Here’s an article published by The Australian Financial Review open July 4, 2011 (pg 10) in which I and several others are quoted about trends in newsagencies.
Some predictions were accurate, while some others were not.
Are we better off than in 2011? I think so, because more newsagents have ditched the fading agent model and found success in being innovative retailers.
Coffee has turned out to be a terrific success while ink shot up and faded. Gifts and homewares continue to grow, as do collectibles and several other niches.
Tomorrow is the start of a new year. I hope it’s successful for you professionally and personally.