Australian retail awards

Congratulations to all winners!

The results are in for the 2016 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards. Aldi has taken out the 2016 eftpos Retailer of the Year at the annual event – celebrating Australian retail businesses and individuals for success, innovation and growth.


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Create Compelling Visual Merchandising

The key to a brilliantly merchandised store is making sure there is a plan to guide how it should look and the story that the space should tell. This workshop provides the foundations and steps to successfully design and merchandise a retail store to showcase the product and drive a strong commercial return.

The practical step by step approach gives examples and simple tips to getting it right every time.


If the shoe fits

  Footwear is taking centre stage across the world’s top retail precincts, with curated offers at its ...

Sydney leads retail rent growth

Sydney’s CBD continues to lead the way nationally in terms of retail rent ...

October – National Safe Work Month

National Safe Work Month is October, and retailers are being asked to think ...

New $5 note on its way

The September 1 introduction of the new generation $5 note is around the ...

Tickets still available for Westfield Breakfast

There are still tickets remaining to the Westfield Breakfast Seminar Series in Melbourne. This ...



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