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Major retail chains yield to consumer pressure over facial scans

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A list of major retail chains that have confirmed they do not scan the faces of customers and use facial recognition technology has been published by consumer advocacy group Choice. ” The post Major retail chains yield to consumer pressure over facial scans appeared first on Inside Retail.

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Former Steinhoff leader found dead after massive fine levied

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In Australia and New Zealand it owned the Fantastic Furniture and Freedom retail chains. Steinhoff revealed holes in its accounts in December 2017, the first sign of an accounting fraud that led to the near-collapse of the retailer, Reuters reported. It was officially liquidated in October last year.

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Retail Food Group to acquire Beefy’s Pies for $10 million

Inside Retail

Beefy’s Pies may soon be available for franchising after an agreement was reached for the retail chain’s acquisition by listed cafe operator Retail Food Group (RFG) for $10 million.

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The key to better boards? More women with hands-on retail experience

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A 2016 survey by the National Retail Association found 40 per cent of full-time managers in the industry across Australia were female with around 1700 in CEO or managing director roles.

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US brand Nautical Bowls primed for Australian launch

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Nautical Bowls, an acai bowl retail chain founded in the US, is heading to our shores. The first three stores will open across the country in December. The initial stores in West Village in West End, Brisbane, the Q Super Centre, Gold Coast and Hillary’s Boat Harbour, Perth, will be company-owned.

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What Rite Aid’s collapse reveals about the challenges of pharmacy retail

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Since filing for bankruptcy last week, pharmaceutical retail chain Rite Aid has received interim approval to access up to US$3.45 The fall of the pharmaceutical retail chain Rite Aid isn’t the only pharmaceutical retailer in the US that is facing financial challenges.

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CEOs exit: The Reject Shop, Best & Less leaders step down

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The CEOs of two discount retail chains — The Reject Shop and Best & Less Group — have stepped down with immediate effect today citing personal reasons.

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