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.

Should I be afraid of turning away customers outside our target market?

2:51PM | Monday, 11 February 2013 |  A trip to Topshop in Melbourne shows why start-ups shouldn’t be afraid to turn away some customers.

Topshop opens its doors in Sydney: Five secrets to the retailer's success in Australia

10:06PM | Thursday, 4 October 2012 |  Here are five tips from Topshop about what makes it top dog when it comes to fast fashion.

Location key for retail start-ups amid foreign fashion wave

9:45PM | Wednesday, 5 September 2012 |  A retail expert says small independent retailers won’t be too badly hurt by the wave of global fast fashion retailers entering Australia.

Six in 10 Aussies feel they’ve been hit by GFC: Report

5:43PM | Tuesday, 15 May 2012 |  Almost 60% of Australians feel they have been personally affected by the global downturn, a new survey shows, but a retail expert says it’s important to put such surveys into context.

Canadian retail giant Point Zero looks to Australia – here are five of its strategy secrets

4:56PM | Tuesday, 3 April 2012 |  Another international retail giant is planning to set up shop in Australia with Canadian retailer Point Zero announcing plans to open its first Australian concept store at the end of this year.

Topshop Australia boss urges retailers to find “point of difference”

3:57PM | Thursday, 29 March 2012 |  Fashion retailer Hilton Seskin has clarified threats to drop brands that engage in constant discounting, saying his store Glue wants to focus instead on brands that build “long-term equity”.

Meet the retailer willing to dump discounting brands

3:22PM | Wednesday, 28 March 2012 |  The head of fashion retail chain Glue has warned brands engaging in constant discounting they may be barred from appearing in any of the company’s stores.

British fashion retailer Paul Smith sets up shop in Australia

11:35PM | Tuesday, 8 November 2011 |  British fashion retailer Paul Smith is to establish its first Australian store in Melbourne, as international chains continue to make their mark on the local market.

Topshop reportedly poised for Australian launch

7:25PM | Thursday, 14 July 2011 |  British fashion brand Topshop is understood to be preparing to open two Australian stores, one in Sydney and one in Melbourne.