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Slow and Steady wins the race...

Far from being scared of the myriad of global retail giants setting up shop in Australia, as a retail industry with a proud history, we need to take off our blinkers, and take a good honest look in the mirror in the cold harsh light of day. We won’t lose market share because of their arrival, we will however lose it if the local product offer and customer service is second rate. Read more...

Real outcomes require Real partnerships

Every retailer, who opens their doors to sell apparel to the public, has a real responsibility to ensure the garments they sell, have been ethically sourced, and their suppliers are maintaining acceptable standards of environmental accountability. Read more...

PVH

PVH, is a global organization, with approximate earnings of $8.2 billion in 2013, and a stable of high profile brands, which includes retail giants, Calvin Klein, and Tommy Hilfiger.
With operations spanning the globe, it is no surprise that Bill McRaith, Head of Supply Chain at PVH,is an expert in global sourcing, and a few months ago I was lucky enough to attend a speech he gave in Las Vegas. In an industry that is desperately in need of true role models, PVH is a leading light. Read more...