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Chatime Australia CEO talks expansion into US and New Zealand

Inside Retail

Taiwanese bubble tea franchise Chatime is embarking on a period of rapid global growth, forecasting 30 new stores to be launched annually for the next three years in Australia alone. The plan, according to Chatime Australia chief executive Carlos Antonius, is to hit 250 stores by 2025.

Selfridges opens biggest Christmas Shop to date

Retail Focus

Selfridges has launched its biggest Christmas shop in a dedicated new destination on the fourth floor of the Oxford Street Store.


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Nestlé Confectionery reveals Quality Street and KitKat sustainable pack innovations

Talking Retail

Nestlé Confectionery has announced sustainable packaging innovations for two of its best-loved brands – Quality Street and KitKat. In a category first, Quality Street will move to recyclable paper packaging for its twist-wrapped sweets.


Wood Paneling: 2023 Great Design Trends For Walls and Ceilings

Elmwood Timber

Wood paneling has officially made a comeback! When creating accent walls with durable, high-quality wall coverings, many people choose to use wall paneling in their homes, business or office space.

Sustainability at Retail

As part of a global Sustainability at Retail initiative, Shop! worked collaboratively with its global affiliates to address critical environmental issues, outlined in this white paper.

Allbirds to Partner with REI


Allbirds (San Francisco) is partnering with REI (Kent, Wash.) to sell select shoes and products through 41 REI locations and on the retailer’s website, Retail Dive reports.

Aldi faces $10m underpayment bill after court ruling

Inside Retail

Aldi distribution centre (DC) workers across Australia will receive up to $10 million in underpayments following a Federal Court decision that found that designated “pre-work” tasks should be remunerated.

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Mars Wrigley unveils 2022 Christmas portfolio

Talking Retail

Mars Wrigley has pulled out all the stops with its chocolate selection this Christmas.

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The Climate Economy Is About to Explode

Robinson Meyer

Sign up for The Weekly Planet, Robinson Meyer’s newsletter about living through climate change, here. Late last month, analysts at the investment bank Credit Suisse published a research note about America’s new climate law that went nearly unnoticed.

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Disruptive Retail: Smart Delivery Robots

Gustie Creative

A new type of food delivery service has landed in local restaurants, and it is not the Uber Eats or DoorDash that may come to mind. Ah, this new type of restaurant delivery service is sleek and efficient, plays music and changes facial expressions as it glides [.].

Harvey Norman to be sued over ‘misleading’ interest-free deals

Inside Retail

Retail giant Havey Norman, and credit provider Latitude, are being sued by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) for allegedly misleading consumers on interest-free finance deals. .

size? to debut its new store design concept at Liverpool ONE

Retail Focus

Grosvenor has announced that exclusive footwear and apparel supplier, size?, has chosen Liverpool ONE to debut its new store design concept. is the third JD Group retailer to sign at the destination, joining the recently opened Tessuti global flagship, and JD Sports.

Trade body fears unintended consequence of vaping regulation

Talking Retail

Proposals to ban the promotion of vaping products in Scotland’s shops have failed to secure majority support in a Scottish government consultation.

VMSD Announces its 2022 VMSD/Peter Glen Retailer of the Year: Dick’s Sporting Goods


VMSD magazine has named Dick’s Sporting Goods (Coraopolis, Pa.) as the 2022 recipient of its VMSD /Peter Glen Retailer of the Year Award.

Co-op, Next, Boots, No7: Retail giants win big at inaugural menopause awards

Retail Times

No7, Boots, Co-op and Next are among the winners at the inaugural GenM Awards. A world first, the awards aim to celebrate the brands leading change for the menopausal staff as well as consumers, and were launched by GenM – the menopause partner for over 60 brands. Awards Services Time GenM Awards

ACCC to conduct ‘internet sweeps’ targeting greenwashing

Inside Retail

‘Internet sweeps’ have been organised by the ACCC (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission) to identify companies making environmental and sustainability claims they cannot back up – also termed ‘greenwashing’ – and platforms publishing misleading reviews.

MINISO to open at Metrocentre Gateshead

Retail Focus

MINISO is a design-led lifestyle retail store for all the family, offering a full range of high-quality and innovative products including toys, tech, stationery, accessories, homeware, food, health and beauty – all for great value.

Mondel?z introduces recycled plastic packs for Cadbury Dairy Milk

Talking Retail

Mondelēz International has announced that its Cadbury Dairy Milk and Cadbury Mini Snowballs 110g sharing bars, which are made in Bournville and sold in the UK and Ireland, are now wrapped in packaging with 30% recycled plastic.


NRF Statement on Organized Retail Crime Legislation


(PRESS RELEASE) WASHINGTON — The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from Senior Vice President of Government Relations David French regarding the Senate introduction of the Combating Organized Retail Crime Act of 2022. “We

Lidl GB today commits to selling 100% RSPCA Assured free range eggs by the end of 2024

Retail Times

Lidl GB today commits to selling 100% free range eggs by the end of 2024, reinforcing its commitment to the welfare and conditions in which hens are housed. Retail News Retailer News Lidl


Why Premier Retail is well-positioned for further acquisition opportunities

Inside Retail

Premier Retail is always amongst the stragglers reporting financial results at the half and full financial year marks.

Ted Baker signs at Merry Hill

Retail Focus

Sovereign Centros has announced the signing of Ted Baker, the global lifestyle brand, at Merry Hill, one of the top 10 retail and leisure destinations in the UK. Set to open later this year, the signing of Ted Baker takes Merry Hill to almost 140,000 sq ft of new or enhanced space in 2022.

Nisa announces £5m investment to cut price of Co-op own-label to retailers

Talking Retail

Incoming Nisa boss Peter Batt has announced a £5m investment in cutting the price of own-brand products to the symbol group’s members amid ongoing retailer concern about the cost of goods.


Targetti’s Fortyeight Range


Targetti’s Fortyeight Range. Need a flexible option? These lights can be mounted on walls, recessed or suspended. It doesn’t get much more versatile than the Fortyeight Range. These strip and spotlights can be mounted on ceilings or walls, suspended or recessed.

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America Is in the Middle of a Mini–Golden Age of Climate Policy

Robinson Meyer

What if the Senate passed an international climate treaty—a pact so powerful that it could avert nearly 1 degree Fahrenheit of global warming—and nobody noticed? That’s more or less what happened a week ago.

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Between the Flags reopens in Bondi Pavilion

Inside Retail

Australian surfwear brand Between the Flags has re-opened its concept store in the newly renovated $48 million Bondi Pavilion. The new store features retro light fixtures, natural light and floors mimicking Bondi’s white sand beach with yellow and red colourways.

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iFLY selects The O2 for London debut

Retail Focus

Waterfront Limited Partnership, a joint venture between AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners, who own and operate Icon Outlet and the Entertainment District at The O 2 , has announced iFLY , the indoor skydiving experience, is set to open at The O 2 mid-December 2022, in what will be the company’s first London location.

New Poundland convenience store for east London

Talking Retail

Poundland is putting the finishing touches to its new Poundland Local store in Whitechapel, east London. The new store opens on Saturday 1 October. It is the latest Poundland Local store in a pilot scheme designed to bring convenience shopping to neighbourhoods not currently served by Poundland.

Silvestria California President Thomas Reistetter Dies


(PRESS RELEASE) LOS ANGELES — It is with heavy hearts that we share the unexpected passing of our esteemed colleague, treasured friend & President/Design Principal Thomas Reistetter.

Wunderkind’s data reveals Back to School boosts online retail revenues

Retail Times

The latest data from Wunderkind, the leading performance marketing engine, shows thatthe Back To School shopping season gave UK online retailers a much-needed boost in September. A welcome respite from the ongoing cost of living crisis which is continuing to put pressure on UK household budgets.

Under a cloud of belt-tightening, Paris Fashion Week struts on

Inside Retail

Celebrities and international crowds have descended on the French capital, marking the fashion industry’s sweeping return as it rides a post-pandemic spending frenzy.

Are you ready for peak season 2022?

Retail Focus

It’s fair to say the world of e-Commerce has changed drastically in recent years. Of course, the Covid-19 outbreak had a huge impact on online sales, which rose to a record high 33.9% of all retail spending when the pandemic was at its peak in 2020.

Aunt Bessie’s support visually impaired shoppers with on pack technology

Talking Retail

In a first within the frozen category, Aunt Bessie’s has introduced NaviLens technology to the packaging of two of its biggest selling SKUs, as it partners with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to support visually impaired shoppers.


Silvestri California President Thomas Reistetter Dies


(PRESS RELEASE) LOS ANGELES — It is with heavy hearts that we share the unexpected passing of our esteemed colleague, treasured friend & President/Design Principal Thomas Reistetter.

Everything-as-a-Service: It’s time to unite software and devices under the same model


Link to the Fast Company Article. The post Everything-as-a-Service: It’s time to unite software and devices under the same model appeared first on Theatro. News Retail As A Service Employee Engagement Engagement Experience Productivity Satisfaction

Hermes opens a luxury Sydney gym like no other

Inside Retail

Hermes will launch HermesFit, a temporary workout venue, in Sydney on the 14th and 16th of next month at The Hordern Pavilion. The HermesFit pop-up will be styled in the house’s recognisable orange, with graphic motifs adorning the walls.

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Maserati unveils its world’s first new store concept

Retail Focus

Maserati is pleased to unveil its new global retail store concept, debuting with the opening of a new space in the heart of Milan’s historic and elegant Magenta district.