Tag Archives: Australia

Is Sephora Living Up to Its Price Promises?

What happens when retailers do not live up to the promises they make to customers (or seemingly do not live up to them)? The social media fallout is typically fast and furious. The global Sephora chain, owned by upscale LVMH Moët Hennessy … Continue reading

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Nielsen Research on the “New Retail” in Australia

Australian shoppers are highly connected and do a lot of online shopping. And recent research from Nielsen sheds more light on the Australian consumer: “Online research converts into both online and offline purchases. Results from the newly released 2014 Nielsen … Continue reading

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Smartphone Technology and McDonald’s Australia

McDonald’s franchises in Australia have devised a clever smartphone-enabled promotion campaign.  

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Australia’s Telstra: Focusing on Employee Empowerment

Telstra, an Australian-based global firm, is a technology-driven telecommunications company with a number of retail stores. It recognizes the importance of store managers and empowers them accordingly. The focus is on customer service.    

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