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Benchmarking performance for future growth leaders

Justin Cohen
Head of Marketing & Enablement
May 30, 2019

Earlier today, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) held a lunch in Melbourne for senior retail executives, sponsored by Retail Directions and Tyro. The forum was led by David White, National Retail Leader of Deloitte Australia who provided attendees with an exclusive preview of the trends and insights from Deloitte’s new Australian research powered by the Deloitte Retail Performance Index.

David explored historic performance trends of Australian retailers and the implications of these for successful retail strategies, drawing on the latest Australian and global retail trends.

Collectively, the group shared views on numerous critical topics retailers must navigate in today’s ever-evolving consumer and economic landscape.

The lunch was the first of six similar ARA events that Retail Directions will support in 2019:

  • Thursday, 18 July in Sydney
    Michael Hardwick, Chief Financial Officer – Cotton On Group
  • Thursday, 1 August in Melbourne
    Michael Hardwick, Chief Financial Officer – Cotton On Group
  • Friday, 6 September in Sydney
    Michele Bullock, Assistant RBA Governor
  • Friday, 18 October in Melbourne
    Michele Bullock, Assistant RBA Governor
  • November in Sydney
    TBA

If you’re interested in learning more about the Boardroom Lunch Series, email us at events@retaildirections.com

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Justin Cohen has been working in marketing and media for the last 15 years, mostly in the digital space. He has augmented his journalist studies with extensive travel, giving him unique insights into commercial and social spheres of life. Justin looks after Retail Directions’ marketing direction, brand positioning, digital content and community. He is highly respected by his audiences, colleagues and the senior team at Retail Directions.

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