Member Spotlight: Vicki Klunyk, GM People & Culture at SurfStitch

We interviewed our members to hear their insights and adventures in the retail world. Meet Vicki Klunyk, General Manger...

We interviewed our members to hear their insights and adventures in the retail world. Meet Vicki Klunyk, General Manger of People and Culture at SurfStitch How long have you been in retail? / How did your retail career begin? I started in retail in 1986 when I joined Myer in...

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Member Spotlight: Anita Dorwald, Chief Operations Officer at City Beach

We interviewed our members to hear their insights and adventures in the retail world. Meet Anita Dorwald, Chief Operations...

We interviewed our members to hear their insights and adventures in the retail world. Meet Anita Dorwald, Chief Operations Officer at City Beach. How long have you been in retail? / How did your retail career begin? Having ticked over 15 years, it’s hard to remember a time before City...

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Member Spotlight: David McConnachie, General Manager of L’Occitane En Provence Australia

We interviewed our members to hear their insights and adventures in the retail world. Meet David McConnachie, General Manager...

We interviewed our members to hear their insights and adventures in the retail world. Meet David McConnachie, General Manager of L’Occitane En Provence Australia. 1. How long have you been in retail? / How did your retail career begin? I have been in Retail over 23 years, and I love it!...

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Member Spotlight: Chris Marks, Head of HR – ANZ of Swarovski

We interviewed our members to hear their insights and adventures in the retail world. Meet Chris Marks, Head of...

We interviewed our members to hear their insights and adventures in the retail world. Meet Chris Marks, Head of HR of Swarovski. How long have you been in retail?/How did your retail career begin? I had worked in customer service roles throughout my school and university years. It was only as...

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Back your backyard – American Express launches Shop Small this November

Returning this November for its sixth year, Shop Small shines the spotlight on the importance of small businesses and...

Returning this November for its sixth year, Shop Small shines the spotlight on the importance of small businesses and encourages Australians to walk through their doors. It reminds people that if they value small businesses and want to see them thrive, they need to support them. American Express has marked...

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Member Spotlight: Emma Miller, HR Manager of Boardriders Inc

We interviewed our members to hear their insights and adventures in the retail world. Meet Emma Miller, HR Manager...

We interviewed our members to hear their insights and adventures in the retail world. Meet Emma Miller, HR Manager of Boardriders Inc, previously know as Billabong Group.  How long have you been in retail? / How did your retail career begin? My first job was in a retail environment, whilst still...

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Meet our Medium Retailer of the Year Champion, St Frock.

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Meet Sandradee Makejev, owner of St Frock, our Medium...

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Meet Sandradee Makejev, owner of St Frock, our Medium Retailer of the Year.  Where did your retail journey begin? My retail journey began 8 years ago at Sydney’s Bondi Markets. I was working full-time in fashion PR & Marketing, and would...

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Retail Panel: how many more supermarket chains are too many?

Every Thursday, our CEO Dominique Lamb and a panel of retail experts discuss retail’s hottest topics on ABC Radio....

Every Thursday, our CEO Dominique Lamb and a panel of retail experts discuss retail’s hottest topics on ABC Radio. Below are some insights from last Thursday’s discussion. Food delivery service Foodora has announced it is pulling out of Australia. Foodora is a food delivery service that launched in Australia in 2015. While...

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Google Shopping – How and Why It’s Worth Every Cent

Looking to find new customers, showcase your products and increase online sales? Two words, Google Shopping. The digital sphere...

Looking to find new customers, showcase your products and increase online sales? Two words, Google Shopping. The digital sphere is more exciting than ever, giving brands endless opportunities to meet their business objectives.  Google Shopping allows for shopping ads to be visible on Google. Once a user searches a product or...

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Making the Invisible Visible – Raising awareness about heart disease in women

Heart disease remains a leading killer of Australian women, but it continues to be under-recognised, under-researched, and undertreated. In...

Heart disease remains a leading killer of Australian women, but it continues to be under-recognised, under-researched, and undertreated. In Australia, the disease takes the lives of 22 females every day – killing almost three times as many women as breast cancer. This year the Heart Foundation is raising awareness about...

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Creating Magic Moments In-Store

Author: Amy Roche While customer journey mapping and experience are all the rage at the moment, the real force...

Author: Amy Roche While customer journey mapping and experience are all the rage at the moment, the real force multiplier for brick and mortar stores comes from tapping into our own emotional and human needs – or Humanics. Humanics is about identifying deep emotional, values and human needs – not...

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Creating a Digital Advantage – News Xtend Masterclass

In times of an ever-evolving society, it’s long been predicted that consumer audiences would eventually undertake an evolution when...

In times of an ever-evolving society, it’s long been predicted that consumer audiences would eventually undertake an evolution when it comes to marketing – specifically, within their advertising needs and the advance of the platforms in which they engage. A natural progression of digital marketing in the media presented both...

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What you can gain from the Young Leaders Program

What is the Young Leaders Program? Standards Australia’s Young Leaders Program selects emerging industry and technical experts and provides them...

What is the Young Leaders Program? Standards Australia’s Young Leaders Program selects emerging industry and technical experts and provides them with an exciting opportunity to become involved in the national and international standardisation processes supporting Australian industry and government. Through the program, participants will access training and gain direct exposure to...

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Shape your exporting future

The Australian Chamber conducts an annual International Trade Survey to underpin its advocacy efforts in this area and help...

The Australian Chamber conducts an annual International Trade Survey to underpin its advocacy efforts in this area and help make Australia a great place to do business. The survey helps the Chamber develop a profile of Australian business engaging in international trade, the benefits they are reaping as well as...

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Retail Panel: From Beychella to Woolies IT crash!

Every Thursday, our CEO Dominique Lamb and a panel of retail experts discuss retail’s hottest topics on ABC Radio....

Every Thursday, our CEO Dominique Lamb and a panel of retail experts discuss retail’s hottest topics on ABC Radio. Below are some insights from last Thursday’s discussion. Black Milk prepared for the effects of Beyonce’s Coachella performance Black Milk is a Brisbane-based label that had humble beginnings in 2009 as James...

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NRA joins RFID Coalition to support the Australian retail industry

A group of like-minded retailers, brands, solution providers and trade associations joined forces on Thursday 22 March 2018 to...

A group of like-minded retailers, brands, solution providers and trade associations joined forces on Thursday 22 March 2018 to bring the benefits of RFID technology to the Australian retail sector. Calling themselves the RFID Coalition, the group agreed to share projects, experiences, solutions and case studies with the aim...

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