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Ways Retailers Can Sell Without A Website: Short Term Fix

I know the whole digital ‘thing’ freaks a lot of customers out. I get it. But the time has passed to run a business without one. So while you get your head around how to get started (I will share more on that soon), I thought I would remind you how you can do ‘digital lite’ to compliment your retail business and not miss out on online sales.

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Life after Lockdown Masterclass Q&A

6 Week Masterclass: Coming out of Lockdown. Q&A.

Business Crew 6 Week Masterclass: Life after Lockdown We don’t know the exact date but lockdown will end in the not too distant future. Business will never be the same and customer behaviour has forever changed. Business owners need support to navigate the next few weeks to prepare for the new normal after lockdown. Every..

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Trading Through Covid Tips

The last 18 months have been very challenging for everyone on planet earth. As business owners, we are having to adapt faster than ever before because every day is different.
Lockdowns, mass contamination and true fear of death, never before experienced in our lifetime, have meant that we have to trade and connect digitally and find service solutions outside the normal toolkit we use.
Here are tips from Nancy Georges to support you as you trade though Covid and future challenging times:

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As Seen In: Heverton Anunciacao’s book, ’30 Advices from 30 Greatest Professionals in CRM & Customer Service in the World’

Honour to be asked to contribute to Heverton Anunciacao‘s book: ‘30 Advices from 30 Greatest Professionals in CRM and Customer Service in the World‘. Heverton contacted me and asked me to be part of his book. The premise: “Imagine the following situation: you were invited for a private meeting. In this meeting you are with..

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IP @ InnoDesignTech Hong Kong : 1 – 3 Dec 2016

When I created Innovation Pitchfest in 2015, it was a design competition that was designed to help Australian Designers and Businesses find manufacturing solutions and gain exposure. What began as a competition is now a commercial ‘movement’, supporting designers generate sales as well as manufacturing and business development. We are thrilled to be showcasing 35 of..

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As Seen In Australian Giftguide: Nancy Georges ‘Ask Me Anything’ – Where Do I Start in Digital?

There are so many challenges facing retailers today and we want to support you so you can not only navigate the new landscape, but also grow, be profitable and create the business you imagined when you first started. To help, I will be answering your questions every fortnight, beginning with today’s conundrum: Where do I..

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Innovation Pitchfest August 2015

9 July @ 12.30pm: Hangout w Innovation PitchFest Winners Orbitkey & Pitcher Q&A #ReedPitch

Join Us!  Click here to view the Hangout. We are talking all things Innovation Pitchfest with Charles Ng & Rex Kuo, creators of Orbitkey www.orbitkey.com. Already entered or interested in entering? Then join us and ask away!! Leave your questions below if you are too shy to chat online and we will discuss. Designers, Inventors &..

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Reed Exhibition Tchibo Innovation Pitchfest

Inaugural Innovation Pitchfest : February 2015

Innovation Pitchfest is one of the most rewarding projects I have ever created and had the pleasure seeing to fruition! Winners of the inaugural event were the ecstatic Orbitkey creators Charles Ng & Rex Kuo, worthy winners and the crowd favourites! Pictured here with Tchibo executives, Bastian Grafe and Andreas Kulenkampf. [flagallery gid=65] I have..

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Innovation Pitchfest Melbourne August 2015

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Innovation PitchFest Supporting Australian Designers & Manufacturers August 2015

  CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURS & DESIGNERS ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A PLATFORM TO TAKE YOUR PRODUCT TO A GLOBAL MARKET? What do the following innovations have in common? The black box flight recorder, bionic ear, plastic bank notes, electronic pacemaker, winged keel, Google maps and spray on skin for burn victims? Apart from being significant inventions..

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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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Reed Exhibition Tchibo Innovation Pitchfest

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Innovation PitchFest Supporting Australian Designers & Manufacturers

Reed Exhibitions, Tchibo Germany & Magnolia Solutions are delighted to announce a world-first international collaboration to launch Tchibo Innovation Pitchfest; an exciting initiative that sets to expose Australian products to the international marketplace. This partnership showcases Reed Exhibition’s commitment to supporting Australia’s vibrant and innovative retail industry with an influential organisation that sets to provide..

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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 @ 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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Stay Free at 8Hotels If You Have More Than 100,000 Instagram Followers

Social Currency in play here; Got 10,000 followers on Instagram? You can stay at 8Hotels in Sydney for free! I love that this made the Los Angeles Times. I read it on Interiors Addict blog a couple of months ago too. via Raz Chorev The Sydney 1888 Hotel is owned by 8Hotels has been created..

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SOCIAL MEDIA WOME 8 OCTOBER: What ‘Leaning In’ Means for Australian Women

& Why Is This Still An Issue in 2013?? We are going to discuss Female leadership in Australian business, inspired by Sheryl Sandberg’s book ‘Lean In’ with Nicola Swankie. Despite the fact that the Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that women have the edge on their male counterparts in Bachelor degrees and higher qualifications.  27 per..

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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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Reverse Garbage & Belle Flanneur display

Belle Flaneur & Reverse Garbage Creative, Sustainable Design!

This is a great creative sustainable display. Never missing an opportunity to bring reuse to the retail sector, our friends at Belle Flaneur repurposed Reverse Garbage materials at Westfield, where their Marketing Director proudly displayed our own sustainable design collaboration logo, designed by Buffalo creative studio. — Belle Flaneur: proudly collaborating with Reverse Garbage to..

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Creative Mornings August 2013 Urbanism

Alex Ritchie Shares His Love of Nature in Architecture @ Creative Mornings Sydney

I had a great time at this month’s Creative Mornings Sydney @Sydney_CM follow the hashtag #CMSyd.  Every month Creative Mornings from around the world organise talks on the same topic, visit the site here. This month the topic was URBANISM: ~ great speaker: Alex Ritchie   Creative Director and Co-Founder of international experience design consultancy, e2..

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Social Media Women July 2013 : ‘The Internet of Things’

The internet has revolutionised our world. The next generation of the digital revolution is called ‘The Internet of Things’. More objects are becoming embedded with sensors and gaining the ability to communicate. The resulting information networks promise to create new business models and disrupt existing business models. Kate Carruthers shared her insight into this next..

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