If you’ve been overseas recently, you would have noticed how supermarkets are evolving and becoming more of a marketplace with fresh fruit, a bakery section, extensive organic ranges and even their own cafes inside! Woolworths has opened one of its first next generation stores in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, applying the ‘marketplace’ feel in the new Warringah [read more]
Do you live around Melbourne, in particular close to Fitzroy? If you do, it may be worth stepping into your local Officeworks following their significant product expansion, mixing up their existing merchandise to appeal to different customer groups. The Fitzroy Officeworks has undergone an overhaul to expand its offering across a variety of categories including [read more]
Have you ever slipped through an extra avocado or put through your more expensive fruit as a cheaper alternative? Well this is soon to be over, NSW police and supermarkets warn. NSW Coles retailers are starting a crackdown on petty theft, with the retailer saying it’s sick of customers who lie about what’s in their [read more]
What comes to mind when you think of an activewear store? Do you have visions of: Exclusive products, a dedicated team of stylists, a personalisation bar, VIP events and a healthy food and drinks bar? Either did we, until Stylerunner created a pop-up store with all of the above and loads more called Stylerunner LIT! Stylerunner is [read more]
Are you sick and tried of the price wars between Coles and Woolworths? You’re certainly not alone, and Aussie Farmers Direct have definitely been paying attention! Aussie Farmers Direct (AFD) have recently launched The General Store, an online-only supermarket stocking popular brands at crazy low prices, with some bulk value lines not available in current supermarkets. The [read more]
Australia’s online sales have grown over 13% in the last financial year, surpassing $20 billion according to the NAB Online Retail Sales Index. Between July 2015 and June 2016 online retail sales in Australia reached $20.1 billion, with figures set to rise yearly as more and more retailers improve their online presence. Most retail stores [read more]
In a recent article published in Insider Retail, Josh Franklin the General Manager of Revel Systems Australia discusses how an iPad POS system is useful for retailers looking to streamline their operations.
Think about your favourite in-store shopping experience. Other than the items you’re looking to buy, what stands out? You probably don’t realise it at the time, but music, decor, and lighting all affect the store environment.