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Boosting retail store profitability: how advanced data analytics can help

Despite the rampant growth of e-commerce, there is still plenty of life left in bricks-and-mortar stores. The latest research by the Australian Bureau of...

It’s not all or nothing when it comes to going digital: Introducing the hybrid suit tailor

Commonly thought of as an alternative to the bricks and mortar retailer, a website is just another ‘location’ in which to do business. Or...

My best mistake: why online doesn’t have all the answers

Julie and Greg Dodge of Dandelyon Gifts in Queensland had their dreams set on opening an online store. But once they’d created it, they found they weren’t getting the traffic they desired.

From online to bricks and mortar: The local gift business bucking the online trend

While many businesses are shifting focus away from traditional retail and onto the online marketplace, Brisbane-based gift and homewares store Dandelyon is doing the opposite.

Five signs an eTailer is ready to open a storefront

Some retailers find they need a bricks-and-mortar store, not just an online site, to thrive.

Stores should shut up and move on, says online retailer

One of Australia’s leading online retailers has declared that bricks-and-mortar stores have lost the price war and should stop complaining and move on if they wish to keep their customer base.

Retailers employ app technology to engage consumers

A Sydney-based start-up has received backing from AMP Capital Shopping Centres to get its iPhone app off the ground, which promises to assist retailers in engaging shoppers and boosting in-store traffic.

Australian wholesalers and manufacturers out of fashion

It's impossible to ignore that the local retail environment is struggling to make ends meet, as local consumer behaviour shifts and retailers look to international suppliers in an effort to circumvent local wholesalers and manufacturers.

How online feedback is helping retailers survive and thrive

One can easily describe the current retail market as “it was the best of times; it was the worst of times”. On one hand, retailers are being slammed from a number of directions, but on the other, internet activity has doubled in the last 4 years and will directly contribute $70 billion to the economy within 5 years.

Kogan disputes connection between online and traditional retail

One of Australia’s most outspoken entrepreneurs, Ruslan Kogan, has announced he’s “divorcing” the traditional retail channel, arguing economists must stop grouping online retail with traditional bricks and mortar retailers.

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Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...