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Five growing businesses to watch in 2015

Which home-grown business success stories will make the headlines in 2015? by Broede Carmody

Louis Vuitton sticks by collapsed gourmet retailer Jones the Grocer

The private equity owner of Jones the Grocer says it continues to see “strong potential” in the collapsed gourmet retailer. by Eloise Keating

Lovisa jewellery chain sparkles on ASX debut

Jewellery chain Lovisa hit the sharemarket yesterday with a sparkling debut on the ASX, ringing in the new year with a 7.5% jump in its share price. by Kirsten Robb

Menswear fashion retailer Man to Man collapses

Menswear retail chain Man to Man has collapsed into voluntary administration, putting the future of 82 stores in doubt a week before Christmas. by Eloise Keating

Menswear fashion retailer Man to Man collapses

Menswear retail chain Man to Man has collapsed into voluntary administration, putting the future of 82 stores in doubt a week before Christmas. by Eloise Keating

Big retailers missing out in “patchy” Christmas while online triumphs

It’s shaping up to be a patchy Christmas for retailers with many big retailers set to miss out due to poor product selection and the ongoing growth of online retail. by Cara Waters

Court hears Myer liar went home to get “proof” of his qualifications and never returned to his job

The Myer executive fired over his misleading CV told Myer’s CFO he would go home to get “proof” of his qualifications on his first day on the job but never returned. by Eloise Keating

A weak tail wind to temper Australia’s strong growth in 2015

The Australian economy will face the challenges of a depleted mining boom and decimated auto sector in 2015. by Kevin Moore

Are Boxing Day sales still relevant for retailers?

Australia’s major retail outlets could once again bring forward their end-of-year sales in a bid to shift clearance stock and capitalise on the Christmas spending bonanza. by Broede Carmody

Bicycle wholesalers under fire from ACCC over resale price maintenance claims

Two wholesalers of cycling accessories have entered into separate court enforceable undertakings with the ACCC, after admitting they engaged in resale price maintenance. by Eloise Keating

“I put my house on the line”: How Stephen Jones assembled million-dollar retailer marketplace Furniture Exchange

In little over a year, Stephen Jones has grown his company, Furniture Exchange, into a $1 million business. by Eloise Keating

Is Michael Klim looking to dive into a strategic partnership for Milk & Co?

A strategic partnership with a larger company could prove to be a gold-medal winning formula for Milk & Co, the skincare brand founded by Olympian Michael Klim and his wife Lindy. by Eloise Keating

Solomon Lew says he’ll find a way to dodge GST

Billionaire retail magnate Solomon Lew has said he will try and find a way to sidestep charging GST on his products. by Kirsten Robb

Cold Rock Ice Creamery makes bid for Pie Face

Franchised Food Company chief executive Stan Gordon has put his hand up to buy collapsed retailer Pie Face but he says administrators Jirsch Sutherland have not followed up on his offer. by Eloise Keating

Want to start up a retail business? Learn from one of the best

Paul Greenberg is a pioneer of online retail in Australia. In this interview, he gives us his insights on where e-commerce is heading. by Fi Bendall

Online retailer Shoes of Prey turns to bricks and mortar after scoring $6.5 million in funding

Online retailer Shoes of Prey secured $US5.5 million ($6.5 million) in venture capital this morning to fund its bricks and mortar expansion. by Cara Waters

Mountfords Shoes up for sale after 40 years: Is it a good time to be selling your business?

The owner of Melbourne shoe retailer Mountfords Shoes is seeking a new owner for his 11-store strong retail business. by Eloise Keating

Seafolly owner: Why I’m selling up to Louis Vuitton in “emotional” deal

Seafolly is hoping to make a bigger splash in international markets, after its founders sold a majority stake in the company to L Capital Asia. by Eloise Keating

Just COS: H&M’s sister opens as Aussie appetite for overseas fashion brands continues

Scandinavian brand COS opened its flagship store on Friday to long lines in Melbourne. by Kirsten Robb

Pie Face under attack as disgruntled builder sues US arm over unpaid bills and receivers appointed

The US arm of Pie Face could be in for a costly legal battle, with a New York-based building company initiating legal action against the company. by Eloise Keating
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