David Jones


Accelerator program for fashion start-ups launched by Creative Enterprises Australia

1:54PM | Monday, 6 January 2014 |  Creative Enterprises Australia has announced an accelerator program for fashion start-ups, as an additional offering in its suite of creative start-up programs.

SpotJobs.com celebrates its first birthday

10:37PM | Wednesday, 30 October 2013 |  The online employment site has overcome the challenges of raising funds and building a team, and now has 250,000 registered users and sees more than 2.5 million page views a month.

THE NEWS WRAP: David Jones not discounting its strategy despite falling sales

5:19AM | Tuesday, 28 May 2013 |  David Jones has blamed unseasonably warm weather between January and April for unusually slow fashion sales.

Shoes of Prey joins David Jones to launch in-store sales booths

1:40PM | Friday, 25 January 2013 |  Shoes of Prey has taken a step towards the bricks-and-mortar world, teaming up with department store giant David Jones.

Five ways to get the most out of the Christmas spending rush

10:02PM | Tuesday, 16 October 2012 |  It’s already October, which means it’s time to start preparing for the festive season. Here are five things you should do to bring your business some extra Christmas cheer. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.

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.

THE NEWS WRAP: Cautious consumers the new normal, claims David Jones chief

6:12AM | Friday, 1 June 2012 |  Cautious consumers who would rather save than spend are the “new normal” for retailers, the CEO of David Jones has warned.

Six lessons to take from David Jones’ struggles

3:04PM | Thursday, 22 March 2012 |  David Jones’ net profit for the six months to the end of January fell 19.6% yet Oroton posted a 4% profit increase, suggesting start-ups can learn from both retailers, albeit for different reasons.

THE NEWS WRAP: David Jones unveils plan to tap in to rising online sales

3:08AM | Thursday, 22 March 2012 |  David Jones is to invest $160 million in the next two years in a desperate attempt to turn around its fortunes in the face of rising online sales.

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.