Sunday 12 August 2018

Retail News - NY Style Food, Darrel Lea, Aldi, M&S, Funds Bet Against Retail.....

Latest Retail News – 12/8/2018

McDonalds New Look – this is a concept that McDonalds are looking at for future restaurants. It has been described as the Apple Store look.

Aldi Expanding – after last week’s article on these pages suggesting that Aldi had almost reached saturation point with their rollout, we get news that Aldi in the US are looking to expand from 1600 stores to 2,500 by 2022 with product expansion particularly in fresh and gourmet foods.

Finding Your Niche In Modern Retailing might sound daunting but you will be surprised at the way consumers are embracing quirky ideas. One of the latest in America is a brand called Untuckit and, yes, they sell shirts designed to be worn outside your pants. More importantly they are rapidly opening outlets.

Fifteen New York Style food and drinks you can buy in Melbourne – What, no American Doughnut Kitchen? -

Darrel Lea expands its range as it progresses a significant turnaround -

Hedge Funds Shorting Australian Retailers – a report that investment funds are betting on a decline in Australian retailing as cash-poor consumers restrict discretionary spending. Let’s hope they are proved wrong.