An innovative way to succeed in business.

Recently you would have seen our Facebook and Instagram posts on the Cross family from Bunbury, WA. Suzanne and Ian were very pleased to announce that they had sold the 1st Division ticket in lotto on Saturday 19th March 2016. As a result of this sale, the comms team spoke with Suzanne and Ian to…

Life’s a stage, and we’re all actors…

With Easter just around the corner what are you doing to entice customers into your?  Are you then inspiring them to come back…?   Back in the day building a striking window display highlighting the products in store was an essential part of your business. An effective shop-front could stop customers and potentially bring them…

Proactive newsagent organises successful Western Union promotion

Proactivity always leads to business success; ask any proactive retailer, and they will confirm that this is the case. Ibram Kamil, owner of Mt Druitt Newsagency (NSW), recently organised an in-store promotion, which allowed all customers who put through Western Union transactions within the promotion period to be in the running to win an Apple…

ANF National Awards for Excellence Winners Announced!

National Retail Newsagent of the Year 2015: Chris and Kathy Woodman, Peterborough Newsagency (SA) National Distribution Newsagent of the Year 2015: John and Fay Fitzpatrick, Portside Newsagency (SA) National Lottery Newsagent of the Year 2015: Mark Dennis, nextra Crosslands Newsagency (WA) National Employee of the Year 2015: Melissa Sheehy, Calamvale Central News (QLD) ANF CEO Alf Maccioni said, “The…

Great idea to involve the community at Christmas

What a good idea: The Springwood Chamber of Commerce has issued the call to local schools to create Christmas displays in the windows of local businesses. In the lead up to the chamber’s second annual late night Christmas shopping event on Thursday, December 10 it hopes to have the town centre looking especially festive. Springwood newsagent…

Innovation in newsagencies

Newsagents are continually searching for new income streams and Jack Bishop from newsXpress Goondiwindi has hit on a successful one for his store. Engraving! It can add value to products in store and bring income from outside the store as a stand alone engraving business. Jack has installed a 100 watt laser tool in his…