Publication: Retailbiz.com.au

First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sambag expanding retail presence

2014 will see the extension of iconic Australian women’s wear label Sambag to two new destinations in NSW. Sambag Creative Director Sam Wagner recently announced that she will open boutiques in the newly refurbished shopping centres at Macquarie and Miranda, ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Chep enhancing accountability through mobile technology

Chep Australia has this week launched a trial of mobile technology that will enable customers to transfer equipment accountability at the same time as merchandise passes through their receipt and dispatch docks.The technology, designed to be used anywhere, ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 26 2014]
Entities: CHEP, data entry, Australia
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

From the iRunway to the iPhone! Macquarie Centre launches new catwalk app

Macquarie Centre has launched an Australian-first fashion app, MyMacquarie, a personalised app for shopping, fashion news, trends and events. It is the first Australian app to feature runway-to-mobile (audio-cued) technology, which allows users to save ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Will delivery drones be the cornerstones of next-gen shopping zones?

Online shopping is set to be revolutionised thanks to Google’s new e-commerce facility that comes complete with automated delivery drones, according to local internet marketing pioneer, Ben Bradshaw, CEO and founder of SponsoredLinX.Selected as only one ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Competition review recommends scrapping restrictions to retail trading hours

A draft report into Australia’s competition policy recommends that remaining restrictions on retail trading hours be removed, saying that full deregulation of trading hours is overdue.Retail is a strong focus for the wide-ranging Harper Competition Review, ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Queenslander wins Muffin Break baking competition

Local baker Lydia Evans has proven the most delectable baked-goods can be found on the mid-north coast of Queensland.Declared the 2014 winner of the annual Muffin Break Ultimate Bake-Off competition, Lydia out-baked competitors from across Australia and ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Retailers supporting Forest-happy initiative

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Australia has launched a national awareness campaign this month to educate shoppers about the difference they can make through their purchasing power of products that carry the FSC tree logo.The FSC Friday campaign looks ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Online Retailer coming to New Zealand in October

The inaugural Online Retailer New Zealand to be held at ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland Wednesday 29 October 2014 will showcase the latest eCommerce technology and e-retailing solutions in conjunction with a compact one day conference. Derived from ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

ACCC launches extraordinary court action against Woollies over "unsafe products"

The ACCC today launched an unprecedented Federal Court case against Woolworths regarding the safety of several products the supermarket chain has historically sold through its various retail brands.The five products include a drain cleaner, a deep fryer, ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Member owned Co-op comes to CSU at Port Macquarie

The Co-op, Australia’s largest member-owned retailer, has announced it will open a new store in early October to complement Charles Sturt University’s (CSU) newest campus in Port Macquarie. This latest new full line store, which includes a café, further ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Every sale is a presentation and every presentation is a sale

I can’t recall who, in my deep and distant past, told me that headline quotation, but I obviously didn’t forget it. And, after spending the past 20-or-so years as a trainer and presenter, I believe the reverse also applies: every presentation is a sale. ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Steve Jobs, iPod, Apple Inc
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Don't do nuffin: eat a muffin! Make a donation: help those in a low station

Muffin Break is encouraging people to take a break on Saturday 20 September 2014 in support of national family-focussed charity Good Beginnings.Each year Muffin Break hosts the Good Beginnings Fundraising Day as part of its partnership with the charity ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 12 2014]

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"The Panel’s assessment draws on nearly 350 submissions and close to 100 consultation meetings with a wide range of stakeholders. But the judgements that underpin the draft recommendations are our own" Professor Harper said
"Consumers are entitled to expect that the goods that they purchase from retailers are safe, and that retailers will act swiftly when product defects are subsequently identified, to avoid further potential harm to consumers,” ACCC chairman Rod Sims said. “Companies should ensure that they have effective quality assurance processes in place to prevent unsafe products from reaching their shelves. This is particularly the case where companies look to reduce costs in their supply chain by directly sourcing home brand products from overseas manufacturers.”"
John Scully, highly paid CEO of Pepsi was lured to join Apple when Steve Jobs finally said to him, "Do you want to sell sugared water for the rest of your life? Or do you want to come with me and change the world?”. Now, that’s an emotional sell!"

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From the iRunway to the iPhone! Macquarie Centr... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 24 2014]
Queenslander wins Muffin Break baking competition [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 22 2014]
Competition review recommends scrapping restric... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 22 2014]
Retailers supporting Forest-happy initiative [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 19 2014]
Online Retailer coming to New Zealand in October [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 19 2014]
ACCC launches extraordinary court action agains... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 17 2014]
Member owned Co-op comes to CSU at Port Macquarie [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Sep 17 2014]
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