Consumer shopping Trends in 2022

Article by our partner, Latitude ________________________________________________________ Covid has permanently affected Aussies’ shopping behaviour. We can see it in our own data...

Article by our partner, Latitude ________________________________________________________ Covid has permanently affected Aussies’ shopping behaviour. We can see it in our own data – and it’s reflected in reports from consulting and research firms. So, what consumer shopping trends are we seeing in 2022? Let’s take a look. Sustainable shopping Sustainability is becoming more important to...

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Applications for the 2023 PIDA Awards are now open!

Entries are now open for the 2023 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards which are coordinated by the...

Entries are now open for the 2023 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards which are coordinated by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP). The PIDA Awards are designed to recognise companies and individuals across 15 categories who are making a significant difference in their field in Australia and...

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Meet our 2022 Store Manager of the Year

The National Retail Association has unveiled its premiere gala event on September 16 at the Star Gold Coast, with awards to...

The National Retail Association has unveiled its premiere gala event on September 16 at the Star Gold Coast, with awards to recognise both retail businesses and the individuals who have excelled in the industry over the past 12 months. This year, the award winners showcased the very best that the Australian retail...

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Presenting 2022 Young Retailer of the Year

Stephen Poole, from Brisbane, Queensland was announced the National Retail Association’s 2022 Young Retailer of the Year on 16...

Stephen Poole, from Brisbane, Queensland was announced the National Retail Association’s 2022 Young Retailer of the Year on 16 September at the Star Gold Coast. In its 50th year of celebrating retail excellence, the Young Retailer of the Year award has been around for close to half a century because...

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Future Leaders shaping the way of the future

The National Retail Association's Future Leaders Lunch this year was held at the Cucino Vivo restaurant at the Star...

The National Retail Association's Future Leaders Lunch this year was held at the Cucino Vivo restaurant at the Star Gold Coast on 16 September and welcomed all the nominees across the categories of the 2022 HR of the Year, Store Manager of the Year, and Young Retailer of the...

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Australia’s best retailers unveiled at 2022 National Retail Awards

The National Retail Association (NRA) unveiled Australia’s most exceptional retailers across all levels and categories of the industry at...

The National Retail Association (NRA) unveiled Australia’s most exceptional retailers across all levels and categories of the industry at its National Retail Awards held last Friday. Coming together for the first time since 2019, retailers across the country gathered at the Gold Coast for a gala event to celebrate the...

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An impressive line-up of 2022 Finalists announced for the prestigious National Retail Awards

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today announced the 2022 Finalists for the prestigious National Retail Awards. This is the...

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today announced the 2022 Finalists for the prestigious National Retail Awards. This is the first Awards ceremony to be held in person since 2019, treating guests to a night of top-shelf, quality entertainment and experiences at the Star Resort Gold Coast. The National Retail Awards...

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Stepping Up Your Father’s Day Marketing Campaign Game 

With another celebration looming forward, it’s that time of year again for business to showcase their love for Father’s...

With another celebration looming forward, it’s that time of year again for business to showcase their love for Father’s Day through sincere marketing efforts. Father’s Day is one of the many special days and significant events throughout the year to include in your e-commerce and retail calendar. It can...

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National Retail Awards – want to enter but don’t know where to start?

Winning a retail award is an invitation for people to connect with you and will create new opportunities for...

Winning a retail award is an invitation for people to connect with you and will create new opportunities for you and your business - however, the entry process might feel daunting at first. To help out, we have put together our tips for entry when entering the National Retail Awards!   Start now,...

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Congratulations for a decade of incredible service to Greg Stevens, Michel’s Patisserie Toronto

Since acquiring the Michel’s Patisserie franchise in Toronto, NSW, ten years ago, Greg Stevens and his wife Annie Li have...

Since acquiring the Michel’s Patisserie franchise in Toronto, NSW, ten years ago, Greg Stevens and his wife Annie Li have been showcasing retail excellence. The multiple-time National Retail Award recipients will this August be retiring, and we wanted to take this opportunity to congratulate them both on their many successes...

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Two Weeks To Go Until Top Healthy Living Products and Trends Shine at Naturally Good 2022

Australia’s most popular health and well-being trade show – the 2022 Naturally Good Expo – will be opening its...

Australia’s most popular health and well-being trade show – the 2022 Naturally Good Expo – will be opening its doors in less than two weeks from 6-7 June at Sydney’s International Convention Centre, with online registration now open. Now in its eighth year, this year’s B2B expo will be more...

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A packed agenda makes NRXpo unmissable for retailers

The National Retail Expo is just over a week away - and our final release tickets are selling fast!...

The National Retail Expo is just over a week away - and our final release tickets are selling fast! Below are more examples of our panels and speakers, experts on issues that matter to our industry, to get you excited to discuss the future of retail at the inaugural...

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What to look forward to at NRXpo

Retail is constantly evolving to meet and surpass the changing needs of customers and our local communities. The pandemic...

Retail is constantly evolving to meet and surpass the changing needs of customers and our local communities. The pandemic accelerated digital and eCommerce trends, and now it’s time for bricks-and-mortar to focus on the industry's future. With 14 unique and insightful sessions, networking drinks and exhibition stalls, the NRXpo is...

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Why we need to encourage women in leadership roles

Last week the National Retail Association hosted the first of a series of Future Leaders Forums, an event aimed...

Last week the National Retail Association hosted the first of a series of Future Leaders Forums, an event aimed at gathering young retailers and leaders of the retail industry for mentoring and a meal. The keynote speaker of this event was Alice Barbery, CEO of Universal Store. Over the...

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Why you should secure your ticket to the National Retail Expo

The National Retail Association is proud to be launching the NRXpo at the International Convention Centre in Sydney on...

The National Retail Association is proud to be launching the NRXpo at the International Convention Centre in Sydney on Wednesday, 11 May.   As one of the most rapidly evolving industries globally, staying ahead of retail trends is key to maintaining an edge over your competitors. How often do you register for...

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WA Plastics Ban – Business Q&A session #2

Second Q&A session for retailers, hospitality or suppliers seeking to understand what they need to do to comply with...

Second Q&A session for retailers, hospitality or suppliers seeking to understand what they need to do to comply with the WA Plastics Ban.   NEW - SECOND SESSION ADDED Given an overwhelming response to the 1st session, the National Launch of the Battery Stewardship Scheme, a second session has been added. If...

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