Oct 13, 2017 – At last night’s 2017 POPAI Marketing @ Retail Awards, Microsoft and their agency partner – Retail Safari – were awarded the “2017 Field Marketing Excellence Award”.
It’s a simple fact that many retailers ignore at their peril! Seventy per cent of consumers will walk out of a store if they don’t have access to knowledgeable salespeople.
This week I attended the “Highlights from the ACRS World Retail Congress” where my time was well spent hearing about merging global trends and retail best practice. This year’s theme centred on the idea of ‘Transforming retail today, tomorrow and beyond’ to survive in an age of disruption. Retail leaders – Dr. Sean Sands and […]
For many years, Brand Ambassadors have been a ubiquitous part of the shopping environment. Used as a standard in-store promotional tactic by grocery and non-grocery manufacturers alike, their traditional role has predominantly involved increasing brand awareness, as well as driving sales. However, in recent years we have been observing changes in the Australian market, which […]
73 % of the 87% of Australians that use a smartphone or tablet use it for shopping according to a recent study by 3radical. Over 50% of those surveyed are using them in store to research products they are looking for or compare prices. So what does this mean for retailers and brands? The old […]
In the increasingly competitive Australian grocery retail environment, retailers and FMCG brands are facing challenges everywhere they look. The internet, arrival of major international players into the market and increasing range of Coles and Woolworths’ own-label products are just some of the many factors impacting the industry. So what to do? In these challenging circumstances, […]