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Heavy emitters are facing extreme pressure to make their operations greener, not only from their shareholders but their customers further down the supply chain as well.  Australian business leader Simon McKeon says that while public shareholder pressure has focused executives’ attention on sustainability issues, “there’s an even louder voice which

CommBank and Wesfarmers have signed an agreement to upgrade the conglomerate’s existing debt facility to a $400 million loan which is tied to sustainability goals like enhanced indigenous employment and carbon emission reduction.  Wesfarmers will pay less or more for their funding based on their environmental, social and governance (ESG)

Catch Group’s paid membership service, which includes free shipping on certain orders for a monthly fee, now includes Kmart and Target stores. Kmart Group, which includes both the traditional retailers, acquired online only Catch Group earlier this year for $230 million in a move it said would bolster its digital

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will not oppose Wesfarmers $230 million acquisition of online retailer Catch Group, clearing the way for the deal to close. The competition watchdog began a month-long review of the deal in June, shortly after it was announced, reviewing possible anti-competitive outcomes including impacts on

Wesfarmers Limited is buying online retailer Catch Group for $230 million. The conglomerate announced the deal this morning saying the buy will help build its “data and digital capabilities” and bolster its ecommerce offerings. The deal is still subject to approval by competition regulators, which Wesfarmers said it expects will

The full impact of Amazon’s entry into the Australian market is yet to be felt, but the global retail giant is showing no signs of slowing down. According to Deloitte’s Global Powers of Retailing Report, an annual report which ranks the global retailers by revenue, Walmart remains the world’s largest

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“Data science is a fusion of artificial intelligence and business knowledge.” That’s the view of Hosein Alizadeh, data science team leader at Wesfarmers, who argues successful analytics programs require business people and data scientists to work collaboratively in order to realise the value data can bring to their business. “The