Brian Walker


UK fast fashion chain Miss Selfridge Australia-bound, report suggests

3:24PM | Wednesday, 6 March 2013 |  Small retailers have no choice but to emulate the fast turnaround times of the major chains, says an industry expert, amid rumours UK fast fashion chain Miss Selfridge is coming to Australia.

Tourism industry booms with Chinese New Year celebrations

2:28PM | Monday, 11 February 2013 |  The Australian tourism industry, hotel and luxury retail sectors have all benefited from Chinese New Year festivals.

Woolworths sells Dick Smith for a bargain basement price

9:32PM | Thursday, 27 September 2012 |  Woolworths has offloaded non-core retail chain Dick Smith to a private equity firm.

Dads, don't get too excited about Father's Day – spending is flat

8:53PM | Friday, 31 August 2012 |  Retail experts are predicting subdued spending for Father's Day, but cafes and restaurants might get a boost.

UK retail site set for Australian launch

8:57PM | Wednesday, 17 August 2011 |  British online fashion retailer will launch a dedicated Australian website at the end of September, suggesting local fashion start-ups could be up against some stiff competition.