Operates Anaconda store in Australia and Spotlight stores throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Acquired Mountain Designs in 2018, and Harris Scarfe in 2020.
|Spotlight Group Holdings Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
|Spotlight Group Holdings Pty Ltd|
Baptist World Aid Australia's '2022 Ethical Fashion Report' assessed 120 companies on their efforts to mitigate against the risks of forced labour, child labour and worker exploitation in their supply chains, as well as protect the environment from the harmful impacts of the fashion industry. Assessment criteria fall into five main categories: policy & governance, tracing & risk, auditing and supplier relationships, worker empowerment and environmental sustainability. This company received a score of 1/100.
Source: Baptist World Aid Australia (2022)
In 2019 the Federal Court of Australia found that Spotlight infringed the intellectual property rights in three separate artistic works owned by Bed Bath N Table's parent company The Dempsey Group. The court has ordered Spotlight to pay damages to The Dempsey Group for lost profits as well as reputational damage.
Source: news article (2019)
Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice). This company received a packaging performance level of 2 (Good Progress) in its 2022 APCO Annual Report.
Source: APCO (2022)
The Spotlight Foundation provides financial support to more than 50 organisations in fields as diverse as health and research, welfare, the arts, education, and women's enterprises in developing countries.
Source: company website (2018)
|Revenue||1.24 billion AUD (2018)|
|Subsidiaries||Mountain Designs Pty Ltd
Outdoor equipment and clothing retailer
Founded in Brisbane in 1975 and acquired by Spotlight Group in 2018.
Harris Scarfe Australia Pty Ltd
Founded in South Australia in 1849. In December 2019, Harris Scarfe was bought by Australian private equity firm Allegro Funds, and entered into voluntary administration 3 weeks later, after 170 years in operation. 23 of their 66 stores were closed before Spotlight bought the remaining stores.
|Address||Spotlight Centre, Level 6,111 Cecil St, South Melbourne, VIC, 3205, Australia|
|Phone||03 9675 4000|
Products / BrandsMountain Designs
Mountain Designs Outdoor Wear
Harris Scarfe Homewares Stores