September 2009

  • September 8th, 2009

    Australian Business Rebounds

    Business confidence rose in August, to six year high in the latest positive news for the Australian economy. Last month we had an article about consumer sentiment reaching a 35 year high, this month there is good news in the business sector.

  • September 7th, 2009

    Retail Promotions that Increase Revenue

    Retailing is always tough and even though the economy is picking up, it is always important to maximize sales.

    We have previously discussed the benefits of customer loyalty programs but in this article we will focus on attracting additional customers into the store.

    One historical favourite with many retailers for generating additional revenue has been the percent off sale.

  • September 7th, 2009

    Interview with Bernie Hogan of Creative Computing

    In this article, Retail Business Newsletter talks to Bernie Hogan, Managing Director of Creative Computing, about the company’s international expansion.

    Retail Business Newsletter (RBN): Some of our readers might already be familiar with Creative Computing but what does your company do?

    Bernie Hogan: We specialise in business systems for multi-store specialty store retailers, such as fashion, footwear, jewellery, furniture, mobile phones, etc.. Retailers that you could find in any typical shopping center.