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ACCC approves Wesfarmers' acquisition of Catch Group

The sale of Catch Group to Wesfarmers has been greenlighted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) after it reviewed the proposed acquisition, to consider both bricks and mortar and online retail competition, and whether there would be any potential impact on third-party sellers in that retail space.

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​Complacency kills CX: lessons learnt from the Aussie retail meltdown

David Lawrence, Marcs, Herringbone, Rhodes & Beckett, Pumpkin Patch and Dick Smith – the growing list of retailers hitting the wall in Australian is a wake-up call for other retailers to re-examine the ways in which they attract and retain customers in order to compete in today’s digitally savvy consumer world.

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​Kogan.com acquires Dick Smith online

Australian pureplay online retailer, Kogan.com, announced it is set purchase of the Dick Smith online retail business, in order to continue the legacy of the Dick Smith brand and run the businesses as an online-only consumer electronics retailer in Australia and New Zealand.

Coles trials voice-recognition gizmo Hiku

Coles is conducting an in-home customer trial of Hiku: A device that incorporates voice-recognition capabilities and allows users to add items to an online shopping list.

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Blog Posts

Brand storytelling lessons from Singapore’s iconic Fullerton hotel

In early 2020, I had the pleasure of staying at the newly opened Fullerton Hotel in Sydney. It was on this trip I first became aware of the Fullerton’s commitment to brand storytelling.

Gabrielle Dolan

Business storytelling leader

You’re doing it wrong: Emotion doesn’t mean emotional

If you’ve been around advertising long enough, you’ve probably seen (or written) a slide which says: “They won’t remember what you say, they’ll remember how you made them feel.” But it’s wrong. Our understanding of how emotion is used in advertising has been ill informed and poorly applied.

Zac Martin

Senior planner, Ogilvy Melbourne

Why does brand execution often kill creativity?

The launch of a new brand, or indeed a rebrand, is a transformation to be greeted with fanfare. So why is it that once the brand has launched, the brand execution phase can also be the moment at which you kill its creativity?

Rich Curtis

CEO, FutureBrand A/NZ

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