Brisbane small businesses to expect $6.6 million fee cuts if LNP re-elected on March 28

In a media release sent out Wednesday, 26 February, Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner unveiled plans to assist the...

In a media release sent out Wednesday, 26 February, Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner unveiled plans to assist the faltering small business sector should the LNP administration be re-elected this March.   Under this administration,  Brisbane would see the following investments in small business: Slash payment terms for small businesses supplying...

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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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SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 12 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 Guess...

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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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Retailers band together to combat scammers

Brisbane CBD and Fortitude Valley retailers will band together next week, in the Australia-first, National Retail Association (NRA) SafeCity...

Brisbane CBD and Fortitude Valley retailers will band together next week, in the Australia-first, National Retail Association (NRA) SafeCity Network trial to share their experiences of retail crime, on the back of a spate of scammer incidents in Brisbane and the Gold Coast. NRA Policy Manager David Stout said that...

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High-tech bid to fight retail crime in the Brisbane CBD

Brisbane retailers are teaming up with the Brisbane City Council and Crime Stoppers in a high-tech bid to stamp...

Brisbane retailers are teaming up with the Brisbane City Council and Crime Stoppers in a high-tech bid to stamp out crime in the CBD and Fortitude Valley. The National Retail Association’s SafeCity Network will be switched on in March next year, thanks to backing from the Federal Government’s Safer Streets...

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New shipping ‘club’ launching today, a welcome move for retailers

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today welcomed the arrival of Australia Post’s new shipping membership program, Shipster, as...

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today welcomed the arrival of Australia Post’s new shipping membership program, Shipster, as a crucial move toward helping Australian businesses keep up with a rapidly-changing consumer market. NRA CEO Dominique Lamb said while innovative retailers were constantly changing up their business models to keep...

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More makeovers for department stores and shopping precincts

Source: Inside Retail More department stores and shopping centres are undergoing facelifts to meet contemporary trends and demand. BRISBANE: Property investor, Precision...

Source: Inside Retail More department stores and shopping centres are undergoing facelifts to meet contemporary trends and demand. BRISBANE: Property investor, Precision Group, has begun a major redevelopment of MacArthur Central Shopping Centre in Brisbane’s CBD. The redevelopment includes the relocation and expansion of jewellery house, Hardy Brothers, from Queen Street which...

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Discussing disruption in retail

QUT BUSINESS BREAKFAST  BRISBANE: FRI 27 APRIL Just as Airbnb disrupted the hotel sector and Uber disrupted the taxi industry, retail is...

QUT BUSINESS BREAKFAST  BRISBANE: FRI 27 APRIL Just as Airbnb disrupted the hotel sector and Uber disrupted the taxi industry, retail is facing its own seismic changes. In the first retail-themed QUT Business Breakfast for 2017, National Retail Association CEO, Dominique Lamb and QUT’s retail expert Assoc. Prof. Gary Mortimer, will explore retail disruption...

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Retail 5.0: Check-out the Future

EVENT: BRISBANE 7 MARCHFrom bartering stone axes to distributed exchange of digital artefacts: retail has been with us for...

EVENT: BRISBANE 7 MARCHFrom bartering stone axes to distributed exchange of digital artefacts: retail has been with us for as long as we can remember. As the digital economy dawns on us, we are all reconsidering our traditional understanding of retail.Retailers are racing to create competitive advantage. Customer centricity,...

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Queens Wharf mega-project commences

QUEENSLANDDestination Brisbane Consortium has finally taken possession of the Queen’s Wharf Brisbane development site to begin demolition and enabling...

QUEENSLANDDestination Brisbane Consortium has finally taken possession of the Queen’s Wharf Brisbane development site to begin demolition and enabling works on its $3 billion world-class integrated resort.For the next several years, the consortium will transform the historic yet underutilised Queen’s Wharf Brisbane CBD site into a vibrant tourism and...

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Businesses invited to partner with Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be held from 4 – 15 April 2018 with representation from...

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be held from 4 – 15 April 2018 with representation from 70 nations and territories including 6,600 athletes and officials, 3,000 media and a broadcast audience of 1.5 billion.The Games will provide more than $200 million in new sporting and community...

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High demand for trained staff

Over the last 12 months, the NRA has delivered training to over 200 jobseekers through the Skilling Queenslanders for...

Over the last 12 months, the NRA has delivered training to over 200 jobseekers through the Skilling Queenslanders for Work program, and we are very pleased to report that almost 50% of these people have found employment in retail.Recently we asked for expressions of interest in hiring trainees from...

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Financial incentives for hiring trainees

Over the last 12 months, the NRA has delivered training to over 200 jobseekers through the Skilling Queenslanders for...

Over the last 12 months, the NRA has delivered training to over 200 jobseekers through the Skilling Queenslanders for Work program, and we are very pleased to report that almost 50% of these people have found employment in retail.To encourage business owners to employ people through the program, the...

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Free workshop for retail traders

Each year, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) undertakes a targeted compliance monitoring and educational program across all industries...

Each year, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) undertakes a targeted compliance monitoring and educational program across all industries it regulates.This program provides an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of trader behaviour and assists with developing strategies to provide education and encourage industry compliance.In 2015-16, programs that targeted...

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Pokémon GO for business – how to attract new customers

If you haven’t heard about Pokémon GO, it’s possible you have been in quarantine for the past two weeks....

If you haven’t heard about Pokémon GO, it’s possible you have been in quarantine for the past two weeks. The new augmented reality based App has quickly become the new obsession for kids and nostalgic adults everywhere.Users need to step outside and physically search for Pokémon, take aim and...

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