Reed Gift Fair – Sydney

Last week I was lucky enough to attend my first EVER trade fair… Boy! What an experience. So many beautiful products; so beautifully displayed. Where to start… Display after display of eye catching products. My love of all things vintage soon saw me drawn to miss rose sister violet’s amazing selection of products. Hand made,…

Multicultural festival celebrations: Chinese New Year

Most retailers get behind major holidays and celebratory events such as Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Easter—but what about lesser known multicultural holidays and celebrations? Doing some research into the multicultural holidays and events celebrated by your customers could prove to be beneficial to your business—so many of these celebrations revolve around gift giving. Getting behind…

National Newsagent turns 25!

National Newsagent is turning 25 in May, and to celebrate we are giving YOU some great presents! A lot has changed in the last 25 years, and we’re sure you and your business have too! Send in a photo of you or your store 25 (or so) years ago; send in the best tip you…

Hopetoun Newsagency promotes ‘Shop Local’ the right way

In far west regional Victoria, there lies a small country town named Hopetoun, which is big on promoting the benefits of shopping locally. Hopetoun retailers have been banding together for years, for the annual ‘Hopetoun and District Pre-school Shopping Spree’ – locals buy tickets from pre-school mums, which give them access to a special shopping…