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Masters adds Stanley FatMax range

Australia's fastest growing hardware store, Masters Home Improvement, is excited to announce the addition of the Stanley FatMax range of power tools to its extensive hardware range.

Posted Wed 10/12/2014 04:26:29 / Read More »

Give the gift of good with eShopGiver

A new website for socially conscious shoppers, eShopGiver has launched today, just in time for Christmas. The new site allows shoppers to donate up to 25 per cent of their purchases to community projects worldwide at no extra cost.

Posted Wed 10/12/2014 04:19:22 / Read More »

Contain your kiosk in a kiosk container

Event organisers can now bring an extra dimension to their sales and customer service experience with the launch of the portable Event Kiosk from Australasia's leading container solutions provider, Royal Wolf.

Posted Wed 10/12/2014 04:17:31 / Read More »

Shoppers warned against online crime in lead-up to Christmas rush

More than 80% of Australians will shop online for Christmas gifts this year, but rather than chasing festive bargains or one of a kind gifts, online shoppers are basing their purchasing decisions on online safety.

Posted Wed 03/12/2014 04:37:35 / Read More »

ACCC takes aim at online cowboys

The ACCC has begun Federal Court proceedings against the operator of an online electronics store for allegedly misleading consumers over their rights to refunds and the extent of the retailer's liability for faulty goods.

Posted Wed 03/12/2014 04:31:47 / Read More »

Rakuten Marketing reveals desktop is still king for online purchases

Rakuten Marketing has released data revealing the behavioural trends of online shoppers in Australia.

Posted Wed 03/12/2014 04:29:14 / Read More »

New chairman for Fastway Couriers

Fastway Couriers Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Brem Ellingham as Chairman of Fastway Couriers, effective immediately. Bill McGowan has retired as Chairman, however he will continue in the role of Non-Executive Director.

Posted Fri 28/11/2014 05:04:11 / Read More »

ACCC warns retailers against bad comparisons

The ACCC has a new target in its sites: the comparator website industry, warning that it will be keeping a close eye on websites making comparisons between products, services and prices from a range of suppliers.

Posted Fri 28/11/2014 05:02:17 / Read More »

George Weston appoints new CFO

George Weston Foods (GWF), one of the largest food manufacturers in Australia and New Zealand, has announced the appointment of Lorna Raine as Chief Financial Officer.

Posted Fri 28/11/2014 04:59:48 / Read More »

GS1 SmartMedia Solution popular with retailers

GS1 Australia is pleased to announce that Woolworths, Coles, Metcash as well as Bidvest, NAFDA, Ausfec Limited, FoodTraders, OfficeMax, Staples, Office National, HealthShare NSW, SP Health and many other buying organisations.

Posted Wed 26/11/2014 05:50:15 / Read More »

The rise of the 'Connected Store' marks exciting era for retail

The tide is turning for bricks and mortar retailers after pure play online retail took a chunk out of their revenue in the early- to mid-2000s.

Posted Wed 26/11/2014 05:14:56 / Read More »

Special look inside Williams-Sonoma's new Melbourne retail masterpiece

"The four stores sit side-by-side on the lower level of Chadstone Shopping Centre. In a global first, all four stores are interconnected allowing shoppers to move easily between stores and shop across all four brands."

Posted Wed 19/11/2014 05:35:53 / Read More »

Trendy but picky Sydney laneway seeking tenants

Sydney's newest downtown laneway retail precinct, Kensington St, has launched but only for those worthy to apply.

Posted Mon 17/11/2014 05:56:11 / Read More »

New Myer opening as anchor store of Lakeside Joondalup redevelopment

A brand new, world-class Myer store will open its doors on Thursday 20 November 2014 as the anchor store in the $320 million redevelopment of the Lakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre, north of Perth.

Posted Mon 17/11/2014 05:38:54 / Read More »

MYOB encouraging SME self-promotion in new #spruik campaign

As part of its new 'Love your work' brand campaign, MYOB is launching a whole new way for Australian small businesses to promote themselves online. It’s called a #spruik.

Posted Mon 17/11/2014 05:37:30 / Read More »

OP/ED: Webrooming the secret weapon traditional retailers should be exploiting

While retailers often complain of showrooming, many are unaware of the opposite phenomenon, webrooming, which flips the paradigm on its head, according to this guest post.

Posted Fri 14/11/2014 04:22:24 / Read More »

Get mobile! Retailers urged to capitalise on consumer behaviour

With retail groups predicting the Christmas trading period will be a strong one, retailers should make sure their marketing strategies take advantage of changing consumer behaviour, particularly the way shoppers are using their smartphones.

Posted Fri 14/11/2014 04:19:41 / Read More »

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