Quality and price remain top consumer concerns, creating a challenge for companies to deliver recycled and recyclable products at minimal additional cost.
Understanding the ever-changing world of online shopping and how important it is to adopt a customer-first strategy.
New research finds one in five small businesses wrongly believe STP doesn’t apply to them
The security of personal data is stipulated by legislation and financial data is generally directed by internal business policies and procedures. There is no room for error in maintaining data of such sensitivity and importance.
Developing a CX-centric DNA is more than just an initiative; it’s a business discipline and a way of life.
The end of the financial year brings with it the thrills of counting the beans of your business wins or the condolences of tallying up losses. It is a perfect time to take stock of your current position and how you got here. Revise the goals you have set in your business for improved performance...
After a tough end to 2018, retailers faced yet another period of weak demand and declining retail spending over the March quarter of 2019. However, it may not be all doom and gloom for the sector, with some very much needed relief expected in the second half of the year in the form of increased...
The valuations in Australia’s real estate markets continue to decline and shopping centres are among those who are taking the heaviest toll from the impact. As a result, it is being strongly recommended that retailers start renegotiating for lower rents.
Although accounting systems used in retail vary in complexity and expense, the basic requirements for an effective system remain the same. It may be a simplistic evaluation, but the best retail accounting systems are those that do what the retailer requires in a timely, secure, and user-friendly...
A new study of small business owners in Australia reveals they need digital marketing skills and improved financial literacy to manage and grow their business in FY2020.
On the back of new research, parcel delivery service CouriersPlease (CP) forecasts that the online shopping industry will have a greater focus on low prices, as the industry respondents to consumer preferences.
From drones to GPS tracking, customer fulfilment strategies are becoming ever more innovative as retailers fight for every available consumer dollar.
Twenty-five years ago, Officeworks opened its first ever store in Richmond, Victoria with 4,500 products and around 50 team members. The store’s best sellers were typewriters and overhead projectors.
Great retail marketers know their market. What makes the difference is how well they know it through the eyes of their target customer. To effectively differentiate in a crowded market, retailers need in-depth knowledge of how their business stacks up against the competition.
Armed with more data and insights, retailers now have the opportunity to optimise their promotions to achieve the best possible performance.
This article was first published on City of Sydney News and shared by Australian Retailers Association
If you’re a retailer with an online presence, chances are you’re constantly looking for ways to increase your brand awareness, build your customer base, and sell more through the myriad channels available in today’s marketplace.