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Are you a Retail Realm finalist?

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 2018 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards stellar line-up

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.

Sydney Retail Festival features stellar line-up of speakers

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.

The 2018 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards are fast approaching

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,...

This Father's day: Dad's the word

Father's Day marks a special occasion for dad's across Australia to celebrate with their loved ones.

The ARA supports new retail definitions for big box and small supermarket shoppers

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.

ARA pay tribute to former President, Tony Coote

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.

Trade opportunities for Australian small and medium-sized businesses

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 retail showcase

Small Business Victoria have partnered with Reed Gift Fairs for the upcoming Melbourne Gift Fair to highlight the importance of small business.

Warning about threat-based impersonation scams this Scams Awareness Week

If you received a call out of the blue from the Tax Office saying you had a tax debt that you had to pay immediately or be arrested, what would you think? If Telstra called you and said there were internet problems in your area and they needed remote access to your computer in order to help you...

Power partnerships and moving beyond millennials: the trends defining brands in 2018

We want brands to stand for something that matters and to know there are more social groups than just millennials, according to The Media Store’s 2018 Trend Forecast.

David Jones, the now department-supermarket store

Melbourne’s Malvern Central Shopping Centre have expanded its food retail offering by welcoming David Jones Food earlier this year.

A new augmented reality experience

Following the successful launch of their online store earlier this month, fashion retailer ZARA are not quite finished with disrupting retail sphere, with a pioneering in-store concept launching today.

Melbourne Central #Pressforprogress this International Women's Day

For the first time, shopping precinct Melbourne Central will celebrate International Women’s Day this Thursday 8 March with giveaways and a free lunch. The day is a time to reflect and applaud the achievements of women, and bring forth empowerment for change.

Fulfilment by Amazon Launches for Australian Businesses

This week, thousands of businesses registered to sell on Amazon’s Australian Marketplace will be able to access Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA). 

The sustainable supermarket of the future

Australian grocers are welcoming innovation and anticipating new offerings with the newly formatted Woolworths store located in Sydney’s inner-west.

A divided vision of the future

We’re entering the next era of human-machine partnerships with a divided vision of the future, according to global research from Dell Technologies. Half of the 3,800 global business leaders surveyed, forecast that automated systems will free up their time while the other 50% believe otherwise....

How retailers are spreading the love this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, shoppers will once again be searching for the most meaningful gifts to celebrate this notorious event. This Valentine’s Day will see retailers offering a range of personalised gifts and limited edition products, giving Cupid a run for his money.

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How to outsmart the competition using HR technology

As more and more global retail giants enter Australia, it places a spotlight on the demand for more rigorous HR processes to ensure workforce compliance obligations are being met and the importance for niche retailers to up their HR game as a competitive strategy.

Human-Machine Partnerships in 2018

The Institute for the Future (IFTF) recently forecasted that we’re entering the next era of human machine partnership, and that between now and 2030, humans and machines will work in closer concert with each other, transforming our lives.

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