BooHoo

One of the biggest companies to hit the Australian retail market in recent years is BooHoo, the growing internet fashion retailer. The company that owns BooHoo.com has seen a 85% increase in turnover in 2011 which equates to 24.5 million pounds. The business reported a pre-tax profit of 139,000 pounds which is an increase over the previous year where it’s profit was only 77,000 pounds.

The company is based in Manchester, UK and is owned by the Kamani family. Year on year, the company has grown employee numbers from 84 to 152 people to reflect the amount of success they have achieved. The company had originally made their fortune from a textiles import business but have interests in other areas such as property and construction.

The goal of the business is to expand further by increasing customer share and the range of product lines that they have to offer.

The company is starting to advertise heavily in Australia and is well known for offering a BooHoo coupon to attract customers.

Van Heusen achieves amazing success

Online retailer, Van Heusen, have had a huge amount of success over the past couple of years and is one of the most exciting online retailers Australia has produced. The company sells a huge range of fashion products including men’s wear, women’s wear, kid’s clothing and accessories.

Van Heusen is a pure online only retailer and attribute much of their success to their great service. The company offers free delivery and free returns. There is also frequently available a Van Heusen coupon for you to use with your purchase.

Van Heusen has been able to achieve sales growth of over 30 percent month on month since the beginning of 2012 and this has been well above their target growth rate of 10 to 15 percent. The company has had investment in companies such as JPMorgan who invested $20 million into the company.

Australia is only starting to push their retailers online and Van Heusen has shown the pathway that many should take to succeed. Great prices and excellent service.