Profiles

Stock My Store ups the ante in Aussie distribution game

- May 26, 2014 2 MIN READ

For years, McIver has built her brand, Wholesale Baby, into one of the country’s major players in the highly lucrative market of “mum’s and bubs” products. In the process, McIver and her team have also been pivotal in the success of many well-known new products in this space – finding them and taking on the distribution role for mother and baby targeted startups.

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Startup Shopseen simplifies running a retail business

- February 5, 2014 3 MIN READ

Launched in July last year, San Francisco startup Shopseen offers small boutique owners, merchants and designers to sell and promote their products under one roof. Rather than using multiple tools to manage a retail business, on Shopseen, businesses can schedule social shares, print shipping labels, and email customers, all from a simple, intuitive interface.

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Founder Interview: Rewardle

- October 23, 2013 < 1 MIN READ

Andy sat down with Ruwan Weerasooriya founder of Rewardle.com and spoke about trying to crack an industry that many people have failed in so far when it comes to digitising the solution.

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New hyper-local app generates buzz across Australia’s retail industry

- September 23, 2013 4 MIN READ

Launched in June, a new smartphone app is getting retail bees buzzing to get their hands on the new marketing tool – with over 12,000 download to date. Buzzingaa offers retailers the opportunity to boost traffic, sales, turnover and profit by targeting customers through GPS-linked app alerts that direct them to special deals and discounts the minute they are within close proximity to a particular store.

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Buy It Ride It: The Etsy for action sports

- August 27, 2013 3 MIN READ

BuyitRideit is an online platform dedicated to all things action sports. The site provides customers with great deals and expert advice, also allowing them to connect with retailers who are promoting their business, products and services on BuyitRideit’s rapidly growing marketplace.

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The GST Overseas Retail Battle

- September 25, 2012 2 MIN READ

As fashion designers we are always interested in the changing world of retailers. It is important to always be on trend and keep up with advancements, technologies and ideas, but do these tactics push the boundaries, do these cost effective strategies go too far and what is the cost to the retailers and the consumers?

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Local Designers vs International Competition

- August 27, 2012 3 MIN READ

We are Sarina Zammit and Katya Baxter owners of Melbourne based fashion label Mina & Katusha. As your new monthly guest bloggers we would like to give you an idea of our personalities and some of the challenges and opportunities we continue to face while trying to realise our goals within the fashion industry. For this first entry we would like to give you an idea of who we are as people and where we are at as a business.