"Luxury businesses are built on the back of the customer experience. Luxury 101."

The penalties were imposed for failing to issue pay slips and follow a compliance notice on back-pay.

After cancelling this year's event due to tough retail conditions, New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) organisers are considering prospects for the future.

Cue Clothing Co acquired a shareholding in the unisex brand in 2013.

Retailers are looking to rationalise store portfolios, impacting store-based teams and support staff in head offices.

A growing trend on TikTok and Instagram is pushing fashion brands to the edge.

City Chic issues trading halt amid divestment

It comes amid a proposed divestment of its Avenue business.

H&M promotes Laura Pietrantonio to AU/NZ marketing lead

Pietrantonio was head of PR and communications at H&M for the last 18 months.

Vicki Taylor’s luxury business bucks NZ market challenges

Taylor cites customer experience initiatives and her ongoing emerging designer program as keys to recent success.

Two AFL stars kick off own streetwear label

The unisex label launches with eight styles across three categories.

Will Australia tax fast fashion anytime soon?

RMIT professor Alice Payne sees France's fast fashion tax as a very progressive step.

Rodd & Gunn reopens experiential retail space

This follows the release of the fashion retailer's very first wine earlier this year.

Foot Locker signs new deal with Basketball Australia

It includes logo placements on-field and in-store meet and greets.

REVEALED: Australia's top marketers in fashion for 2024

From onboarding AI to drumming up unique marketing campaigns, these are the best marketers in fashion for 2024.

Labour market tightens as unemployment rate falls

The low unemployment follows a surge in population growth post-pandemic by over 700,000 people.

FibreTrace signs partnership with Target US

The partnership will mark 50,000 metric tons of raw cotton in the first year.

Fashion retailing drags down household spending boom

CBA senior economist Belinda Allen said the overall consumer environment remains soft.

Shein pop-up in Perth axed, updates to come

It would have been the global fashion business' seventh Australian pop-up store.

Super Retail Group names Judith Swales as new chair

Another director has also announced retirement from the board, effective June 29 this month.