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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My 7 Top Tips for Retailers

Sometimes we just need a reminder, tip or suggestion to recalibrate our business. These are 7 Tips to help Retailers recalibrate:   1. Adopt a service culture / focus in your store – Make it easy to deal with you – including: Staff attitude, language and behavior Product selection Service process Delivery on & offline..

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I Like These 6 Keys To Success In Business

I am not sure where this picture came from but it really does embody what every business owner must remember and be supported by on the tough days!! In particular, I like #3 ‘Don’t Be Afraid To Fail’, people’s perception of failure is that it is a life-ending disaster.  It’s not, it’s how we learn..

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Nancy Georges in Culture Magazine

My Social Media Article in Culture Magazine

I wrote an article on Social Media for Hair Salons that appears in Culture Magazine April 2013.  Part 1 of the longer version of the article, can be read here & Part 2 can be read here. Click here to read the article in the magazine.

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10 Tips EOFY from Byrons

I always find the End Of Financial Year stressful.  So I asked Paul Breedon, Partner at Byrons Chartered Accountants, for his Top 10 Tips to get us through:              DO BEFORE 30 JUNE: Pay superannuation to get a tax deduction in the current year Delay Income until the 2013 if possible Bring Forward any deductions..

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AS SEEN IN: Jeweller Magazine

Jeweller Magazine is a great industry magazine.  In  March they ran my article “Retailers Must Evolve To Survive”, click here to read it in full.

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Customer Service: The Good, The Bad & The Lessons

We find ourselves in an interesting time.  Consumer behaviour has never been more fickle, retail has never been tougher, communication has never been easier while at the same time harder to manage and competition has never been tougher, as we now all operate on a world stage. So while it may be easier to find..

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‘Shop Til You Drop’ Everything in May Issue Online

My Facebook Tip of the Day has prompted me to write this post.  If you are on facebook, please go over and ‘LIKE’ the page so that the Tips appear in your stream. Australian magazine Shop Til You Drop May 2011 issue is a first; Everything in the issue is available online! This is a..

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Buying Know How 4 A Retail Store

Profitable sales are the objective of every retailer, to achieve this they need:                                      View This Post as a PDF their current customers to buy more in one transaction customers to shop in their store more often customers to stay in their store longer new customers Any good buyer knows profitable sales are not just as..

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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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