National Retail Roadshow – Wrap up

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all participants, speakers, and attendees for making yesterday's virtual roadshow event a resounding...

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all participants, speakers, and attendees for making yesterday's virtual roadshow event a resounding success. Your engagement and insights are invaluable as we work towards a more sustainable future in the retail sector. Here's a wrap-up of what we covered, plus some exciting announcements...

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Retail Fest: National Retail Association Pavilion

Are you ready to navigate the retail jungle with expert advice? Join us at our "Survivorsphere" hub, proudly presented by...

Are you ready to navigate the retail jungle with expert advice? Join us at our "Survivorsphere" hub, proudly presented by the National Retail Association at this year's Retail Fest. As you traverse this immersive experience, uncover a treasure trove of expert guidance at every twist and turn of our retail...

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50 of retail’s brightest minds lend their skills to charity for one day only

Melbourne, Victoria: MI Academy today announced Hack for Heros, a new iteration of the award-winning annual Hack Games event...

Melbourne, Victoria: MI Academy today announced Hack for Heros, a new iteration of the award-winning annual Hack Games event taking place during Retail Week on the 28th February 2024. The event typically focuses on developing innovative commercial solutions for the retail industry but for 2024 it’s changing it’s focus to...

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Christine Holgate to talk sustainability and logistics at National Retail Awards ceremony

Two of the most significant challenges facing retail businesses – sustainability and reliable, cost-effective logistics – will be the...

Two of the most significant challenges facing retail businesses – sustainability and reliable, cost-effective logistics – will be the focus of industry attention at this month’s National Retail Awards in Brisbane. National Retail Association Chair Tim Schaafsma today announced one of Australia’s best-known and most widely respected business leaders, Christine...

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Fuelling Positive Change: Reflections on the 24th State of the Nation Event

The National Retail Association had an extraordinary experience at the 24th State of the Nation event, hosted by Retail...

The National Retail Association had an extraordinary experience at the 24th State of the Nation event, hosted by Retail Doctor Group in Sydney on 27 July. As a key partner in the event, we were proud to see representatives from across the retail sector. The 24th State of the Nation...

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Unlock Your Potential: 5 reasons why you should enter the Awards

Are you contemplating whether to enter this year's National Retail Awards? Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to...

Are you contemplating whether to enter this year's National Retail Awards? Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to take your business to the next level with our five compelling reasons why you should enter the Awards and unleash your potential for success. Recognition: Entering the Awards grants you the...

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Introducing our expanded and enhanced categories for 2023

We are excited to announce that this year, our flagship Small, Medium, and Large Retailer of the Year Awards...

We are excited to announce that this year, our flagship Small, Medium, and Large Retailer of the Year Awards have gotten even bigger and better! We are proud to recognise the outstanding efforts of retailers who have triumphed in both the traditional shopfront arena and the exhilarating world of...

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Ready to take on a retail award but not sure where to begin?

We know the entry process can seem daunting at first, but don't worry - we've got your back. This...

We know the entry process can seem daunting at first, but don't worry - we've got your back. This year, we've streamlined the entry process to make it super easy and hassle-free for you with our few quick tips. Start now, edit later We've made it easy for busy retailers to...

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The National Retail Awards are back for the 51st Celebration!

Bigger, Better, and ready to rock the retail industry. The National Retail Association is excited to announce the return of...

Bigger, Better, and ready to rock the retail industry. The National Retail Association is excited to announce the return of the highly anticipated National Retail Awards for the  51st year, coming to Brisbane on October 26, 2023. These National Retail Awards are the ultimate celebration of retail excellence. Recognizing and rewarding...

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HR Leaders Forum Brisbane: Recap of forming opportunities to connect and share ideas

This month saw the NRA Legal team host a successful HR Leaders Forum in Brisbane on Tuesday 9 May,...

This month saw the NRA Legal team host a successful HR Leaders Forum in Brisbane on Tuesday 9 May, with further events due to be held in Melbourne and Sydney. The Forum provided an opportunity for Human Resource and Retail leaders to receive an in-depth update on proposals for upcoming...

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Young Retailer of the Year hits the 2023 World Retail Congress in Barcelona

World Retail Congress, the world's leading strategic forum for research, content and events in the retail industry took place...

World Retail Congress, the world's leading strategic forum for research, content and events in the retail industry took place in Barcelona on April 25th to 27th, with the theme "Retail Leadership for Extraordinary Times”. NRA 2022 Young Retailer of the Year recipient Stephen Poole was last year awarded the visit...

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Meet Colin, your new face of NRA membership.

The National Retail Association is excited to welcome our new National Relationships Manager, Colin Fruk, to our team. Colin will...

The National Retail Association is excited to welcome our new National Relationships Manager, Colin Fruk, to our team. Colin will be leading and nurturing all relationships with our members and partners, and focussing on delivering an even higher level of service and attention within our valued network. Colin Fruk is an...

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Consumer shopping Trends in 2022

Article by our partner, Latitude ________________________________________________________ Covid has permanently affected Aussies’ shopping behaviour. We can see it in our own data...

Article by our partner, Latitude ________________________________________________________ Covid has permanently affected Aussies’ shopping behaviour. We can see it in our own data – and it’s reflected in reports from consulting and research firms. So, what consumer shopping trends are we seeing in 2022? Let’s take a look. Sustainable shopping Sustainability is becoming more important to...

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Applications for the 2023 PIDA Awards are now open!

Entries are now open for the 2023 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards which are coordinated by the...

Entries are now open for the 2023 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards which are coordinated by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP). The PIDA Awards are designed to recognise companies and individuals across 15 categories who are making a significant difference in their field in Australia and...

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Meet our 2022 Store Manager of the Year

The National Retail Association has unveiled its premiere gala event on September 16 at the Star Gold Coast, with awards to...

The National Retail Association has unveiled its premiere gala event on September 16 at the Star Gold Coast, with awards to recognise both retail businesses and the individuals who have excelled in the industry over the past 12 months. This year, the award winners showcased the very best that the Australian retail...

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Presenting 2022 Young Retailer of the Year

Stephen Poole, from Brisbane, Queensland was announced the National Retail Association’s 2022 Young Retailer of the Year on 16...

Stephen Poole, from Brisbane, Queensland was announced the National Retail Association’s 2022 Young Retailer of the Year on 16 September at the Star Gold Coast. In its 50th year of celebrating retail excellence, the Young Retailer of the Year award has been around for close to half a century because...

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