The power of brave branding: Australian fashion start-up announced as a finalist for the World Retail Awards

7:02PM | Friday, 19 July 2013 |  Australian online fashion start-up Shoes of Prey has been named as a finalist in the World Retail Awards.

The News Wrap: Business says election uncertainty hurting jobs

7:23AM | Monday, 1 July 2013 |  Business leaders say uncertainty over when the next federal election will be called is sabotaging jobs and investment. Also, Myer is in a war of words with the Human Rights Commission and China says economic growth isn’t the only measure of success.

Hairhouse Warehouse set to offer franchisees Myer concession stores

8:17PM | Thursday, 23 August 2012 |  Hair salon franchise Hairhouse Warehouse will offer existing franchisees the opportunity to operate a concession store inside Myer, after entering into a partnership with the retail giant.

10 ways retailers can flourish

7:40PM | Thursday, 19 July 2012 |  It would be an understatement to say it’s been a bad year in retail. Just ask Fletcher Jones, GAME or Dick Smith. Thankfully, there are ways proactive retailers can see out this downturn. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Retailers warned not to follow department store discounts

12:50PM | Wednesday, 21 December 2011 |  Retailers need to look beyond discounting as part of their post-Christmas sales strategy, an expert says, as Myer and David Jones promise to go head to head with record Boxing Day sales.

Myer escalates battle with Style and Substance

10:31PM | Thursday, 20 October 2011 |  Myer threatened a start-up retailer with legal action if it publicly protested over the alleged copying of clothing designs, the business’ founder has claimed.

Retailers set to follow Myer’s free shipping lead

8:10PM | Tuesday, 2 August 2011 |  Retail giant Myer is now offering free shipping to online shoppers, with industry experts warning the move will set a precedent for other retailers to follow suit.

Myer faces legal battle over design reproduction claims

8:57PM | Monday, 1 August 2011 |  Myer has been accused of reproducing designs featured on a fashion start-up’s website, with two US designers set to launch legal action against the retail giant.

Myer and Big W eye plus-size expansion

7:16AM | Wednesday, 20 July 2011 |  Retail heavyweights Myer and Big W are expanding their clothing ranges for the plus-size market, suggesting there could be an opportunity for start-ups to do the same.

Myer introduces Botox as retailers ramp up service offering

6:07PM | Thursday, 30 June 2011 |  A retail expert says start-ups can imitate Myer and David Jones by incorporating services into their business models, providing the services tie in with their core offer.