Myer is aiming to acquire Premier's five apparel brands - Just Jeans, Portmans, Dotti, Jay Jays and Jacqui E.

ASIC expects the number of companies entering external administration for FY24 to exceed 10,000.

“It is the result of almost two years’ collective work," founder Camilla Franks said.

Fashion sales have fallen by $33 million from May 2023 to May 2024, with department stores falling near the same amount.

“AI is not a set and forget technology,” Bartier Perry commercial partner Rebecca Hegarty said.

Secured creditors is estimated to make up $29.1 million.

Strand’s standalone brand Nere scores $95m boom

It follows a UK expansion and the opening of its first-ever store.

“Long cold winter”: NZ retail sales tumble in June

Fashion sales were down 0.8 per cent, following overall market trends.

Oroton teams up with July to launch limited range

The range is limited to around 100 pieces.

Rebecca Vallance opens doors in Rosebery Engine Yards

It will house an archival offering alongside bridalwear.

Cettire adds long-running investment banker to board

Jon Gidney holds more than 30 years of experience as an investment banker.

Treasury launches probe into foreign acquisitions

Billabong's takeover by Boardriders in 2018 is named as one possible deal the Treasury is investigating.

Spanx scores Australian-first retail concept at David Jones

It adds to the brand's growing online penetration across Australia.

Bonds’ parent company signs on new director

HanesBrands employs 48,000 associates in approximately 30 countries. 

Australia’s slow fashion market nears $2 billion

But this is just over a tenth of the overall market, with fast fashion further ahead.

NSW pushes 24-hour ANZAC Day trading ban

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) refuses to support the extension on trading restrictions.

Job churning rate falls for first time in three years

Retail trade is third in line when it comes to both new entrants and shifting workers combined.

“Distressing”: NZ retailer reports 50% jump in physical assaults

"Our team is being threatened and hurt in broad daylight," Woolworths New Zealand’s director of stores Jason Stockill said.

Victorian babywear retailer in court over unpaid wages

It is alleged the babywear business refused to calculate and back-pay a worker's entitlements.