Innovation, creativity and leadership

Innovation, creativity and leadership helping retail survive and thrive AUSTRALIA’S best retailers are using technical innovation, creativity and leadership to...

Innovation, creativity and leadership helping retail survive and thrive AUSTRALIA’S best retailers are using technical innovation, creativity and leadership to survive tough times in the stores, the National Retail Association’s annual awards event in Sydney tonight has highlighted. NRA CEO Dominique Lamb said the array of finalists in tonight’s 2019 National...

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Meet our Finalists: Young Retailer of the Year

Our Meet our Finalist series continues with a look at our twenty Young Retailer of the Year entrants. An extremely...

Our Meet our Finalist series continues with a look at our twenty Young Retailer of the Year entrants. An extremely high calibre of young retailers, store managers, assistant managers and more fight for the title this year.

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Meet our Finalists: Franchisee of the Year

Our Meet our Finalist series begins with a look at our three Franchisee of the Year entrants. Crust Mt Lawley,...

Our Meet our Finalist series begins with a look at our three Franchisee of the Year entrants. Crust Mt Lawley, Brumby's Bakery Bulimba, and Michel's Patisserie Toronto fight for the title this year.

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Why you should enter the 2019 National Retail Awards

The 2019 National Retail Awards will take place on Wednesday September 4 at the five-star luxurious hotel, The Star...

The 2019 National Retail Awards will take place on Wednesday September 4 at the five-star luxurious hotel, The Star Sydney. In 2019, we again have a raft of awards categories that showcase the amazing work of all those employed in retail and we’re certain that this year’s nominees will be...

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Meet our Store Manager of the Year, Madison Keynes.

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Meet Madison Keynes from Target our Store Manager of...

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Meet Madison Keynes from Target our Store Manager of the Year. Where did your retail journey begin? My journey began as a 15 year old fresh faced, fresh food kid at Woolworths in Lavington, NSW.  I began on the registers and worked...

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Meet our Medium Retailer of the Year Champion, St Frock.

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Meet Sandradee Makejev, owner of St Frock, our Medium...

We interviewed our winners from the 2018 National Retail Awards. Meet Sandradee Makejev, owner of St Frock, our Medium Retailer of the Year.  Where did your retail journey begin? My retail journey began 8 years ago at Sydney’s Bondi Markets. I was working full-time in fashion PR & Marketing, and would...

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Australian retail honours its legends and rising stars

The Australian retail industry has honoured its long-standing legends and recognised its innovative rising stars in a glittering awards...

The Australian retail industry has honoured its long-standing legends and recognised its innovative rising stars in a glittering awards ceremony in Melbourne overnight.   The nation’s premier industry honours – the National Retail Awards – were presented to outstanding retailers from across Australia at a glittering ceremony in the spectacular Myer...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Enter the National Retail Awards

By now you are aware the National Retail Awards portal is open for nominations, but you might still be contemplating whether...

By now you are aware the National Retail Awards portal is open for nominations, but you might still be contemplating whether to enter. Look no further - here are 5 reasons why you should enter the National Retail Awards!  1.Gain national recognition The National Retail Awards are Australia's highest retail achievement. Experience national...

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2017 National Retail Awards Winners Announced!

The National Retail Association has unveiled its 2017 award winners at their largest awards night in the organisation's history. The...

The National Retail Association has unveiled its 2017 award winners at their largest awards night in the organisation's history. The NRA held its premiere gala event last night at Doltone House in Sydney, with awards to recognise both retail businesses and the individuals who have excelled in the industry over...

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2017 National Retail Awards

The biggest night in retail is so soon we can practically smell it. The NRA Events team are gearing...

The biggest night in retail is so soon we can practically smell it. The NRA Events team are gearing up for the National Retail Awards on the evening of September 27! The night promises to be a spectacular presentation of the highest accolades in retail.  The NRA extends our sincerest...

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Message from the CEO: 29 August 2017

Implementing a successful marketing strategy is instrumental to the success of any retail outlet. One of the easiest and...

Implementing a successful marketing strategy is instrumental to the success of any retail outlet. One of the easiest and most effective ways to market your brand -  or a specific line of products - is to offer promotional deals that leave shoppers feeling as though they are getting bang...

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Countdown is on for Retail’s Night of Nights!

The 2017 National Retail Awards is only one month away! With just one month until the winners are revealed, preparations...

The 2017 National Retail Awards is only one month away! With just one month until the winners are revealed, preparations for the gala event-of-the-year, the 2017 National Retail Awards, have been ramping up. As the industry's most prestigious award ceremony, the stunning gala dinner will be reminiscent of the Oscars. In...

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Message from the CEO: 22 August 2017

As mentioned in the last edition of NRR, the NRA has announced its finalists for the 2017 National Retail...

As mentioned in the last edition of NRR, the NRA has announced its finalists for the 2017 National Retail Awards. As has been the case in previous years, yet again the entries we received in 2017 have been of a very high standard. The quality of nominations is a testament...

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National Retail Awards Finalists Announced!

 The National Retail Association (NRA) today revealed the names of the top 2017 Finalists for what is one of...

 The National Retail Association (NRA) today revealed the names of the top 2017 Finalists for what is one of Australia’s largest and most prestigious retail awards - the 2017 National Retail Awards! Alongside the coveted REST Young Retailer of the Year Award, this year's Awards will celebrate dozens of retailers...

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Message from the CEO: 15 August 2017

Last week the New South Wales State Government announced that retailers across the state will be able to open...

Last week the New South Wales State Government announced that retailers across the state will be able to open their doors to trade on Boxing Day. An independent review of the two-year trial that took place in 2015 and 2016 recommended the change and we are pleased that the government...

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Message from the CEO: 1 August 2017

Last week the National Retail Association bid farewell to our office in Woolloongabba for a new headquarters situated in...

Last week the National Retail Association bid farewell to our office in Woolloongabba for a new headquarters situated in the bustling Inner-Brisbane suburb of Milton. While our old office had served the NRA well, in order for us to continue providing the very best service to our members, we felt...

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