Debenhams opens its first store in Australia

Debenhams opens its first store in Australia   The store’s small-format layout – across two storeys and 3600sqm – is the first of its kind for Debenhams and is a notable shift away from the traditional department store format in Australia. David Smith, Debenhams’ Managing Director, International, said:“International expansion in key markets is a strategic […]

AUSTRALIA: Kmart opened its doors to Lakelands south of Perth

AUSTRALIA: Kmart opened its doors to Lakelands south of Perth   Perth, Australia, 2017-Jul-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Australia’s favourite retailer officially opened its doors to Lakelands south of Perth on Wednesday 21 June at 8:00 am. The 5,295 m2 store showcases Kmart’s new store layout that is being rolled out nationally, in a commitment […]

AUSTRALIA: Coles opens its milestone 800th supermarket at Epping North

AUSTRALIA: Coles opens its milestone 800th supermarket at Epping North   Perth, Australia, 2017-Jun-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coles has created 115 new local jobs at Epping North with the unveiling of its milestone 800th supermarket at Aurora Village on Wednesday, 21 June. Epping North was selected as the location for the milestone 800th supermarket […]

Australian Retailers Association: Retailers conducting business in Australia should pay their tax just like Australian retailers currently do

Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) strongly supports the Government in closing the Low Value Threshold (LVT) loophole for the purchase of offshore tangible goods under $1000. Russell Zimmerman, Executive Director of the ARA said they have been working with the Federal and State Governments to reduce […]

Sigma partners with Fred IT Group to deliver next generation retail platform to support over 700 pharmacies across Australia

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA, 2016-Nov-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sigma Pharmaceuticals today ( 24 November 2016) announced Australia’s largest pharmacy IT partnership with the Fred IT Group to deliver Sigma’s next generation retail platform that will support over 700 pharmacies across Australia. The new platform is a single cloud based technology solution to underpin Sigma’s broader technology […]

Alibaba Cloud announces the opening of four new data centers in the Middle East, Europe, Australia and Japan

New facilities in the Middle East, Europe, Australia and Japan will provide comprehensive cloud service offerings, enabling business innovation globally Hangzhou, China, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today (November 21, 2016) announced the opening of four new data centers by the end of 2016 in the Middle […]

Debenhams announces international expansion with plans to open stores in Australia and Gibraltar

Debenhams announces international expansion with plans to open stores in Australia and Gibraltar   London, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Debenhams is to extend its international store network with new sites in Australia and Gibraltar in the pipeline. The Australian store, the first in the Southern Hemisphere, is planned to open in the prestigious St […]

Coles Supermarkets in Australia adds NCR RealPOS XR8 at its future POS terminals

SYDNEY, Australia, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced that Coles Supermarkets, one of Australia’s largest supermarket retailers, has chosen to improve customer checkout experiences and operational efficiency by adding NCR RealPOS XR8 as its future POS terminals. Coles plans to upgrade more than 4,000 POS units […]

John Lewis to open shop-in-shops within six branches of Myer in Australia

LONDON, 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has today announced it will have a physical presence in Australia for the first time by opening shop-in-shops within six branches of leading Australian department store Myer. The first shop-in-shop will open before Christmas 2016 in Myer’s newly refurbished Warringah store in the outskirts of Sydney. This […]

Retail Product Search And Store Locator iPhone app Now Available Through Lasoo

Lasoo.com.au has launched its pre-shopping iPhone app, allowing users of the popular phone to search across catalogues, products, retailers and brands from leading retailers while they’re out and about. The app brings the full search and browse functionality of the Lasoo.com.au website directly to the iPhone. Using the iPhone’s integrated GPS functionality, users can search across […]