Congratulating South Australian SALVOS Leaders

Congratulations to our the three South Australian Salvos Stores Area Managers who have successfully completed their Diploma of Retail Leadership last week.   SALVOS Stores Area Managers each have years of management experience within the retail industry. By completing the NRA SALVOS LEAD Program, these are the first of a group of SALVOS Area Managers […]

Retailer scammers are out in force in SA

Keeping on top of retail fraud is a never-ending battle. The South Australian Police Force has uncovered yet another retail and consumer con this week and is calling on all retailers to be on high alert, and make immediate contact if they sense something suspicious. Scammers have been buying items like vacuum cleaners over the […]

Leadership Training – SALVOS LEAD Program

NRA has been working with Salvos Stores in Victoria, NSW, Tasmania, SA, WA and NT to develop and deliver a Learning, Education and Development (LEAD) program for over 300 Area Managers and Store Managers.  The program involves for each participant: One face to face delivery day every month One webinar each month One support session […]

South Australia’s small business budget

According to a statement released by Small Business, Investment and Trade Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith, operators and employees in South Australia’s Small to Medium Business sector play a key role in transforming the local economy and the sector is a big winner in the 2017-18 State Budget handed down on 22 June. The Minister said grants to […]

Employer’s Options in Natural Disasters

The thoughts of the NRA team are with all those members affected by recent severe weather that has impacted South Australia and parts of Victoria this week, and has forced many shops to shut down temporarily. Unfortunately, this type of weather is not uncommon in Australia leading up to summer. As such it is important […]

Business grants for Northern Adelaide

The South Australian Minister for Small Business, Hon Martin Hamilton-Smith MP, has advised the National Retail Association of the launch of the Small Business Development Fund for Northern Adelaide. Small businesses based in the local government areas of Playford, Salisbury and Port Adelaide Enfield can now access a $10m fund to grow their business and […]

South Australia Retail and Commercial Leasing Guide

The Retail and Commercial Leasing Guide was recently released by the South Australian Office of the Small Business Commissioner. The Guide has been prepared to assist current and prospective tenant deal with some main elements of the Retail and Commercial Leases Act, namely: Lease terms Rent Lease assignment Condition of the premises Relocation Demolition The […]

Digital growth roadshow coming to a South Australian regional centre near you!

The Digital Growth Program is delivered by the Polaris Centre and funded by the SA State Government Department for State Development.  It involves several opportunities for businesses to learn and improve their digital footprint including: • Digital Start – a 1.5 hour FREE one on one advisory targeted at startup/new or intending businesses• Digital Audit – a […]