Innovation Pitchfest August 2016

I created Innovation Pitchfest in 2015 to support Australian designers and businesses develop better businesses and go global! Learn more here. The Grand Final was held in August in  Melbourne and I’d love to share all the fun with you!! Please click here to see all the pictures on the IP  site or scroll down for a snapshot…

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As Seen In Australian Giftguide: Nancy Georges ‘Ask Me Anything’ – Where Do I Start in Digital?

There are so many challenges facing retailers today and we want to support you so you can not only navigate the new landscape, but also grow, be profitable and create the business you imagined when you first started. To help, I will be answering your questions every fortnight, beginning with today’s conundrum: Where do I..

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I’ve Been Nominated for Telstra Business Womens Awards by The Amazing Emma Isaacs!

Thank you Emma Isaacs for nominating me for Telstra Business Women’s Awards. I am so humbled and honoured (and a little speechless, which is rare!!). Your support of others is so admirable. Here’s to a great experience!! Any tips from past nominees will be much appreciated!

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AS SEEN IN: Today Extra ‘Consumer watch: Paying more online’

I had the pleasure of being on Today Extra, 13 April 2016, talking about why Coles in particular charges more online:

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As Seen In: ABC News Woolworths Results & Closing Masters, 26 February 2016

It was nice to add my piece to this story on ABC News.

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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; “We know..

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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..

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