23 Jan, "17

How supply chain management helped Australia’s Nudie grow from a small local brand to a global success

If there is one home-grown Australian company that is able to boast growing from the humblest of beginnings, it has to be Nudie. Starting up in 2003 with a juicer in a kitchen, the brand initially hand-blended and bottled 256 pieces of fruit into 40 bottles in their first week of business.

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23 Jan, "17

Measuring sales team performance: KPIs and metrics to track

As a wholesaler or distributor, your sales team is the link between your products and the customer. Their performance is extremely important to track, but what are the KPIs and the exact metrics you should be using to measure it?

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23 Jan, "17

From Idea to Empire: How to go from the drawing board to the boardroom

Before 2011, no one knew the name Daniel Wellington.

Today, it’s a watch company with a simple idea that’s taking the industry by storm. Daniel Wellington, or DW, is on track to earn $220 million in revenue for 2016!

So how did a chance meeting between two backpackers in Australia become an international fashion sensation? More importantly, how can your brand make the same leap from obscurity to outrageous success?

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16 Jan, "17

4 Tools That Will Change How Your Business Shares Files in 2017

If file sharing only brings to mind Google Drive, think again. There are a host of supporting players that are changing the way businesses share files internally and with other businesses, and once you find out what you’ve been missing, you’ll understand that file sharing technology is constantly evolving.

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20 Dec, "16

Flowfold: minimalist gear, maximum wholesale success

Flowfold makes “minimalist gear for everyday adventures”. They want to be the wallet in your pocket, or the bag on your shoulder when going up the hiking trail, or on your next rock-climbing adventure, or as you fight the crowds on your morning commute.

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14 Dec, "16

What is healthy inventory management?

When you’re starting your business in either retail or wholesale, maintaining your inventory is critical for your business to succeed. When it comes to inventory management, you need to make sure you have the right amount of products, at the right place, at the right time, and at the right price. However, figuring out what’s right for all the different facets of inventory management can be challenging.

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8 Dec, "16

Expanding into wholesale: finding the right retailers

Things are looking up for your retail business, and customers are buzzing about your products. As you see sales increase, you decide to buckle down and get lucrative: it’s time to become a wholesaler!

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2 Dec, "16

Benefits of using a cloud-based order management system

What is an order management system or OMS? In short, it’s the system you use to track the orders your receive from customers for goods or services. An OMS also tracks customer data and inventory on hand. If you’re a retailer or wholesaler, you probably already have an OMS - even if it’s just in the form of a messy spreadsheet.

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