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Archive for September, 2009

Australian Business Confidence rises to a 6 Year High

September 8th, 2009

Category: Retail Business News

Australian Business Rebounds Business confidence rose in August, to six year high in the latest positive news for the Australian economy. Last month we had an article about consumer sentiment reaching a 35 year high, this month there is good news in the business sector. The National Australia Bank’s monthly business survey showed business confidence at the highest level since October of 2003, as the retail, finance, manufacturing and personal services sectors rose. The index rose 8 points in August to 18 index points. “It is worth n...

Effective Retail Promotions

September 7th, 2009

Category: Retail Business Tips

Retail Promotions that Increase Revenue Retailing is always tough and even though the economy is picking up, it is always important to maximize sales. We have previously discussed the benefits of customer loyalty programs but in this article we will focus on attracting additional customers into the store. One historical favourite with many retailers for generating additional revenue has been the percent off sale. The trouble is that retailing is so competitive now that it seems that there is a sale on almost every week, so this type of sale doe...

Australian Retail Software Provider takes on the world

September 7th, 2009

Category: Retail Business Tips

Interview with Bernie Hogan of Creative Computing In this article, Retail Business Newsletter talks to Bernie Hogan, Managing Director of Creative Computing, about the company’s international expansion. Retail Business Newsletter (RBN): Some of our readers might already be familiar with Creative Computing but what does your company do? Bernie Hogan: We specialise in business systems for multi-store specialty store retailers, such as fashion, footwear, jewellery, furniture, mobile phones, etc.. Retailers that you could find in any typical shop...