My point-of-sale marketing is a bit dated. What should I do?

9:55PM | Thursday, 22 September 2011 |  As business owners that care about our businesses and strive to take them to a greater level, it's easy to get caught up in what’s new and what's hot in technology and marketing.

Retail and tech start-ups fare well in Young Rich list

9:46PM | Thursday, 22 September 2011 |  Some of Australia’s leading start-up entrepreneurs have made an appearance onto this year’s BRW Young Rich list, with the tech and retail sectors well represented.

Colorado Group reborn as Fusion Retail

9:52PM | Wednesday, 21 September 2011 |  Thousands of jobs have been saved by the restructure and rebranding of the former Colorado Group, but the newly formed Fusion Retail Brands has its work cut out for it to make a splash in this difficult retail environment, retail experts say.

Retail disputes rise as stores fret over rising rents

9:36PM | Tuesday, 20 September 2011 |  Disputes between landlords and tenants dominated enquiries to the Victorian Small Business Commissioner, its annual report shows, but the body representing shopping centre owners and managers says the pain cuts both ways.

Shane Warne’s underwear brand enters voluntary liquidation

9:28PM | Tuesday, 20 September 2011 |  Lime Door Brands, the clothing company behind Shane Warne's underwear brand and a soon-to-be-released lingerie and dress line by burlesque star Dita Von Teese, has entered voluntary liquidation but its chief executive says the move has been caused by a dispute with investors and is not a reflection on the brands.

Male-centric shopping centre

9:17PM | Friday, 16 September 2011 |  Shopping has traditionally been a woman’s sport. But what would happen if someone designed a mall strictly for male shoppers?

Japanese retailer Uniqlo to enter Australia: Five facts about a retail powerhouse

9:40PM | Friday, 16 September 2011 |  Japan is known for its love of fashion. And now one of its bigger chains, the cheap and cheerful Uniqlo, is set to arrive on our shores.

OHKI takes aim at Kogan as online retail war intensifies

9:33PM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 |  Start-up electronics retailer OHKI is set to further ignite competition in the online retail space after claiming that a new acquisition will help it overtake high-profile rival Kogan within a year.

Retail group calls for review of penalty rates after scoring win on minimum shifts for students

9:48PM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 |  A key retail group is calling for a review of weekend penalty rates, after succeeding in allowing teenagers to work in stores for just 1.5 hours after school.

How can I ensure the samples I giveaway result in repeat customers?

9:22PM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 |  When it comes to sampling try and “qualify” the people you give it to beforehand so you have a better chance of ensuring they will like the product.