How to Make More Money, Just Not This Week

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As seen on the Online Retailer blog.

Australian retailers will have roughly $1 billion dollars a day on the table over the 2017 Christmas season.

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Navigating the new world of retail

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As seen on Inside Retail.

From understanding the new connected customer to facing the fact that Australia has long copied other retailers around the world, here is what businesses need to know in order to navigate the future of retail.

In a recent panel discussion, seasoned industry experts discussed the importance for retailers to become a modern, customer-centric organisation in order to compete with Amazon when the mighty force arrives Down Under.

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Are you ready for digital fire?

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As seen on Inside Retail.

The expanding digitisation of retail enterprises means that theft 2.0 has the potential to deal a mortal wound to unprepared retailers.

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How to Use Data to Unleash your Retail Superpowers

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As seen on Inside Retail.

Big Data is yet another trendy term bandied about the tech world, but does it really hold the key to profound retail success?

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Didn’t we tell you?

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As seen on Inside Retail.

Only a few weeks ago, our Marketing Manager, Justin Cohen wrote an article published on Inside Retail titled ‘Containing the Amazon Offensive. The piece revealed the true nature of Amazon and outlined the strategy local retailers can use to fortify their businesses against the e-commerce powerhouse.

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Sales Down, New Age Retail Up

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It’s no secret that many Australian retailers are under pressure. In recent years, more than 20 have cracked with a few subsequently disappearing. Poignantly, Australian retail sales fell again in February, the second decline within a three month period.

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The Grave Sin of Omission

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Imagine that two people died in their sleep last night while in hospital. One patient died because his nurse didn’t inject him with his life-supporting medication. The other one passed away because his nurse injected him with the wrong drug.

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Coles relaunching BI-LO?

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In August 2016, The Age published an article outlining yet another twist in Coles’ strategy.  The intention, this time, is to reduce the supermarket’s product range by 15%, to “drive the efficiency of the business to fund grocery price cuts and safeguard its market share.[1]

The notion of reducing the merchandise offer to protect market share sounds strange. But, the strategy problem at Coles runs deeper than that.  Let me take you on a short trip down memory lane.

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