With the announcement recently that 50 shops from the JUST Group are set to close – including Portmans, Just Jeans and Peter Alexander – it is clear that mainstream retailers need to start doing something differently. According to Linda Anderson, Founder of Mums on the Go™, mainstream retailers need to become child-friendly in order to survive.
Australian shoppers can now view and subscribe to group deals near their location, making it easier for consumers to find relevant deals in the already saturated group buying market. With another first, DealFetch has integrated restaurant and hotel ratings into deal listings, ensuring consumers are better educated before making a purchase.
Candana Designs has turned the big 30, and still holds its rein as the leading innovator in the bathroom industry. Candana has masterminded the look and feel of countless residential and commercial bathrooms throughout Australasia and inspired a bathroom design culture that has wowed the industry and consumers year after year.
Small Business September is proud to profile two female business owners who are achieving international success by manufacturing products to both domestic and global consumers. Purveyors of high-end fashion goods will get a free insight into how two innovators of e-commerce have used the web to transform their businesses at this special Women in Business event.
Le Domaine was started by the founders of a web design and development agency, with 7 years experience in helping small businesses with implementing eCommerce strategies. Frustrated with the reluctance of their clients to fully embrace online retail, in Le Domaine the founders are demonstrating their own concepts and methodologies to drive excellent sales growth in a flat retail market. In its ninth month of operation, Le Domaine surpassed the $100,000 turnover per month milestone.
Mijura is the brain child of Adam Brimo and Prashant Varanasi. They started the company in February and released the first version of their team collaboration software at the beginning of June. In mid July they released the second version of their software which includes advanced reporting and innovative meeting management features.