I Don’t Hustle, I Work Clever!

I know we live in a world where: cool = great bad = good sick = cool hot = attractive etc   but one word I won’t use is ‘HUSTLE’ when I mean work clever! I work clever; I think, I network, I plan, I collaborate and I create. I get slang but not in a professional sense; we have so many amazing words in the English language that …

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 …

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Innovation PitchFest Supporting Australian Designers & Manufacturers

Reed Exhibitions, Tchibo Germany & Magnolia Solutions are delighted to announce a world-first international collaboration to launch Tchibo Innovation Pitchfest; an exciting initiative that sets to expose Australian products to the international marketplace. This partnership showcases Reed Exhibition’s commitment to supporting Australia’s vibrant …

Talking about ‘The Connected Customer’ @ Referron: 10 Oct Sydney

Join us next Friday in Sydney @ Referron, I’m talking about the Connected Customer and how to engage them at BSI Connect. More information here.   “The Future of Now: Always On, Always Connected Communication technology unites us, relays news equally with opinion, transports us to worldwide events, and shrinks distances between our relationships. …

Talking Retail: BURST into 2015, Retail Business Booster 1 Day Workshop : Melbourne 27 Oct

Melbourne Retailers & Wholesalers are in for a treat!  I am honoured to be part of such a great lineup! Tara Dennis, Jules Brooke, Melissa Hobbs & I are talking retail for a full day at Reed Gift Fairs Burst into 2015 Workshop. Morning Tea, Lunch & Afternoon Tea provided. $132.00 Not to be missed!! More information here: http://buff.ly/1rHUG3i …

Nancy Georges on ABC News 24 The Business: ‘Myer Sales & Profit on the Slide’

I am constantly baffled as to why profit is achieved by slashing costs & not by increasing sales by putting well trained sales people on the floor in Australian Department Stores?? Constant poor results are indicative that it is not a viable strategy!! I got my 2c in on last night’s ABC News 24  The Business 11 September 2014. Click here …

NEWS ROOM: Week Beginning 30 June 2014

This page is updated during the week! To see other News Room updates please click here. **** EVENT: “Gamification & Social Media As Weapons to Increasing Audience Engagement”, Theresa Lim 8 July http://buff.ly/VAWSgz **** Great post from presenter Theresa Lim “Top 6 Ways To Make Your Next Event Truly Experiential!” http://buff.ly/1ltp3me …

NEWS ROOM: Week Beginning 15 June 2015

This page is updated during the week!  To see other News Room updates please click here. **** Interesting!! “Apple trademarks its stores” He was a smart man!! “Steve Jobs placed a great deal of emphasis on distinctive shop design, stating that “Unless we could find a way to get our message to customers at the store, we were screwed.” …

Nancy Interviewed for Financial Times “International invaders shake up Australia’s home grown retailers”

4 April 2014  ::   I was interviewed for this piece by Jamie Smyth in Sydney  ©Getty “In a country whose previously isolated landscape has been devastated by the introduction of rabbits, foxes and other invasive species, Australia is facing its latest incursion: foreign retailers. H&M opens its first store in Australia on Saturday as the …

The Business Crew with Nancy Georges

Tailored Business Assistance & Support for $100 (+gst) per month!! Who: Retailers and Small Business Owners I know that retailers and small business owners are resourceful over-worked people, who need regular support that suits their time and budget constraints. Today, Retailers must be canny business people and business owners must act more like …