7 Tips to Buying Success with General Pants, Lauren Jones
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7 Tips to Buying Success with General Pants, Lauren Jones

‘A fashion buyer is responsible for selecting/developing a range of products, aimed at a specific market, that addresses consumer needs to drive profitable sales and growth.’ – Lauren Jones, Womens Wear Buyer General Pants Group. With over 10 years buying experience, working with department store, David Jones and currently, major retailer General Pants co, Lauren … Continue reading

The age of the customer
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The age of the customer

From B2B to B2C, expect 2014 to be the year of the consumer as the importance of customer service becomes more apparent than ever. In an Australian first, the Online Retail Logistics Conference discussed the shipping barriers and customer expectations with industry speakers from eBay, Australia Post, IBM Australia and Kogan.com Stuart Harker, the Global … Continue reading

The ABC of Sourcing with Mike Bellamy
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The ABC of Sourcing with Mike Bellamy

There are so many considerations when sourcing products internationally; legal, financial, cultural are just a few. Meet Mike Bellamy, operations director at PassageMaker, key speaker at the Australian International Sourcing Fair seminar series next month. Drawing on his 15 years of experience as a sourcing agent in East Asia, Mike will share some of his … Continue reading

The future of retail
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The future of retail

We’ve all experienced the changes in retail firsthand, whether as a retailer, wholesaler, buyer or consumer. And it continues to evolve daily. Keeping up isn’t always easy, but imperative to survival in such a turbulent environment. Our weapon of choice in this combat is education. Knowledge really is power. In that vein, here’s a great … Continue reading

Future directions for Fashion with TFIA CEO at Fashion Exposed 2013
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Future directions for Fashion with TFIA CEO at Fashion Exposed 2013

The Fashion Sector has many challenges before it, what do our leaders think about the future? Richard Evans, TFIA CEO aims to represent the industry to government going forward. EXPOSED Online editor, Sacha Strebe chats to him about the future of manufacturing in Australia, how we can develop an industry body, and why consumers aren’t … Continue reading