IKEA’s culture is a movement informed by its values. Their shared values bind over 211,000 co-workers, who live the ideology and take it beyond the workplace.
Since it was founded in 1943 by Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA seeks to achieve their mission “to create a better everyday
Copenhagen was the second stop on LFRA’s Overseas Study Tour, a beautiful city rich in entertainment, culture and retail. It is also often ranked one of the happiest places in the world.
In a busy two days the tour groups explored architectural lighting design and manufacturers
In an Australian first, the ACCC today provided final authorisation for competing Large Format Retail businesses to form a national collective buying group to negotiate a better electricity deal than they could individually.
The group comprises 41 of the largest and best-known companies in the industry
Travellers on this year’s LFRA Overseas Study Tour got a glimpse into the future observing trends in retail across European countries Sweden, Denmark and the UK. Insights were gained into the latest new and refurbished retail offers as participants investigated leading retail design trends in
Neil Wynn-Jones, Senior International Trade Adviser, from the UK Department for International Trade, told the LFRA tour “Retail is not dying, it is evolving”.
Pop-Up and Prop Up
Over recent years vacancies have been climbing as retailers face high rents and testing economic conditions. Landlords and agents
With more than 100 LFRA members on two coaches, courtesy of Tomkins and CBRE, this year’s domestic study tour was the first of its kind and to be involved was exciting.
It is a new initiative where members can showcase their Large Format Retail stores and
Development of Spotlight Group’s latest 30,000sqm retail and commercial centre at Bennetts Green, 14 kilometres south-west of Newcastle in NSW, is set to generate 825 full-time-equivalent jobs during construction and more than 600 full-time jobs once open in 2020.
To celebrate the beginning of its construction,
A milestone in the Large Format Retail Association (LFRA) led journey to create the first nation-wide collective bargaining and joint purchasing arrangement for energy was reached on Friday 20th September 2019.
The ACCC issued a draft determination proposing to authorise members of the LFRA to jointly
The retail industry has experienced its share of the spotlight with Fair Work Ombudsman prosecutions for breaches of workplace laws where retail workers have been short-changed on wages, loadings, shift and weekend penalties.
Readiness to confront the next gauntlet comes in the form of a labour
Richard O'Brien, LFRA Alternate Director and General Manager, Property, Spotlight Retail Group