Giftrap : Giftrap Nov Dec 2012
Your Christmas survival guide We share the secrets to surviving and thriving during the festive season. Contents 22 News 12 News from your association The launch of Design Life; reduced Home & Giving stand fees; join our online community. 48 The wrap up The latest news from the gift, homewares and design industry. Features 17 Innovate or deteriorate? How should local retailers compete with major global brands? 22 Your Christmas survival guide We share the secrets to surviving and thriving during the festive season. 50 Rewind: The gadget guru We take a walk down memory lane with Peter Harback, founder of CoolThings.com.au Expert advice 20 Business toolbox Retailers slash prices to drive Christmas sales; save big bucks on your bills; new business apps; three business grants to apply for now. 38 Your shop: Store counters Three retailers show us how they merchandise their store counters. Products 30 Love me tender Get in the mood for romance with a range of gifts to set your heart a-flutter. 32 Attack of the robots From kids to the kitchen, robots are making a return this season. 34 Spotlight: Spicher and Company We speak to local distributor Room Agencies about the beautiful vintage-inspired artworks behind this brand. Workbook 42 A beginner's guide to SEO Learn how to increase traffic to your site. 44 How to get a business loan Here's how to get the 'approved' stamp on your bank loan application. Every issue 07 AGHA member benefits Sign up now to join the Australian Gift & Homewares Association. 08 From the CEO Words from David Leek. 10 Giftrap: Behind the scenes What we've seen and where we've been lately. 45 Subscription Never miss an issue of Giftrap.
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