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Australian department store retailers David Jones (DJ) and Myer have both recently moved to rationalise the number of clothing brands they offer in their stores. This strategy brings two common retail sayings to mind. First “to win in retail, you can’t be everything to everyone”, and second, “if you’re not growing, you’re going backwards”.
As we have recently mentioned, Australia Post could use a bit of improvement so it’s good to see the ambitious start-up Sendle come in and apply a bit of pressure. Sendle has teamed up with Toll to offer door-to-door parcel delivery for small businesses, providing an alternative to our postal incumbent. Here’s how the prices stack up.
The Commonwealth Bank is piloting a targeted offers program where customers can receive deals directly onto their mobile devices when they’re physically in shopping centres. The bank doesn’t want to bug people with deals they don’t like so it has opted for a Tinder-like system to gauge customer preferences.
It’s great to find ways to cut back on everyday expenses. The savings can add up. But what you do with the money you save is important. The whole point of cutting back is to use that money for something better. As author Grant Cardone puts it, “save to invest, don’t save to save.”
If you aren’t eligible for the free Windows 10 upgrade or simply don’t want to wait in the digital queue for the “progressive rollout”, you could just buy the new Microsoft OS outright. The price list for Windows 10 is out and we’ve done a comparison of the Australian and US pricing.