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Chemist Warehouse opens first European store

27/10/2020

Australian pharmacy chain Chemist Warehouse has unveiled its first European store, opening an outlet in Blanchardstown, Ireland. Mario Tascone, the group’s director, said “We are thrilled to open the doors

Melbourne re-opens as first set of lockdown restrictions eased

19/10/2020

Melbourne re-opens, a little at least, as Premier Daniel Andrews announced the easing of some restrictions. From midnight last night hairdressers were able to open their doors, and outdoor home

Flight Centre closes 90 more shops

01/10/2020

Embattled travel retailer Flight Centre is closing approximately 90 further stores across Australia, prompted by the continued domestic and international travel bans put in place to stem the spread of

Mail Boxes Etc. opens 40th Aussie store

22/09/2020

Mail Boxes Etc. has opened its 40th outlet in Australia, and have five more sites set to open before the end of 2020. Clayton Treloar, MBE Australia CEO, said there has

Priceline stores found trading in fake product

21/09/2020

Pharmacy chain Priceline has suffered reputational fallout after fake beauty products were discovered to be sold from four of the group’s Sydney outlets. The chain has instituted a recall on

The Athlete’s Foot steps into activewear online

18/09/2020

The Athlete’s Foot has stepped into a new category, now stocking activewear and performance clothing on its website. The athletic and lifestyle footwear retailer will introduce items from 40 brands

Sneakerboy case: time is running out on rental regulations under Covid-19 Code

08/09/2020

The Sneakerboy case reveals the impact of Covid-19, the regard a court will have to it and the National Code of Conduct Retail and Commercial Leases and any State or Territory

Total Tools’ $57m acquisition confirmed

02/09/2020

Metcash has successfully acquired a 70 per cent stake in franchisor Total Tools Holdings for $57 million, a business that has boomed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The wholesale distributor, which

7-Eleven opens six stores in August

31/08/2020

Convenience chain 7-Eleven is on a roll opening six outlets across Victoria, NSW and Queensland in August. Braeden Lord, GM retail operations, said “Opening this number of stores while balancing additional safety requirements and

Metcash benefits from shop local trend

26/08/2020

Metcash says sales continue to benefit from the change in consumer behaviour since the advent of Covid-19. Chairman Robert Murray said consumers have been shopping more in their local neighbourhoods