Most organisations no longer compete based on the products they sell. Today, businesses predominantly compete on the experiences they provide to customers.
Managing health and safety can be like a game of snakes and ladders. It takes time, effort and resources to build systems and effectively manage health and safety in a retail work environment.
The project making young people soar.
The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has been at the forefront of advocating and supporting retailers on a range of employment law opportunities.
The employee experience is a hot topic at the moment. There has been a lot of research looking into the impacts of both positive and negative employee experiences and how it affects a businesses bottom line.
Great store managers consistently turn in great results. They regularly achieve their KPI’s, have lower staff turnover, less customer complaints and this list goes on.
How investing in them is investing into the development and success of your brand.
Unplanned absence is one of retail’s biggest workforce management challenges, but better employee engagement can help reduce this rostering headache.
Small businesses are saying that despite recent tough conditions, they are looking forward to growth in the next 12 months, off the back of improved economic and political certainty, however many are reluctant to grow by hiring staff due to too many policies and procedures.
Delivering exceptional customer experience in the retail world starts with building great employee engagement.
Over half of Australian small business owners are concerned their business will be scammed, yet a quarter do not have processes in place to prevent the latest wave of scams hitting our shores, according to new research.
As the fight to hire talented employees gets fiercer and company loyalty is becoming a thing of the past, it is becoming even more important to build a company that your employees actually enjoy working for.
Developing positive customer relationships, consumer loyalty and customer experience, starts with employees.
During the last quarter (Jan – Mar 2019), SafeWork NSW prosecuted eight companies in the district or local courts for breaching work health and safety laws.
While global attitudes toward gender parity are experiencing an encouraging shift, statistics continue to tell us that we have a long way to go.
In a concerted effort to help SMBs across Australia and New Zealand get ahead, buy-now pay-later pioneer, Afterpay is providing a unique opportunity for its merchant community through the launch of Afterpay Connect’s inaugural Global Mentorship Program.
Despite businesses in Australia having a legal requirement to comply with their State’s Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) laws, more than 100,000 serious workplace injuries still occur every year.
There are occasions when expenditure outside of existing budgets is required to bring in an otherwise unattainable benefit to the business. At these times it may be appropriate to propose expenditure to senior management to justify and gain endorsement for your initiative. The proposal of...
WorkSafe is urging employers to consider installing a life-saving defibrillator at their workplace.
Cost control benefits everyone in the store, however, the means of creating can be inconvenient and imposing on store teams. It is up to the retail manager to win the hearts and minds of their teams and create an engaging and compelling set of reasons or benefits to boost staff commitment for...