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Retail Brand Theatre – Buenos Aires beautiful bookstore

Brand theatre proves the perfect differentiator for this Buenos Aires retailer. Found in the Barrio Norte neighborhood of Buenos Aires is this stunning bookshop called El Ateneo Grand Splendid. The bookshop is the latest incarnation of the Grand Splendid Theater, which was built in 1919.…

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David Jones – One Name: Endless Possibilities

Department store giant David Jones unveils new Spring/Summer 2016 collections and new brand promise. Department store giant David Jones has launched their new Spring/Summer 2016 collections, along with a new brand promise ‘One Name: Endless Possibilities’. The new campaign was launched over the weekend, with…

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Maria Grazia Chiuri – The First Woman to Lead the Iconic French Brand Dior

Dior appoints Maria Grazia Chiuri as their first ever female creative director.  With an impressive portfolio, Maria was first snatched from label Fendi by Valentino and just recently has made her debut as creative director for Dior – the first ever female to run the fashion…

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New York Times Fashion Photographer Bill Cunningham Dies – A Pioneer Who Left Behind a Legacy

The ‘most important’ fashion photographer in the world. Bill Cunningham has passed away at age 87. A sad time for the fashion industry.  Bill Cunningham is regarded as one of the most important fashion photographers who ever lived. He began working as a hat maker and…

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4 Basic Rules for Brand Survival

4 Basic rules the top brands are using to ensure brand survival Branding is one of the key areas a business should focus on in order to differentiate themselves within a crowded market. Brands that we have grown to love, would not have had such an immense…

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The Power of Australian Made Products in the Chinese Market

Australian business ‘Green and Clean’ sells bottled Australian air to China The Chinese markets growing demand for all things Australian continues to boom, from iron ore, to real estate, to baby formula and now Australian air. With China’s emerging middle class becoming increasingly worried about…

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UberEATS Arrives in Melbourne

UberEATS arrives in Melbourne, helping restaurants reach more consumers, but can the ‘market place’ app bring more harm than good? Melbourne recently became the first city in Australia to gain access to Uber’s diversification into food delivery services, UberEATS. UberEATS joins a highly competitive market…

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Fashion Labels Are Forgetting the Importance of their Brand Essence

Calvin Klein founder discusses how current practices within the fashion industry are not good for the long-run The power of a brand essence has diminished over time within the fashion world. In the past, iconic fashion labels have endeavoured to ensure all touch points within the market…

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As Major Retailers Adapt to New Consumer Demands – Ikea is Quick to Follow

From DIY home solutions and affordable furniture, to fashion and bicycles – IKEA has a plan to expand globally and meet the demands of the modern consumer. As the retail environment is ever-changing and adapting to new consumer needs, IKEA has been quick to recognise the…

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11 x World Surfing Champion – A Closer Look into the Life of Kelly Slater

A true surfing legend – a snap of myself with Kelly Slater at the 2016 Rip Curl Pro. I was lucky enough to meet Kelly Slater over the long weekend at the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach, and it’s fair to say I am a pretty…

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From Humble Beginnings, to a Multi-Million Dollar Business – Ecostore Provide Consumers With An Alternative

A brand bringing you eco-friendly cleaning products – and award winning packaging design. Ecostore are offering substitute products to those other harsh chemical household products we all see in our major retailers. We all know these cleaning products contain many nasties, but sometimes we don’t…

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Lack of Color 2016 Summer Campaign – ‘Las Palmas’

Anything but ‘lack of color’. Lack of Color is a Brisbane born label of Robert Tilbury and Tess Corvaia which was founded in 2010. They provide a range of women’s and men’s quality hats for all seasons, mostly 100% cotton and seemingly timeless designs. Since their…

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