Visible safety measures drive consumer confidence

Since COVID19 hit, many retailers are forced to transform the way they do business. Uncertainty lurks behind virtually every...

Since COVID19 hit, many retailers are forced to transform the way they do business. Uncertainty lurks behind virtually every business decision being made. Across the nation, the retail sector is in recovery mode as businesses adjust to generation-shaping changes to consumer behavior. Consumers now more than ever are concerned about...

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Message from the CEO: 14 July 2020

A week ago today, the Victorian Government announced Stage 3 Lockdown measures would be reimposed on metropolitan Melbourne and...

A week ago today, the Victorian Government announced Stage 3 Lockdown measures would be reimposed on metropolitan Melbourne and the Shire of Mitchell. Over the past two days, there is now a recommendation to wear face masks within these regions in order to contain the spread of the virus....

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Big grants for small business: NSW Government announces new recovery grants

The New South Wales government is doing all it can to help local businesses get back on their feet....

The New South Wales government is doing all it can to help local businesses get back on their feet. It was announced Tuesday 16th June that new recovery grants will become available from July 1st 2020. “Today we signal to the people of NSW a shift in direction, from response...

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Hygiene and retail: Do I need to close the changing rooms?

As retail stores reopen, noticeable changes have taken place. To protect the health of workers and customers alike, many...

As retail stores reopen, noticeable changes have taken place. To protect the health of workers and customers alike, many stores have implemented measures to keep in line with social distancing and hygiene practices. This includes limiting the amount of customers in-store, temperature checks before entry, and closing the change...

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