Nancy Georges Newsroom

NEWS ROOM: Week Beginning 16 June 2014

This page is updated during the week! To see other News Room updates please click here. **** How One Generation Was Single-Handedly Able To Kill The Music Industry http://buff.ly/1lo0883 via Elite Daily **** “Staff productivity to drop during World Cup 2014” http://buff.ly/SZoR7A > ‪#‎WorldCup2014‬ I’m not surprised at all based on friends’ & my activity..

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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. We’re..

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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!!..

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Nancy Georges Retail Hub 0814 Reed Gift Fairs

Nancy Georges @ Reed Gift Fairs Retail Hub Sydney #ReedRetailHub

I’m excited to be a RETAIL HUB expert at Reed Gift Fairs in Sydney in September!! Follow the signs & you will find us at The Retail Hub is at Sydney Exhibition Centre Glebe Island. See the schedule here: http://www.reedgiftfairs.com.au/en/sydney-september/Retail-Hub/ I’m talking all things #Retail, come & say hi: Saturday 20 September @ 11:00 am  ..

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Nancy Georges in B&T

Nancy Georges Interview: ‘Aussie Businesses Need To Be Socially Braver’ – B&T

Thanks Nikki Jae Majewski B&T Magazine, it was great speaking with you & sharing the fun to be had at SMW Sydney  http://bit.ly/1wn5PXe SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK : 23 – 27 September I will be hosting and taking part of a retail panel during Social Media Week, ‘The Consumer Journey‘ with wonderful experts: Megan Wilkes: Co-Founder, Q&CO..

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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..

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Nancy Georges Newsroom

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 **** Creating cool images..

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Nancy Georges Newsroom

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..

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Nancy Georges Newsroom

NEWS ROOM: Week Beginning 2 June 2014

This page is updated during the week! To see other News Room updates please click here. **** I was interviewed by Jamie Smyth for this Financial Times article: “International invaders shake up Australia’s home grown retailers” http://buff.ly/1tw0SbB **** @Starbucks know their customer, what they want and how to deliver it, retailers take note! #customer #ux..

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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..

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Nancy Georges at Reed Gift Fairs Retail Hub

I’m Talking All Things Retail @ Reed Gift Fairs Retail Hub #ReedRetailHub

I’m excited to be a RETAIL HUB expert at Reed Gift Fairs in Sydney in February  #ReedRetailHub I’m talking all things #Retail, come & say hi: Saturday  15 Feb  @   2:30 pm   Retail Fundamentals Sunday     16 Feb  @ 12:15 pm   Customer Service Monday   17 Feb  @  11:30 am   Retail Marketing Online Tuesday   18 Feb  @  12:15 pm   Visual Merchandising:..

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Retail Miss Fix It News Room

NEWS ROOM: WEEK BEGINNING 11 NOVEMBER 2013

This page is updated during the week! To see other News Room updates please click here. ****  RT Katy Daniells: What’s Trending, YouTube Music Awards and the rise of social TV http://buff.ly/1eJGVva >will only get better, despite what the nay-sayers say!  **** #supportlocalretail #shoplocal “Dick Smith has a challenge for Tony Abbott, as he relaunches..

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NEWS ROOM: WEEK BEGINNING 2 SEPTEMBER 2013

This page is updated during the week! To see other News Room updates please click here. **** @tetrisventures Great article: The Shift to Curation as King vs.c Original Content http://goo.gl/bFPZjC **** I am SO EXCITED to announce that JWLZ‘s online store is OPEN! #ShopLocal #ClientLove http://www.jwlz.com.au/ **** RT @andrewmic: RT @AdamMGrant: Good guys finish first… eventually,..

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Retail Miss Fix It News Room

NEWS ROOM: WEEK BEGINNING 1 JULY 2013

This page is updated during the week! To see other News Room updates please click here. **** Another fabulous ‎#RealChat with @JohannaBD & Karalyn Brown @InterviewIQ, all about LinkedIn this morning, watch it here: http://youtu.be/JGNODQZX6wY **** RT @masatostudio Anya Hindmarch: no ordinary bag lady – Telegraph http://ht.ly/mG9vS  via @TeleFashion **** RT @markwoodrow: 5 consumer trends..

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Retail Miss Fix It News Room

NEWS ROOM: WEEK BEGINNING 17 JUNE 2013

This page is updated during the week! To see other News Room updates please click here. This morning’s Real Chat with +Johanna Baker-Dowdell  was on Writing your own Book: Conception to publishing, view here : http://youtu.be/VB7Kz6xa7lk **** RT @timrayner01: Big Brother and Silicon Valley @NewYorker , read more here. **** RT @petecripps: Facebook Reveals How Often the..

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Retail Miss Fix It News Room

NEWS ROOM: WEEK BEGINNING 10 JUNE 2013

This page is updated during the week! To see other News Room updates please click here. #EVENT: @TheFetchSYD & @Canva’s @hannahdemilta is up tonight: Sharing her Blogger Tips & Tricks + Strategic Insight into How Brands & Influencers Can Work Together. New Venue! @Bar_100 100 George St, Sydney BAR 100 www.socialmediawomen.eventbrite.com **** RT @reuvengorsht: Walmart..

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Retail Miss Fix It News Room

NEWS ROOM: WEEK BEGINNING 29 APRIL 2013

I had the pleasure of talking social media on Eastside Radio. You can listen to the podcast here: http://eastsidefm.org/2013/04/women-in-social-media/ **** RT @thetweetailer: Neat use of outdoor. Nike using holograms in posters to demonstrate flexibility of new Nike Frees. http://t.co/682CVwBGyj **** #BoycottMyer – Bernie Brooks’ comment on NDIS levy outrages decent people… I created a storify..

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Cool Brand Apps; L’Oreal Paris ‘The Colour Genius’ App

Found this at Esprit Magazine Australia: “L’Oréal Paris revealed its upcoming cosmetics launches plus a handy App (The Colour Genius) which suggests colours to match an outfit, fashion looks and ways to wear cosmetics and beauty tips to build confidence and inspire when it comes to wearing make-up. Notable launches are Nude Magique CC Cream..

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Retail Miss Fix It News Room

News Room: Week Beginning 18 Feb 2013

Putting together great speakers for Social Media Women & media140 events this year!  1st media140 : 26 March in Sydney . Register & check out the next few events click here *********** The ever talented Garance Dore talks business with Imran Amed.  click here to read *********** This is interesting via media140 :”#VALENTINES Something you..

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Article in My Business: “Dear Retailers, It’s Not Me, It’s You”

This is a little bit of tough love: Dear Retailers, It’s Not Me, It’s You!  I constantly hear retailers blaming the customer for their situation, so I thought I would write them a Dear John Letter: If Australian customers were to write Australian retailers a ‘Dear John’ letter as to why they have left them..

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Nancy Georges comments on Delayed Effects of GFC for Retailers

Valerie Khoo and I discussed the delayed effects of the GFC on retailers.   This is a topic that I am passionate about and it was a great opportunity to raise awareness and offer a few suggestions to increase sales.  Valerie’s piece appeared in today’s Sydney Morning Herald. An excerpt: “Magnolia Solutions’s retail strategist Nancy Georges..

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Deckhouse Social Media Brunch

With all the focus on Social Media at the moment being about ROI and sales, it is nice just to let the ‘Social’ take centre stage! To see all of my pictures, please click here. Denea, editor of Gourmet Rabbit, @GourmetRabbit on twitter (in ‘Twitter-speak” this denotes a person’s ‘Twitter Handle’ or their name /..

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Marketing Is All Encompassing

I commented on a great discussion on LinkedIn and thought I would post it here too; Stuart Ayling asked: How do people view the ‘marketing’ function within companies? I thought the responses were great and this is such an important discussion to have within a business, regardless of size.  This was my answer: “Geoffrey, I have..

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Competition is NOT a Dirty Word!

There are a lot of things that business owners need to focus on and being obsessed with their competition is not one of them. It is time to look at your competitors in a new light. Your competitors will elevate your whole category / product group or niche. They will also be a comparison to you and allow you to shine in comparison!! Use your competition to increase the awareness of your niche & show how great your business is!!

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Social Media 101 – Part 3

Have you read Social Media 101 – Part 1 & Part 2? This post will make more sense if you have. 1. http://magnoliasolutions.com.au/2009/10/12/social-media-101-part-1/ 2. http://magnoliasolutions.com.au/2009/10/13/social-media-101-part-2/ We have covered; What is Social Media and Networking sites MySpace & Facebook. Twitter (www.twitter.com) is the social media of the moment, despite starting in 2006. Twitter asks users to..

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7 Powerful Ways to Boost Retail Profits

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A TRUE PLEASURE TO BE A CUSTOMER @ GELATOMASSI!!

Just when I had lost faith in customer service and passionate retailers (my customers excluded of course!), a friend took me to Gelatomassi in Newtown on Sunday for what he said was, “the best Gelato in Sydney (possibly Australia)”. We were in Concord so this was a lot of pressure to put on one place!..

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Bit about Me!

Hello! I thought I would cut my Bio short so that you can see all of the other things we have here! What to do with all the other info that gives you an insight into me and my business? So I can put it here! Over the past 20 years I have acquired many..

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