Australian Newsagency Blog

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Entries Tagged as 'Business planning'

Customers will travel to a newsagency that has what they want

December 1st, 2014 · No Comments

We have customers travelling through many suburbs to shop with us because they know we stock the Frankie diary. Having travelled for this purchase, they often shop the shop and select other items they like. We deliberately source items to interest the Frankie customer not just at Christmas but all through as is a demographically¬†important […]

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Tags: Business planning · Diaries · magazines · Newsagency opportunities

Great Tasmanian business story

May 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Check out this terrific business success story from 7.30 on ABC TV of a Tasmanian lavender farm and their success with cuddly purple lavender bears. 5 likes

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Tags: Business planning · Optimism

Newsagency performance assessment – for a newsagency in transition

July 19th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Here is another newsagency business performance assessment I have completed. This regional high-street business (population 3,200) is in the middle of significant owner driven change, building a higher average GP and basked size. ¬†Here’s what I sent the owners… I have reviewed your business sales and other data for the year to June 30, 2013 […]

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Tags: Business planning · Newsagency management · newsagency of the future · Newsagency opportunities

Apple continues to be the company to watch

August 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Apple continues to innovate and disrupt. Those who thought the iPod or iPad were end games need only look at the company’s video related moves. I am glad I don’t have shares in any free to air or cable TV company. But we in print can’t be complacent. There are reports of disruptive moves around […]

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Tags: Business planning