Bon voyage to a true retail advocacy trailblazer

Message from NRA Chairman, Tim Schaafsma This Friday, our long-serving CEO Dominique Lamb will finish her tenure at the NRA. ...

Message from NRA Chairman, Tim Schaafsma This Friday, our long-serving CEO Dominique Lamb will finish her tenure at the NRA.  As I mentioned in my communication to members last week, Dominique has been the CEO of the organisation for seven years, and was the Director of NRA Legal for two...

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The question of friendship in workplace investigations

by Steve Bennett, Manager, Forensic Services at BDO Australia   What is a friend? Many of us think we know the...

by Steve Bennett, Manager, Forensic Services at BDO Australia   What is a friend? Many of us think we know the answer, but when it comes to workplace investigations, the definition of who or what a friend is when considering conflicts of interest is not so straight forward. Government and corporate conflict...

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Significant super changes now in place from 1 July

Lisa Judge, Active Super Head of Financial Planning Significant changes to super came into effect on 1 July 2022 that...

Lisa Judge, Active Super Head of Financial Planning Significant changes to super came into effect on 1 July 2022 that are of particular interest to part-time employees and those just starting out in their career, as well as to those nearing retirement. Many of the implemented changes were announced in...

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WorkJam joins forces with National Retail Association to enhance employee experience

WorkJam – the leading digital workplace for organisations with frontline employees – has today announced a strategic partnership with...

WorkJam – the leading digital workplace for organisations with frontline employees – has today announced a strategic partnership with retail body National Retail Association. The partnership aims to keep Australian retailers across the latest innovations in workplace management technologies – and will see them deliver key industry events, top-tier networking...

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The 6 Most Important Digital Marketing Channels For E-Commerce

Looking for the right digital marketing channels for e-commerce? You’ve come to the right place! Not all digital channels will...

Looking for the right digital marketing channels for e-commerce? You’ve come to the right place! Not all digital channels will fit each of your business objectives. Some are more suitable for select audiences, while others are set up differently depending on what they’re capable of. To make the best use of...

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Upcoming changes to super

Lisa Judge, Active Super Head of Financial Planning There are some significant changes to super coming into effect on 1...

Lisa Judge, Active Super Head of Financial Planning There are some significant changes to super coming into effect on 1 July 2022 that will be of particular interest to part-time employees and those just starting out in their career, as well as to those nearing retirement. Many of the upcoming...

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Australian loyalty programs shine as members make the most of their rewards and benefits

Partner article     Research reveals 70% of loyalty program members in 2022 are taking advantage of most of their rewards and...

Partner article     Research reveals 70% of loyalty program members in 2022 are taking advantage of most of their rewards and benefits, up from 63% in 2020 (pre-pandemic) and up from 54% in 2016 Results from the 10th edition of the annual Australian customer loyalty and loyalty program research study, For Love...

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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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This Mother’s Day, it’s time to upgrade your email marketing strategy

Partner article By Aparna Gray, Head of Marketing, APAC – Dotdigital With Easter behind us, it’s time for marketers to show...

Partner article By Aparna Gray, Head of Marketing, APAC – Dotdigital With Easter behind us, it’s time for marketers to show some love for their Mother’s Day marketing efforts. Over the years, Mother’s Day has become an established holiday and is proven to be a busy time for retailers. It's an...

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$1B for Small Business to Go Digital – The Details and How to Use It

The 2022-23 Federal Budget delivered much-needed tax breaks for small and mid-sized businesses. The biggest news was the allocation of up to...

The 2022-23 Federal Budget delivered much-needed tax breaks for small and mid-sized businesses. The biggest news was the allocation of up to $1 billion for digital adoption through the ‘Small Business Technology Investment Boost’ and ‘Small Business Skills and Training Boost’ measures. The new measures enable businesses to claim a $120 deduction on...

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7-point buying plan to source products your customers will love

As a retailer, the secret to returning customers is selecting products and brands that will resonate with your customers...

As a retailer, the secret to returning customers is selecting products and brands that will resonate with your customers and sell at full price. The GenZ audience is especially tricky to please, as they are constantly inundated with new products and brands. How does one select unique items that...

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Retail Fest 2022 a welcome return to in-person networking

Thousands of retailers and service providers descended on the Gold Coast last week, as Retail Fest 2022 more than...

Thousands of retailers and service providers descended on the Gold Coast last week, as Retail Fest 2022 more than made up for lost time during the pandemic. Dominique Lamb, CEO of the National Retail Association and Bec Goulter, Director of Marketing & Events, were among the hundreds of expert speakers...

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How to get active with your super

For most Australians, superannuation will grow to become one of their largest financial assets, usually second only to the...

For most Australians, superannuation will grow to become one of their largest financial assets, usually second only to the family home. But are you making the most of it? Small changes can make a big difference to your super over time and how long it will last you in...

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Should you be creating your website or working with an expert?

This is THE million dollar question! The difference in your revenue could be in the millions depending on which...

This is THE million dollar question! The difference in your revenue could be in the millions depending on which of the two options you pick. Nowadays, several free website building services allow business owners to design their websites. And apparently, all you need is a bit of creativity and in...

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Flood affected businesses read on

Partner article   The end of February and beginning of March has thrown QLD and NSW with yet another disaster to...

Partner article   The end of February and beginning of March has thrown QLD and NSW with yet another disaster to deal with. Just as the pandemic started to normalise, we have been faced with flash flooding and continuous rain that doesn’t seem to let up. As we all prepare for...

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Women and super – how to narrow the gap

Research shows the odds are stacked against Australian women when it comes to saving for retirement. Factors like the...

Research shows the odds are stacked against Australian women when it comes to saving for retirement. Factors like the gender pay gap, taking time out of the workforce to care for children or family and having a longer life expectancy, all contribute to most women having less money than...

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