Over half of Australia’s online apparel dollars spent locally
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Over half of Australia’s online apparel dollars spent locally

According to Roy Morgan Research since 2015, over half of the estimated $2.4billion Australians aged 14 years and over spent on buying apparel online, were spent locally. Over 56% shopped on Australian online stores to buy both men and women’s apparel, totalling $1.3million in online local sales. This statistic may come as a welcome surprise to Australian retailers struggling to compete with … Continue reading

Are holiday sales slumps finally improving for fashion retailers?
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Are holiday sales slumps finally improving for fashion retailers?

The Australian Retail Index,  powered by leading audit, tax and advisory firm BDO, reported that the fashion sector performed best in the recent Easter retail sales slump. Compared to previous drops of up to 10%, the index reported an improved 1.28% drop in pre-Easter 2015 sales, making it the lowest drop fashion retailers have seen in four years. Unfortunately, these encouraging statistics were not consistent across … Continue reading

WATSON X WATSON: “If you don’t specifically position yourself in the market, the market will position you”
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WATSON X WATSON: “If you don’t specifically position yourself in the market, the market will position you”

Creating a sell-out collection and running a successful business concurrently is a daunting prospect for anyone, let alone a young emerging designer. But for many start-up fashion businesses, there is very little industry support which can make it a tricky path to navigate. In light of this, the Fashion Exposed Business Seminars have enlisted an … Continue reading