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

Member Spotlight – Style Active by Chloe

Turning inspiration into retail success! As a fitness professional, Chloe had a unique ability to understand and connect with the needs of her local community. This insight enabled her to spot the window of opportunity open to her in the world of retail. Equipped with inspiration, retail mentors and a solid business plan, Chloe was … Continued

10 Ways To Make The Most of FABE ’17

10 Ways To Make The Most Out Of FABE ’17 The FrontLine Australian Buying Event is the largest of its sort in Australia so you will need some sort of strategy upon entering the big doors. Plus, there is more to gain than ever from this event this year, not just some great buying opportunities. Take … Continued

Christmas Window/In-Store Display Competition

Christmas Window/In-Store Display Competition Wow! When we launched this festive competition we didn’t think we’d get this many great entries back from all over Australia. For those who missed it, in collaboration with preferred supplier, Shop for Shops, we launched a competition inviting independent retails to send a photo of the Christmas Window or In-Store … Continued

Uncommon Christmas Retail Tips

Uncommon Christmas Retail Tips Work smarter hours Christmas. A wonderful time of year where we show our friends and loved ones how much they mean to us by giving gifts. The problem is that we all need to find time in our busy lives to gather ideas and go looking for that ideal gift. You … Continued

Your Retail Summer Checklist

Your Retail Summer Checklist Summer is a great time of year for Australian’s. We’re out and about in thongs, wearing dresses, shorts and shirts, moods are high, weather is great, we’re socialising with each other and generally in a better frame of mind about life. Naturally, as retailers, you are going to want to get your … Continued

Brand Power at FABE

National brands help to give a store credibility – they bring the customers in. The same can be said for FABE, as a buying event for independent retailers. As the event continues to grow in awareness, it also grows with big brands. Menswear will see the return of major players BACK BAY, CITY CLUB, STUDIO … Continued

Introductory Workshop at FABE – You’re Invited!

The In Store Stylist   New Introductory Workshop at FABE Get ready to take your in store styling and customer service skills to the next level! “This program helped us step outside the box and grow! It give you a thirst for knowledge and helps you evolve as a store stylist” “We’ve now got tools … Continued

FABE Major Announcement – JAG exhibiting!

  The profile of FABE continues to grow, with the recent inclusion of JAG. Born in Chapel St in Melbourne in 1972, JAG has a rich heritage with denim at its core, and fashion  at its heart. The collections focus on elevated seasonal pieces, worn back with directional  and essential denim. At the February FABE, JAG … Continued

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