Valentine’s Day marks the perfect occasion to wine and dine your significant other and express your love and devotion through the exchange of meaningful and well-thought-out gifts. While this sounds ideal, the reality is finding the perfect gift can be a difficult and arduous task.
The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) would like to congratulate Mr Geoff Browne GAICD on his appointment as the Inaugural Lead Ombudsman.
The retail sector has been challenged by the influx of global and digital markets placing pressure on Australian retailers to develop innovative strategies to stay ahead of the pack.
The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) welcomes Californian brands Toms and Timbuk2 in Melbourne’s CBD. Both stores bring new offerings to customers, representing retail innovation. Both store fit-outs are a nostalgic touch to the sunny state, and are welcoming to walkers by.
Myer will unveil the 63rd season of its Christmas animated windows on Friday 9 November from 6:00pm at its flagship Melbourne store, with a festival to celebrate the opening including roaming entertainment and performers.
According to a survey conducted by SOTI, Australian consumers are increasingly putting more value on a personalised customer experience over traditional point of sale (POS) when shopping in-store. In a recent survey, 61% of Australian consumers want to receive a personalised customer service...
This year’s Australia’s leading retailers were crowned today at the Australian Retailers Association’s (ARA) 2018 eftpos Australian Retail Awards.
Australia’s business-only bank Tyro announced two major advancements in the EFTPOS and Bank Account contributions: Flexible Same-Day Settlement payroll integration through Xero accounting software, targeted towards small to medium enterprises (SMEs). Tyro developed these innovations to assist...
The Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) are offering courses to assist retailers on improving their personal and professional expertise. Through interactive and informative workshops facilitated by experienced trainers, retailers will gain insight into the industry and refine their knowledge on...
Have you secured your ticket to the 2018 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards?
Melbourne Central will be open for trade on the AFL Grand Final Eve, Friday 28 September, from 10am to 6pm, with dining and entertainment retailers open until late.
With the 2018 eftpos Australian Retailers Association (ARA) Australian Retail Awards just around the corner, the ARA have announced the finalists of this year’s prestigious Awards breakfast.
The stage is set for the 2018 Australian Retailers Association (ARA) Australian Retailers Awards. The awards will acknowledge those who have contributed to the retail industry with the key focus of this year’s awards on The Retail Realm: Thinking outside the shop.
International model and body diversity advocate Robyn Lawley will speak about the growth of the body positive movement at the inaugural Sydney Retail Festival, to be held on September 14 and 15, as part of a series of free business seminars on the fashion industry.
In a month’s time Myer’s Mural Hall will play host to this year’s 2018 eftpos Australian Retailers Association (ARA) Australian Retail Awards. The theme of this year’s awards will centre around The Retail Realm: thinking outside of the shop and focus on customer experience, technology, payments,...
Father's Day marks a special occasion for dad's across Australia to celebrate with their loved ones.
The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) support the NSW Government’s move to making it easier for large format retailers to provide the goods and services their customers want by introducing new and updated retail land use definitions into law from 31 August.
The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) pay tribute towards the recent passing of our inaugural and former President, Director of jewellery chain Angus & Coote and the Founder of the Mulloon Institute, Tony (Anthony) Coote AM.
International demand for Australian products present a significant opportunity for Australian small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) to grow their business through cross-border trade over the next 12 months, according to independent research conducted by FedEx Express.
Small Business Victoria have partnered with Reed Gift Fairs for the upcoming Melbourne Gift Fair to highlight the importance of small business.