Advancing Women in Business

Many organisations are investing in education to ensure their managers and leaders have the skills to lead their teams...

Many organisations are investing in education to ensure their managers and leaders have the skills to lead their teams and future workforce effectively.  To support, encourage and acknowledge Women’s efforts in business, we are very pleased to launch our first People Leadership Program (PLP) for Women Leader’s in Roma...

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Meet our Store Manager of the Year, Madison Keynes.

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Meet Madison Keynes from Target our Store Manager of...

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Meet Madison Keynes from Target our Store Manager of the Year. Where did your retail journey begin? My journey began as a 15 year old fresh faced, fresh food kid at Woolworths in Lavington, NSW.  I began on the registers and worked...

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Meet our Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Mary Booth.

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Meet Mary Booth Owner of Wine Glass Gallery and...

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Meet Mary Booth Owner of Wine Glass Gallery and winner of our Lifetime Achievement (30+ years of service) award. Where did your retail journey begin? When I was 15 years old my family moved from Country NSW to the Hills District...

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Meet our Franchisee of the Year, Karnon Enterprises Pty Ltd (trading as Boost Juice)

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Narell Hall and Karen O’Neill from Karnon Enterprises Pty...

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Narell Hall and Karen O’Neill from Karnon Enterprises Pty Ltd. Narell and Karen are business partners and sisters running Boost Juice Stores in five locations across Brisbane, they are also the winners of our Franchisee of the Year award. Where...

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Meet our Customer Experience Champion, Perfect Potion

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Meet Salvatore Battaglia from Perfect Potion, Our Customer Experience...

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Meet Salvatore Battaglia from Perfect Potion, Our Customer Experience Champion of the Year. Where did your retail journey begin? At the North Pine Country Markets in 1986.  What was the biggest challenge you have faced so far as a retailer and how...

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What savvy consumers want from a retail experience

By Amy Roche - Retail Rockstars There is no doubt that online shopping has changed the face of retail forever. However, customers still...

By Amy Roche - Retail Rockstars There is no doubt that online shopping has changed the face of retail forever. However, customers still want retail experience, and they crave personalisation, education, entertainment and enlightenment. At its core, online shopping offers 24-hour service with competitive and comparative pricing – something our stores cannot always deliver...

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Finalists emerge as some of Australia’s most innovative ‘next gen’ retailers

The National Retail Association’s (NRA’s) prestigious 2018 National Retail Awards line-up of finalists is proving to be one of...

The National Retail Association’s (NRA’s) prestigious 2018 National Retail Awards line-up of finalists is proving to be one of the most innovative and diverse in the event’s long-running history. NRA CEO Dominique Lamb said this calibre of entrants this year in particular, highlighted how quickly Australian stores were pivoting in...

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Biome shares their experience winning 2017 Social Responsibility Champion

The National Retail Awards are held every year to acknowledge and honour the many outstanding individuals and businesses in...

The National Retail Awards are held every year to acknowledge and honour the many outstanding individuals and businesses in the retail sector. In 2017, the Social Responsibility Champion was one of our most popular categories. This Award recognises the commitment of a retailer to positive corporate citizenship. This may include improving...

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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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Free Crime Update Workshop for Brisbane retailers

All members of the NRA SafeCity Network are invited to come along to the next Retail Crime Update meetings. In this one-hour meeting,...

All members of the NRA SafeCity Network are invited to come along to the next Retail Crime Update meetings. In this one-hour meeting, the NRA will provide an update on current crime trends occurring in the Brisbane area and invite all retailers to share their experiences of the crime affecting their business. This is...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Enter the National Retail Awards

By now you are aware the National Retail Awards portal is open for nominations, but you might still be contemplating whether...

By now you are aware the National Retail Awards portal is open for nominations, but you might still be contemplating whether to enter. Look no further - here are 5 reasons why you should enter the National Retail Awards!  1.Gain national recognition The National Retail Awards are Australia's highest retail achievement. Experience national...

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Are you ready for five generations in the workplace?

As part of its commitment to helping businesses prosper, the Australian Chamber is launching a new conference series called...

As part of its commitment to helping businesses prosper, the Australian Chamber is launching a new conference series called NextGen in Business, bringing together top global and local thinkers to share their skills and experiences. For the first time in history five generations will be working together. The NextGen series...

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Leveraging Technology for Franchise Success

Join BDO for a comprehensive summary and overview of transformations shaping the Franchise and retail sector. What will be covered: What...

Join BDO for a comprehensive summary and overview of transformations shaping the Franchise and retail sector. What will be covered: What technology solutions can do for your workforce What you need to do for Single Touch Payroll reporting What practical solutions exist to help you manage the Vulnerable Workers changes to the Fair...

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Convergence 006: business intelligence

Learn, Collaborate, Innovate & Explore Convergence returns to Sydney on Wednesday 11 April 2018 at the iconic Masonic Convention Centre,...

Learn, Collaborate, Innovate & Explore Convergence returns to Sydney on Wednesday 11 April 2018 at the iconic Masonic Convention Centre, on the corner of Pitt and Goulburn Streets, Sydney 2000. Convergence is a rare opportunity to learn, collaborate, innovate and explore the latest emerging technology from some of the best local...

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Retailers: Get ready for a multi-sensory shopping experience!

The Ultimate Buying Experience... Reed Gift Fairs Sydney | 24 – 28 February 2018 | ICC Sydney Darling Harbour The doors...

The Ultimate Buying Experience... Reed Gift Fairs Sydney | 24 – 28 February 2018 | ICC Sydney Darling Harbour The doors to Reed Gift Fairs Sydney February open on 24 February, and this is one can’t-miss retail trade event.  An industry staple, Reed Gift Fairs provides retailers the unique opportunity to meet...

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ShopTalk Sydney and Melbourne

ShopTalk is a free, industry organised Meetup Group for eCommerce professionals, experts and enthusiasts to share insights, tips and...

ShopTalk is a free, industry organised Meetup Group for eCommerce professionals, experts and enthusiasts to share insights, tips and experiences in a casual networking environment.  This upcoming ShopTalk in Melbourne and Sydney will focus on ‘Acquiring and Developing Local Digital Commerce Talent’. The panel will get to the nitty-gritty on what...

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