Is the future of the Department store doomed? Is the future of the Department store doomed? Posted in Blog, on September 20, 2012 “The end of the Department Store as we know it.” Myer and David Jones Good bye!!! “………Reducing property costs is obviously crucial when you are fighting, like Paul Zahra and Bernie Brookes” for survival. “But is it ... 0 Footing the Bill for Public Private Partnerships Posted in Blog, on August 16, 2012 On the 15th August 2012 published an article with the above heading. It started a discussion on the topic of PPP’s with some very interesting comments. This is my contribution to the discussion: PPP& ... 3 Exciting times in Retail Posted in Blog, on July 25, 2012 We are experiencing exciting times in Retail! In Sydney and in Melbourne we are seeing massive vacancies in Retail Shopping strips like Oxford Street – Paddington and Bridge Road – Richmond. Vacancies up to 22% have be ... 4 International Observations International Observations Posted in Blog, on March 7, 2012 I have just undertaken a short trip visiting Los Angeles, New York and Helsinki along with the Retail Zones at airports in Melbourne, Los Angeles, New York, Helsinki, Singapore and Adelaide. Need-less-to-say the retail experiences ... 0 Woolworths hits the headlines Posted in Blog, on November 3, 2011 Today’s headlines feature two Woolworth’s businesses with reports that make me wonder if this great Australian retailing icon is possibly in danger of becoming out of touch with what consumers really want. These issues ... 5 Breaking the Rules of Retail Posted in Blog, on September 2, 2011 I refer you to a retail blog by Jon Bird of Ideaworks posted on 8 August 2011 of the above title. Refer I agree whole heartily with the sentiments of this blog. There is nothing more frustrating than an indiv ... 0