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Retailers need an innovation strategy

The retail industry is ripe for disruption. Spending is changing, consumer expectations are rising and Amazon is poised to launch in Australia. According to Morgan Stanley, Amazon is set to carve out a $12bn piece of Australia’s retail pie in […]

Posted on October 6, 2017

9 ways to avoid the Christmas sales slump

Introduction As you read this blog, your sales people are already counting down to Xmas. They are thinking about the time they will spend with family and friends, partying and overindulging. For employers, however, this jolly and jovial time of […]

Posted on October 6, 2017

A wrap-up of the Women2Watch Award Show 2017

Authored by Kelly Stickel, CEO, Remodista Two weeks ago, at Remodista’s annual Women2Watch Award Show in NYC, we named 5 Innovation Award winners. Abby Wallach, cofounder of ScentInvent, Chau Banks, EVP, CIO and Channel Integration of New York & Company, […]

Posted on October 6, 2017

How to enhance digital customer experience this Christmas

It’s no surprise that the Christmas season is the peak selling period for several retailers. It’s also the busiest period for online shopping. 28% of all online purchases in 2015 occurred between October and December, while December alone saw 53% […]

Posted on October 6, 2017

How to make more money, just not this week

Australian retailers will have roughly $1 billion dollars a day on the table over the 2017 Christmas season. With so much money at stake, Online Retailer asked me to provide insights into how retailers can leverage technology to maximise their […]

Posted on October 6, 2017

Thriving with Amazon: Top tips to embrace the retail giant

Amazon’s imminent arrival in the Australian retail landscape has caused quite the stir. Change and the unknown naturally cause fear, however in my experience, marketplaces can be a useful avenue to appeal to a different customer from your target demographic. […]

Posted on September 1, 2017

The Retail Revolution

“Sometimes people want to shop. And sometimes people want to go shopping.” Tim Kobe is the lead designer behind the Apple store and we talked at length about the future of retail when we met at the World Retail Congress […]

Posted on September 1, 2017

Going global, Amazon, culture & millennials

Insights from the 5th annual Leaders Summit This year’s Leaders Summit was again a great event filled with high level networking and discussion amongst the retail captains of the country. In keeping with tradition, the event is by invitation only, […]

Posted on September 1, 2017

Five things I learnt at Online Retailer 2017

Online Retailer provides a wonderful lens into the challenges retailers face in a high-speed digital environment, and the insights needed to navigate the omnichannel jungle. The 2017 event was no exception, with a mix of thought leaders and accomplished digital […]

Posted on September 1, 2017

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