Nancy Georges’ Trade Fair Tips 2016

I update this post every 6 months in time for the trade fairs.  Preparation is your best tool for the fairs. I have been attending and exhibiting in Trade Shows since 1996, in Australia and internationally.  As we prepare for the Reed Gift Fairs & Life Instyle which starts this Saturday and Thursday, respectively, I thought I would share with …

Millennials & The Impact on Retail

Millennials, aka Gen Y, aka The Plugged in Generation, whatever you call them they are the largest generation of all time and their behaviour is unlike any who have come before them. Born between 1980s – 2000, their size and influence will change the world forever! Retailers need to adapt their businesses to connect with Millennials. To do this, they …

BIG DATA – THE CONNECTIVE TISSUE BETWEEN RETAILER & CUSTOMER

It has been interesting watching the birth and growth of the phrase BIG DATA. Some see it as a big scary unwieldy ‘thing’ and other see it as the holy grail – it will deliver magical results but is illusive. A couple of definitions to help understand it: Big Data: noun Extremely large data sets that may be analysed computationally to reveal patterns, …

Join Us! Westpac Blue Chilli Business Connect – Free Event, Sydney, 30 September 2015

Westpac’s NEW Small Business Hub is open for business! 1st Westpac Blue Chilli Business Connect meeting on Wednesday night in Kogarah. Free event & I’m talking “Small Business & The Connected Customer”. RSVP here. More on the Hub here.   The Small Business Hub has been created to support and inform small businesses; …

Innovation Pitchfest Top 20 Announced!

Congratulations to our fabulous winners of the Innovation Pitchfest Top 20: 31 Day Happy Pills by Short Story Babyhood Kaylula Sova Clear 5 In 1 Cot by Bobby Bebe Pty Ltd Bella Baby Bag by Lyn’s Label Cerachef Colour Changing Cookware by MNB Variety Imports Pty Ltd Cool Stool (Patent Pending) by Red Elk Creative Concepts Daisy by Tufts Designer …

Did You Know: These Are All Great Australian Inventions #ReedPitch

What do the following innovations have in common? The black box flight recorder, bionic ear, plastic bank notes, electronic pacemaker, winged keel, Google maps and spray on skin for burn victims? Apart from being significant inventions that have changed the world, each one of these innovations was created by Australians – proof that we have a whole …

EVENT: GOOGLE HANGOUT WITH INNOVATION PITCHFEST WINNERS ORBITKEY

9 JULY 2015  :  12.30 PM  :  ONLINE   Join Us!  Click here to view the Hangout. We are talking all things Innovation Pitchfest with Charles Ng & Rex Kuo, creators of Orbitkey www.orbitkey.com. Already entered or interested in entering? Then join us and ask away!! Leave your questions below if you are too shy to chat online and we will discuss. …

9 July @ 12.30pm: Hangout w Innovation PitchFest Winners Orbitkey & Pitcher Q&A #ReedPitch

Join Us!  Click here to view the Hangout. We are talking all things Innovation Pitchfest with Charles Ng & Rex Kuo, creators of Orbitkey www.orbitkey.com. Already entered or interested in entering? Then join us and ask away!! Leave your questions below if you are too shy to chat online and we will discuss. Designers, Inventors & exhibitors …