Retailers get behind Victoria bottle deposit scheme

The National Retail Association has today thrown its support behind Victoria’s new bottle deposit scheme, saying it will help...

The National Retail Association has today thrown its support behind Victoria’s new bottle deposit scheme, saying it will help create a more uniform national environment. CEO Dominique Lamb said the scheme announced by the State Government would help reduce the number of bottles finding their way into creeks and rivers,...

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Victorian Premier announces Container Deposit Scheme will go ahead

In a clear and concise Facebook post earlier this morning, Premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews announced that Victoria will...

In a clear and concise Facebook post earlier this morning, Premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews announced that Victoria will be the latest state adopted a container deposit scheme. The problem with drink containers They are the second most commonly littered item (after cigarette butts). They pollute the natural environment and...

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WA Containers for Change Announces Scheme Pricing

The WA Containers for Change pricing scheme for first responsible suppliers (beverage manufacturers) has now been announced. Set to...

The WA Containers for Change pricing scheme for first responsible suppliers (beverage manufacturers) has now been announced. Set to commence operation on 2 June 2020, Containers for Change will provide a 10-cent refund for each eligible container returned for recycling at an approved Containers for Change Refund Point. The...

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Is your store vulnerable to criminals? Handy checklist

The Queensland Police Service have recommended all businesses check their security measures following a spate of break and enter...

The Queensland Police Service have recommended all businesses check their security measures following a spate of break and enter offences. In multiple cases, offenders have turned off the power to a premises, which deactivated alarms and CCTV systems. The loss of these security measures make a premises vulnerable to criminals...

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Get the upper hand on retail leasing with this one day training course

In today’s dynamic, multi-channel retail environment, a well thought-through and executed property strategy can make all the difference to...

In today’s dynamic, multi-channel retail environment, a well thought-through and executed property strategy can make all the difference to your business thriving, or not. Our leasing and property partners Lpc Cresa are one of Australia’s leading tenant-only advisory services businesses, and they are touring Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne with...

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Help protect your business from online scams

Originally posted on NBN Co website. Online scams are bad for business but, fortunately, there are steps you can take...

Originally posted on NBN Co website. Online scams are bad for business but, fortunately, there are steps you can take to help stop your business falling prey to common tricks. From the smallest of enterprises through to companies that span the globe, one thing that all businesses have in common is...

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Year of the Rat shopping spree set for Saturday

With 1.43 million Chinese tourists reported to have visited Australia in 2019, Australian retailers are embracing retail sales events...

With 1.43 million Chinese tourists reported to have visited Australia in 2019, Australian retailers are embracing retail sales events originating in China, from Singles Day to this weekend’s Lunar New Year. In 2019, Alipay promoted 24 Australian and New Zealand brands to the Chinese market via social media, directing traffic...

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New one-stop shop customer care specialists for bushfire affected communities

Bush fire affected families and businesses can now access all available assistance being offered by local councils, the State...

Bush fire affected families and businesses can now access all available assistance being offered by local councils, the State Government and Federal Government, through the NSW Government’s new Bush fire Customer Care program. Deputy Premier and Minister responsible for Disaster Recovery John Barilaro said the one-stop shop service, administered by...

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Registrations are now open for Business Clean Up Day in 2020.

In 2020 Clean Up Australia will be celebrating their 30th anniversary and all that has been achieved by their...

In 2020 Clean Up Australia will be celebrating their 30th anniversary and all that has been achieved by their volunteers over the past three decades. Clean Up Australia Day is on Sunday 1 March, but in recognition that businesses often wish to participate during work hours, the official Business Clean...

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.au Domain Administration bushfire disaster policy

Posted by auDA on 20 January 2020 .au Domain Administration (auDA) is pleased to announce two initiatives in response to the catastrophic bushfires...

Posted by auDA on 20 January 2020 .au Domain Administration (auDA) is pleased to announce two initiatives in response to the catastrophic bushfires currently being experienced in Australia. A temporary Major Disaster Policy comes into effect on 22 January 2020 and will give bushfire-affected .au registrants: an extra two months to renew their eligible .au domain...

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Immediate small business support for bushfire affected communities

The Prime Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business have announced updates to the small business...

The Prime Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business have announced updates to the small business support packages for bushfire affected communities.   In response to the devastating bushfires, the Morrison Government has today announced a comprehensive suite of measures to immediately support impacted small businesses. This initial package responds to the needs...

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Retailers in 200 shopping centres engaged on how to respond to emerging threats

The National Retail Association has announced that retailers in 200 shopping centres across the country have now been engaged...

The National Retail Association has announced that retailers in 200 shopping centres across the country have now been engaged on responding to emerging threats such as terrorism or armed attack following the completion of the Safe Retail Precincts initiative. The program aimed to engage and inform retailers about how to...

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Shoplifting sting in NSW sees 110 arrested

More than 110 people have been arrested during a shoplifting operation conducted by investigators from Redfern Region Enforcement Squad...

More than 110 people have been arrested during a shoplifting operation conducted by investigators from Redfern Region Enforcement Squad (RES) across Sydney this week. Operation Lightfingers, comprising of officers from Redfern RES, with assistance from Eastern Suburbs, Redfern, Leichhardt and Sydney City Police Area Commands, was launched on Wednesday 4...

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SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 27 November 2019

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the National Retail Association SafeCity Network. Thank you to all of the retailers reporting these crimes and trends. The more we all report, the more we all know. Products being targeted Gaming...

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Energy efficient appliances rebates for retailers

For most retailers, ensuring their appliances are energy efficient is seldom a priority. However, if retailers do set aside the...

For most retailers, ensuring their appliances are energy efficient is seldom a priority. However, if retailers do set aside the time and resources needed to select the right efficient appliances for their business, upgrading can quickly pay off. This may ultimately improve the bottom line, reduce emissions and gain reputational...

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