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Duracell unveils new, self styled longest lasting alkaline battery

In an era where technology is continuously evolving, personal electronic devices have become a huge enabler of our modern lifestyles. The reliability of these devices is crucial for Australians everywhere to live life with no limits.

Posted Mon 22/09/2014 04:44:49 / Read More »

Queenslander wins Muffin Break baking competition

Local baker Lydia Evans has proven the most delectable baked-goods can be found on the mid-north coast of Queensland.

Posted Mon 22/09/2014 04:42:10 / Read More »

Competition review recommends scrapping restrictions to retail trading hours

A draft report into Australia’s competition policy recommends that remaining restrictions on retail trading hours be removed, saying that full deregulation of trading hours is overdue.

Posted Mon 22/09/2014 04:35:58 / Read More »

Retailers supporting Forest-happy initiative

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Australia has launched a national awareness campaign this month to educate shoppers about the difference they can make through their purchasing power of products that carry the FSC tree logo.

Posted Fri 19/09/2014 06:43:59 / Read More »

Online Retailer coming to New Zealand in October

The inaugural Online Retailer New Zealand to be held at ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland Wednesday 29 October 2014 will showcase the latest eCommerce technology and e-retailing solutions in conjunction with a compact one day conference.

Posted Fri 19/09/2014 06:40:39 / Read More »

Member owned Co-op comes to CSU at Port Macquarie

This latest new full line store, which includes a café, further fosters the group as the leading multi-channel campus retailer, the company said.

Posted Wed 17/09/2014 05:14:29 / Read More »

Anchorage Capital Partners sell off remaining Dick Smith shares

Anchorage Capital Partners has sold its stake in Dick Smith Holdings, offloading 47,302,273 shares yesterday for around $105 million. Dick Smith Holdings closed at $2.23 that day, down 2.62 per cent on the day prior.

Posted Wed 17/09/2014 05:10:28 / Read More »

ACCC launches extraordinary court action against Woollies over "unsafe products"

The ACCC today launched an unprecedented Federal Court case against Woolworths regarding the safety of several products the supermarket chain has historically sold through its various retail brands.

Posted Wed 17/09/2014 05:06:03 / Read More »

Every sale is a presentation and every presentation is a sale

When a speaker delivers a presentation they are more often than not selling an idea or a concept, or urging an audience to take a particular course of action, and it seems the most successful presenters have a few things in common.

Posted Mon 15/09/2014 06:43:30 / Read More »

Major retailer to sponsor Fairfax's upcoming international and Big Bash cricket

The sponsorship covers Fairfax media brands across radio and print, including 2UE, 3Aw, 4BC and 6PR; The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald; and new online only channel called News Talk Sport.

Posted Mon 15/09/2014 06:34:43 / Read More »

Former Woolworths GM now catching some Zzzz as Forty Winks CEO

Bedroom retail specialist Forty Winks has today announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Con Dekazos effective from 6 October 2014.

Posted Sun 14/09/2014 11:46:32 / Read More »

Google Australia rolling out Trusted Stores and Seller Ratings to help online re

Google Australia has today introduced a new certification for local online stores to help make customers feel confident that their web transactions will be be secure.

Posted Fri 12/09/2014 05:42:31 / Read More »

Don't do nuffin: eat a muffin! Make a donation: help those in a low station

Each year Muffin Break hosts the Good Beginnings Fundraising Day as part of its partnership with the charity to help build better outcomes for children in vulnerable communities.

Posted Thu 11/09/2014 11:19:20 / Read More »

The Warehouse Group using new software to unlock customer conversion trends

Qlik, a leader in data discovery, today announced that New Zealand's largest listed retailer, The Warehouse Group (TW Group), is using QlikView to analyse sales and customer conversion trends store by store to improve performance.

Posted Thu 11/09/2014 10:56:15 / Read More »

Penalty rates debate heats up with ARA calling for action on weekend and public

The Australian Retailers Association has thrown its voice behind calls for immediate action to reduce penalty rates in the face of high youth unemployment figures.

Posted Wed 10/09/2014 06:40:13 / Read More »

Chatswood Chase 'butterflies' into spring and summer with new installation

Chatswood Chase Sydney has launched Spring/Summer 2014-15 with 'Shop Your Happy', a campaign which saw the Centre collaborate with Australian designers to create a customised visual merchandising display.

Posted Wed 10/09/2014 05:38:30 / Read More »

Online retailers can now accept payment from Bitcoin

Vend, a leading online point-of-sale (POS) software provider, today announced Australian retailers can now use Bitcoin functionality through a partnership with DC POS.

Posted Wed 10/09/2014 04:47:29 / Read More »

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