Topic archives: retail industry

Retail woes? Myer could learn a lot from Kmart

Retail woes? Myer could learn a lot from Kmart

September 13, 2013 4

Myer is moaning about the tough times in retail, but Kmart has managed to do well in tough times. Take note, Bernie Brookes -- the comparison is stark.

As High St dies, it’s time to build a new main street

As High St dies, it’s time to build a new main street

January 15, 2013 18

Downtown is dying, in America and and now in the UK with news of the collapse of retailers Jessops and HMV. Crikey's man-at-large writes from London on why it's time to rethink our city planning.

Not lovin’ it: Maccas global sales slump

Not lovin’ it: Maccas global sales slump

November 9, 2012 2

It is news to savour by those worried about obesity or with good taste. McDonald's has gone backwards in sales for the first time in nine years.