Innovation, creativity and leadership

Innovation, creativity and leadership helping retail survive and thrive AUSTRALIA’S best retailers are using technical innovation, creativity and leadership to...

Innovation, creativity and leadership helping retail survive and thrive AUSTRALIA’S best retailers are using technical innovation, creativity and leadership to survive tough times in the stores, the National Retail Association’s annual awards event in Sydney tonight has highlighted. NRA CEO Dominique Lamb said the array of finalists in tonight’s 2019 National...

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Meet our Finalists: Young Retailer of the Year

Our Meet our Finalist series continues with a look at our twenty Young Retailer of the Year entrants. An extremely...

Our Meet our Finalist series continues with a look at our twenty Young Retailer of the Year entrants. An extremely high calibre of young retailers, store managers, assistant managers and more fight for the title this year.

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Meet our Finalists: Franchisee of the Year

Our Meet our Finalist series begins with a look at our three Franchisee of the Year entrants. Crust Mt Lawley,...

Our Meet our Finalist series begins with a look at our three Franchisee of the Year entrants. Crust Mt Lawley, Brumby's Bakery Bulimba, and Michel's Patisserie Toronto fight for the title this year.

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Store Managers overtake Young Retailers in National Retail Awards Finalist Announcement

The National Retail Association (NRA) today revealed the names of the 2019 Finalists for the prestigious National Retail Awards. For...

The National Retail Association (NRA) today revealed the names of the 2019 Finalists for the prestigious National Retail Awards. For the first year ever, and following a trend established in the 2018 round, entries for the Store Manager of the Year have exceeded entries for the coveted Young Retailer of...

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NRA explores the next frontier of digital technology at State of the Retail Nation

The National Retail Association (NRA) was delighted to host three special events for retailers across Australia last week, the...

The National Retail Association (NRA) was delighted to host three special events for retailers across Australia last week, the tri-annual State of the Retail Nation. Aimed at small to medium businesses, this event took place in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney and featured three expert panels discussing the role of...

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Why you should enter the 2019 National Retail Awards

The 2019 National Retail Awards will take place on Wednesday September 4 at the five-star luxurious hotel, The Star...

The 2019 National Retail Awards will take place on Wednesday September 4 at the five-star luxurious hotel, The Star Sydney. In 2019, we again have a raft of awards categories that showcase the amazing work of all those employed in retail and we’re certain that this year’s nominees will be...

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Retail Industry Skills Partnership

Training brings new ideas, enthusiasm and a fresh approach.   Through on the job learning, trainees can acquire practical skills,...

Training brings new ideas, enthusiasm and a fresh approach.   Through on the job learning, trainees can acquire practical skills, tailored to the needs of your business and industry. The NRA Retail Industry Skills Partnership is making it easier for Queensland employers to take on trainees and create skilled careers for...

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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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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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