Villa Interiors, Online & Soaring

I featured client, Villa Interiors in an article about the move online for Giftrap Magazine: Villa Interiors, owner and Creative Director Rosemary Devlin, is a retailer not afraid to make whatever changes need to be made to her business in order to survive and grow in the ever changing retail environment.  The Furniture Retailer has..

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PayPal Video: Future of Shopping

This is a great video from PayPal that shows the future – and not too far in the future. An easy to understand illustration of how easy it will and what consumers will expect in the not-to-distant future. Retailers get informed & get ready!

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Websites Are Important To Every Business!

The lack of awareness of the benefits of a website are an indication that at least 50% of Australian businesses are run by people who are uninformed and out of date.

The convenience of a website in operation 24 -7 and the benefits such as being a business’ ‘secret sales person’ are only the start of the benefits a website brings to a business. Their main purpose, in my mind, is to meet the changing consumer expectations and behaviour. They EXPECT the businesses they deal with the have a GREAT website and if they find that this is not the case, the go to Old-Man Google and find one that does.

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Retailers MUST Embrace The Online Space Without Delay!

In July I was presenting Social Media Seminars at the GHA (Gift & Homewares Australia) Home & Giving Trade Show to Exhibitors and Retailers. It quickly became apparent to me that I was largely talking to an audience that had not yet dipped it’s toe into the online space let alone considered Social Media as a..

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Online Retailer Conference 2010 @ Sydney Convention Centre

A really interesting week for me; Firstly 4 days @ the Gift & Homewares Association (GHA) Home & Giving Fair where I presented seminars on social media and online integration as well as handling the social media for the GHA and speaking with exhibitors and retailers. Then straight into the Online Retailer Conference, with the GHA as well as..

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