Spinning off Coles is a great example of how good Wesfarmers is at entering and exiting markets.
It's not just about Brexit. Unilever's decision makes good business sense, too.
Old retail might be dying in the West, but it's been given new life in China.
Coles plans to compete with competitors by moving away from low prices to a focus on other attributes, such as sustainability, local produce and community.
Business leaders some sectors are feeling less positive about the year ahead because consumers are spending less, according to our analysis of the outlook of leaders of Australia’s ASX 200 companies.
What is lacking is Myer's heritage, and the need for this to be carefully reframed and updated for the present day.
Ingvar Kamprad's Ikea revolutionised retail by popularising flat-pack furniture and building maze-like stores.
People who see themselves as conscientious consumers often buy items made by companies that violate their values because it's hard to keep that information in mind.
As businesses' branded mobile apps become more common and popular, how are they affecting shoppers' buying habits?
The idea of pop-up shops has been around for ages, but now even established high-street retailers are being forced to buy in.
The fact that Westfield's founders are moving out of physical store development to invest in innovative retail technology shows what's to come in Australian retail.
Retailers are banking on some of our behavioural and emotional traits to get us to sign up to subscription boxes.
With the retail industry struggling, the need to lure people into spending has never been greater.
A retail scholar explains what drives consumers to behave badly on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Holiday retail sales may boom this year – and the lion's share will not be online purchases. Yet brick-and-mortar retail stores are facing heavy internet competition.
They engage with your senses and subconscious.
Will the rest of the world catch up with a trend which encourages gift buying for yourself?
New stores based on the business of personal shoppers for Chinese clients are capitalising on the country's emerging middle class.
Johannesburg's central business district is developing into a major cross border shopping hub, servicing the broader sub-Saharan region and has a potential to grow even further.
High streets are being taken over in a battle between specialty cafés and the