What can you do right now to improve workplace productivity?

Productivity, performance and organisational resilience are underpinned by a healthy and mentally well workplace. An organisation that develops a workforce...

Productivity, performance and organisational resilience are underpinned by a healthy and mentally well workplace. An organisation that develops a workforce that is healthy and mentally well will enjoy higher levels of engagement and discretionary effort, improved retention, increased creativity and innovation and a greater tolerance for managed risk and change....

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Strategic partnership aimed at helping reinvigorate Brisbane CBD

As the modern voice of retail, the National Retail Association (NRA) have partnered with Claim App to help businesses bring...

As the modern voice of retail, the National Retail Association (NRA) have partnered with Claim App to help businesses bring back customers through online incentives in their Brisbane pilot program. Claim App founder, Tim Langford, and his team of Brisbane-based developers have created the first app to help consumers easily find...

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What we’ve learned about workplace mental health over the last year

Luemo Workplace Wellbeing have been talking to National Retail Association (NRA) members and other organisations about workplace mental health...

Luemo Workplace Wellbeing have been talking to National Retail Association (NRA) members and other organisations about workplace mental health over the past 12 months. As the ’21 financial year comes to a close, we wanted to share our top 4 learnings that emerged from these conversations to help other...

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New leasing and tenancy knowledge hub for NRA members

Last year, the National Retail Association put out the COVID Impact Survey to all members. 95% of respondents stated...

Last year, the National Retail Association put out the COVID Impact Survey to all members. 95% of respondents stated that COVID had impacted their business negatively, and 60% of respondents stated that their lease was a top concern for their business. And the stress has not gone away, with...

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CBA extends support measures to Victorian customers affected by latest COVID-19 lockdown

Commonwealth Bank has unveiled an expanded package of financial support for its Victorian customers who have been affected by...

Commonwealth Bank has unveiled an expanded package of financial support for its Victorian customers who have been affected by the latest COVID-19 lockdown in the state. For personal customers impacted by the latest lockdown in Victoria, short-term repayment deferrals are available. Business customers will be able to take advantage of...

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New insights reveal Aussies prefer shopping locally

More than 50 per cent of Australian shoppers want to buy locally sourced and produced products, according to new...

More than 50 per cent of Australian shoppers want to buy locally sourced and produced products, according to new research by our finance and banking partners, Commonwealth Bank. The inaugural CommBank Consumer Insights Report offers an analysis of the Australian consumer, with the first edition focused on evaluating the impact of...

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Retail Rescue: How Business Insurance Can Help Get You Back to Work

There are many risks when running a retail business. Accidents happen, and even careful planning can be undermined by...

There are many risks when running a retail business. Accidents happen, and even careful planning can be undermined by unforeseen events. That’s where business insurance can help—providing peace of mind and protection to retailers when they need it the most. Here are three real-life claim scenarios from retailers and how...

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Shopping centres and retailers unite to welcome South Australia’s referendum on shop trading hours

The National Retail Association (NRA) and Shopping Centre Council of Australia (SCCA) welcomed the announcement of a historic referendum...

The National Retail Association (NRA) and Shopping Centre Council of Australia (SCCA) welcomed the announcement of a historic referendum that could pave the way for long awaited retail trading hours reform in South Australia. The reform package to be introduced by the South Australian State Government ultimately seeks to give...

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Summary of 2021 Federal Budget

Skip to Budget Highlights >> The National Retail Association (NRA) has praised the Federal Budget announced by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg...

Skip to Budget Highlights >> The National Retail Association (NRA) has praised the Federal Budget announced by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg last night. The Budget will provide wins for small and medium sized businesses, but operators in areas reliant on international tourism have been left in the cold. Business tax measures will...

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LoveHoney partners with Dylan Alcott Foundation to support people with disability

One of our members, global sexual wellness brand Lovehoney, has announced its partnership with the Dylan Alcott Foundation to provide...

One of our members, global sexual wellness brand Lovehoney, has announced its partnership with the Dylan Alcott Foundation to provide grants for young Australians with a disability. The initial grant of $10,000 will support people with a disability to embark on further education and expertise in the sexual health and wellness...

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Naturally Good brings back popular health & well-being expo

Australia’s most popular health and well-being products trade show – the 2021 Naturally Good Expo – will be on...

Australia’s most popular health and well-being products trade show – the 2021 Naturally Good Expo – will be on once more from 30-31 May at Sydney’s International Convention Centre. Now in its seventh big year, the expo – last held in 2019 due to 2020 event restrictions – will be...

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Klarna successfully expands its services to New Zealand

Klarna, our strategic payment solutions partner, officially launches in New Zealand today by introducing ‘Pay in 4’. Pay in 4...

Klarna, our strategic payment solutions partner, officially launches in New Zealand today by introducing ‘Pay in 4’. Pay in 4 allows consumers to buy online and split their purchases into four interest-free equal payments through both the Klarna app and directly via integrated partner retailers. We are extremely excited and...

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No interest payment card to support surging wave of millennial entrepreneurs

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) records surge in millennials opening Business Transaction Accounts; launches first no interest payment card...

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) records surge in millennials opening Business Transaction Accounts; launches first no interest payment card ‘CommBank Neo Business’ to support small business owners. New research from Commonwealth Bank of Australia has found the number of millennial small business owners is on the rise, with many young...

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Super Reforms expected to take effect from 1 July

Powered by Rest   In the 2020–21 federal Budget, the government announced the Super Reforms – Your Future, Your Super measure....

Powered by Rest   In the 2020–21 federal Budget, the government announced the Super Reforms – Your Future, Your Super measure. We urge business owners and employers to familiarise themselves with these changes so that you can understand how these shifts might impact your business and employees. Expected to take effect 1 July...

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Inaugural Klarna Shopping Pulse reveals Australian shoppers expect digital transformation to continue

Inaugural Klarna Shopping Pulse reveals Australian shoppers expect digital transformation to continue with clear continued role for physical stores. An...

Inaugural Klarna Shopping Pulse reveals Australian shoppers expect digital transformation to continue with clear continued role for physical stores. An international survey has revealed that Australian shoppers expect to shop online even more in the future, however, there remains a clear role for physical stores, with 54% of Australian respondents...

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How integrated systems give your business superpowers

The right technology in retail can help to reduce complexity, streamline processes and automate tasks. Here’s how… From embracing remote...

The right technology in retail can help to reduce complexity, streamline processes and automate tasks. Here’s how… From embracing remote working to the rise of ecommerce, the COVID-19 pandemic has helped accelerate all manner of existing technological trends. And another trend amplified in recent times? Small and medium businesses have been embracing the kinds...

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