has revised regulations on how much merchants can charge for using a credit or debit card which might make the practise more common.
Will MPs make an example of the BHS owners or create a moral hazard that dents welfare reforms?
If you can't really tell the difference between Target and Kmart, you're not alone.
Fears from retailers that shoppers will curtail purchases is generally unfounded - but not for a few categories.
You're no mug right? Think again. We all get fooled by anchoring, and probably use it ourselves as well.
Previous attempts to revitalise one of Britain's best-known retail brands have gone awry. Has the rot gone too far this time?
Woolworths' move to rebrand its private labels may lead to no points of difference for customers between supermarket products except price, where Aldi is strongest.
Putting the purchasing public at the heart of your business is getting harder and harder as technology drives ever more interaction.
The big supermarkets, Woolworths and Coles, will need to think of new strategies to compete with new chains such as Aldi which continue to steal market share.
Shareholders should be worried about how much it's costing Woolworths to run its business.