Member Spotlight – Thompsons Menswear

Celebrating 70 years of styling Melbourne’s men! FrontLine Member – Thompsons Menswear, Melbourne In the midst of one of Melbourne’s most emminent retail shopping strips lies a menswear boutique with a long & proud history. Celebrating 70 years of success as a retail business, current owner Phil Levy was excited to share his experience with … Continued

Apple Pay v Android Pay v Samsung Pay v Google Pay

Apple Pay v Android Pay v Samsung Pay v Google Pay You may have noticed it, but if you haven’t, your EFTPOS card is being replaced. No we’re not going back to cash, or bartering, although I know some retailers that would embrace those options more it seems. We’re moving towards using mobile payment systems … Continued

FrontLine Stores Partners with Passel

Passel Partners with FrontLine Stores Australia FrontLine Stores Australia is excited to announce partnership with the world’s first crowdsourced delivery company, Passel! Passel is the world’s first crowdsourced home delivery company. This means that, instead of professional or even part-time couriers carrying out deliveries, it will be people on their way home from the shops … Continued

Brauz Partners with FrontLine Stores Australia

FrontLine Stores Australia Partners with Brauz! FrontLine Stores Australia is excited to announce strategic partnership with Retail technology provider, Brauz! Brauz is a retail tech startup specialising in personalised product recommendations to shopper’s phones, attracting them into brick-and-mortar stores. By personalising the entire shopping journey, Brauz connects retail stores and brands to shoppers before they search online.  … Continued

Using Retail for Good – Capri Launceston

Using Retail for Good – Capri Launceston Keen to use HER retail business to help disadvantaged communities around the world, Michelle’s “donate a bra” campaign has become legendary in Launceston. The following is an article that featured in the Launceston Examiner about Michelle’s recent campaign.   Trade-a-bra The Launceston community has again thrown its support … Continued

Gravel & Grace – A business transformation

Gravel & Grace – A business transformation Meet Amanda from Gravel & Grace. Amanda is a true retail success story. She saw the potential in a weary old rural business and turned it into something fabulous. Read on to learn more about this amazing transformation… One ending is another’s beginning. Coleman’s Drapery had experienced many … Continued

Retailers, this is a call to arms – Adapt, or Bust!

Retailers, this is a call to arms – Adapt, or Bust! The biggest threat to Australian Retail isn’t Amazon, it’s complacency. Those who Fail to adapt and produce innovative customer experiences will undoubtedly be at risk to international brands entering the Australian market. Retailers must re-examine their ways or suffer the consequences of significant market … Continued

Offering buy now, pay later in store and online

Offering buy now, pay later in store and online We’re all familiar with the lay-by model, which allows customers to come into your store, leave with a product and pay for it over time. It’s a convenient option to provide to your customers, which you can now offer risk-free both in-store and through your online … Continued

Merchandising Techniques for Home Decor

Merchandising Techniques for Home Decor The majority of information our brains process comes in through our sense of sight (83%).We’re overwhelmingly visual when digesting information in comparison to our other senses. An effective display is therefore the key to maximising sales opportunities by capturing a shopper’s attention and interest. Focal Points Displaying a product so it … Continued

Retailing for tomorrow

There’s change in the air. There is no doubt that customers are changing… and so is the retail landscape. Aussie retailers who keep their ears to the ground can hear the vibrations of the Amazon approach. It’s on the minds of major retailers, it’s being discussed at board meetings and it’s being written about in most major … Continued

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