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Top 50 People in E-commerce

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Over 250 people from across the retail and e-commerce industries came together for the launch party of Internet Retailing’s 2017 Top 50 People in E-Commerce and to celebrate leaders who made it to the list, last February 28. Internet Retailing founder Mark Freidin and editor Heather McIlvaine opened the event and explained the selection process of 50 […]

Retailer Awards

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Inside Retail Retailer Awards, once again, gathered Australian and New Zealand retailer achievers for a night of unique experience in the world of weird and wonderful, where the Wicked Guardian of Retail awaited to celebrate excellence. Now on it’s 3rd year, Retailer Awards set the bar high with it’s theme Circum Bohemicum, inspired by Alice […]

Festival of Retail Ideas Day 3

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Here’s a snapshot of the last day of the Festival of Retail Ideas in MCEC, Melbourne.   @wgsn Insights Senior Editor @petah starts Day 3 with a talk about Generation Z: The next wave of retail disruption. #InsideRetailLive #FestivalofRetailIdeas pic.twitter.com/qFPhS6V7wm — Inside Retail Live (@InsideRetaiLive) March 1, 2018 It’s time for businesses to look beyond […]

Festival of Retail Ideas Day 2

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Here’s a snapshot of Day 2 at the Festival of Retail Ideas in MCEC, Melbourne.   Morning @InsideRetaiLive —what a way to kick off day 2! @adamferrier, founder of @thinkerbellads on challenging conventional wisdom’s… BOO! HISS! Okay, we’ll try to keep an open mind. Love to chat at stand 58! #festivalofideas #day2 pic.twitter.com/evJ7LPRAG5 — TruRating […]

Women in Leadership

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It’s Women’s Month and the retail industry has plenty of remarkable women to credit for its success. Our Women in Leadership Breakfast held last Feb 28 at the Melbourne Town Hall featured Zip General Manager for Sales & Solution Delivery Fran Ereira, Revlon CTO Chau Banks, Flora & Fauna CEO & Founder Julie Mathers, Remodista […]

Festival of Retail Ideas Day 1

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Here’s a snapshot of Day 1 at the Festival of Retail Ideas in MCEC, Melbourne. The #FestivalofRetailIdeas is about to begin, but first breakfast with current & future women leaders. @Zip_AU Fran Ereira, @revlon Chau Banks, @floraandfaunaau Julie Mathers, & @remodista Kelly Stickel are sharing invaluable career advice and progressive business practices. pic.twitter.com/53HOzXn7g4 — Inside […]

Message From The Acting Lord Mayor of Melbourne

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Melbourne is home to a thriving, diverse and prosperous retail and hospitality economy. The retail trade sector accounts for 4.5 per cent of total employment in the city and it contributes $2.13 billion in Gross Local Product to the city’s economy. By fostering growth of unique and innovative concepts in the heart of the city, […]

Retailer Awards: Who made the cut?

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  What does it take to create a thriving retail business today? A look at the finalists for the 2018 Retailer Awards gives us a good idea on how to become the most outstanding in the industry. The 2018 Retailer Awards finalists are standout contenders in their respective industry categories. In terms of diversity and […]

3 minutes with Chau Banks, New York and Company

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Meet Chau Banks, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Channel Integration at New York & Company. Tell us about your career? I have been working in consumer-related industries for over 25-years, focused on operational and technical aspects of business management.   Over the last 12-years I have worked for Retail companies that have leveraged […]

Engaging Millennials and the business of Xmas

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By: Catherine Ross Christmas is approaching. You’re getting ready for the most important sales period of the year. But in 2017, are the same tools to entice enough – or are customers now expecting a more meaningful experience? This year we’ve heard much about Millennials, but how are retailers – in fact – responding to […]