Retail Therapy is set to enhance your sourcing with content to keep you informed on the latest trends and retail education for the savvy business owner. Presented by leading experts in their field, Retail Therapy will equip you with the know how to evolve your strategy and take your customer experience to the next level – from how to recover post-covid, the need to know sales strategies and how to take your business online – you are invited to join and be inspired to make your next move in retail and beyond.

This seminar series is free to attend with your event registration, but each session capacity is limited due to Covid restrictions.

SATURDAY 31 JULY

Social Media is not a marketing strategy - How to plan and execute a Marketing strategy for your Retail business

Time: 11.00am – 12.00pm

As a retail store you need to do more than just post on Instagram 5 times a week.  Social Media alone will not help you increase sales and reach your marketing and business goals.  In this session we will dive into what your Marketing strategy should look like for your Retail store or Brand and then how to actually complete one.  Walk away not just with the understanding but practical and implementable tools!

Mel Robins – The Lotco

Top Trends for 2022

Time: 4.00pm – 5.00pm

Don't miss this presentation from Lyndal, the Founder of Fossick Trends, about the must-know trends for 2022. In the session Lyndal will cover the key trend drivers and how they will influence consumer choices and product development in the coming year. This talk will include insights from the Fossick Trends community of global forecasting specialists, including trend directions in homewares, beauty, womenswear and kidswear

Lyndal Wallace – Fossick Trends

SUNDAY 1 AUGUST

Social Media is not a marketing strategy- How to plan and execute a Marketing strategy for your Retail business

Time: 11.00am – 12.00pm

As a retail store you need to do more than just post on Instagram 5 times a week.  Social Media alone will not help you increase sales and reach your marketing and business goals.  In this session we will dive into what your Marketing strategy should look like for your Retail store or Brand and then how to actually complete one.  Walk away not just with the understanding but practical and implementable tools!

Mel Robins - The Lotco

Effective Ecommerce Management

Time: 4.00pm - 5.00pm

  1. finding time and allocating that time effectively, 
  2. choosing templates that you find easy to update and use
  3. how to effectively outsource the areas that are causing the most stress
  4. how to create clear brand guidelines to manage this best
  5. have clear priorities based on set goals/outcomes for your business- based on sales 

Gemma Ostroburski & Sarah Quinn – TalkShop Retail

MONDAY 2 AUGUST

Five ways to improve your small business this week

Time: 2.00PM - 3.00PM

Time is something no one seems to have much of these days, especially small business owners. In this action-packed talk, Fiona Killackey will run through five ways you can improve your small business THIS WEEK. From understanding how to truly measure your goals, through to planning your marketing, crafting cut-through content and leveraging your networks, this talk will have you feeling energised and excited about getting things done!

Fiona Killackey – My Daily Business Coach