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Building a successful business in the school of hard knocks

I've spent the last couple of weeks in planning sessions with several grocery clients in Australia and New Zealand. These clients are manufacturers and retailers alike, so we've been looking at growing both branded and retailer own-branded product. Oh, and I've also spent time with two friends who I mentor. Article source: http://www.smartcompany.com.au/retail-trends/building-a-successful-business-in-the-school-of-hard-knocks.html By: SmartCompany [...]

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Traditional vs online retailers: Who will win the race for growth?

Last week, Myer CEO Bernie Brookes was quoted as saying that over the coming couple of years the pure online retailers would be successively overtaken by the traditional mainstream retailers. This would be done because the traditional retailers have strong, trusted brands with significant heritage. They also have a wider Article source: http://www.smartcompany.com.au/retail-trends/traditional-vs-online-retailers-who-will-win-the-race-for-growth.html By: SmartCompany [...]

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