Why Amazon won’t be Australian retail’s Kodak moment

Written by Lisa Carter, SAS Group There are a whopping 1,753 shopping centres around Australia (one of the highest numbers per capita than any other developed country) as at August 2015, according to the Urbis Australian Shopping Centre Industry Report. And listening to the pundits, you can’t help but feel a sense of looming doom […]

The humble Ugg’s makeover

Gold Coast based Ugg brand plans to dominate the Chinese market with upmarket, quality handmade boots. Acknowledging the crowded, mass manufactured boot market, Managing Director of Burlee, Richard Friedrichs, saw an opportunity to create a global brand built from quality craftsmanship and innovation. “We are a bespoke, quality product,” he says. “We can’t compete against […]