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King Living launches showroom in Canada

King Living launches showroom in Canada

Australian furniture business King Living has opened its first showroom in Canada, continuing the brand’s global roll-out which has seen stores open in Shanghai, Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand. Located in a newly renovated 1000sqm heritage building in shopping district South Granville, Vancouver, the showroom will offer sofa designs, dining ranges, contemporary […]

Mophie’s new wireless pads will charge three Apple devices at once

Mophie’s new wireless pads will charge three Apple devices at once

Remember AirPower? The multi-device wireless charging pad was canceled by Apple in March 562 days after it was unveiled on September 12th, 2017. During that same event, Apple introduced the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X. AirPower was supposed to allow an iPhone, an Apple Watch and the AirPods wireless charging case to power up at the same time. […]

Starbucks India Speeding up store rollouts

Starbucks India plans to ramp up its store rollout. The global coffee chain opened 25 new stores in the last financial year and 30 new stores this year with local partner Tata Global Beverages – but plans to open a far greater number of new stores in the near future, […]

Coles claims former employee stole $1.9 million

Coles claims former employee stole $1.9 million

Coles is suing a former employee for allegedly stealing more than $1.9 million from the company. The supermarket claims that Aaron Baslangic, former head of strategic initiatives and B2B for Coles Online, submitted phoney invoices requesting payment to third parties, and in some cases faked the approval of his supervisor […]

Trade war, climate erode first-half Giordano sales

The China-US trade war and unseasonably warm winter have been blamed for Giordano sales falling 11 percent in the first half of the year. Profit for the Hong Kong-headquartered apparel retailer was impacted even more, dropping 36.6 percent to HK$161 million (US$20.5 million) on revenue of $2.542 billion ($324 million). […]

Kathmandu lifts same-store sales in FY19

Kathmandu lifts same-store sales in FY19

Kathmandu has reported a 2.7 percent year-on-year increase in same-store sales in Australia in FY19, and a 3.9 percent decline in same-store sales in New Zealand year on year. Overall, group same-store sales grew 0.6 percent year on year in FY19, the outdoor retailer said in a trading update on […]