Thursday 16 June
Wednesday, June 15, 2011/
Today on StartupSmart, we identify 10 crucial lessons you can learn from Australia’s retail queen, Jan Cameron, who boasts an impressive three decades in the industry.
From knowing when to sell to getting your “hands dirty” there is plenty to be learnt from Cameron, who has managed to remain relevant in what is a very fickle industry.
We also look at how to secure some quick sales before the end of the financial year, extract the lessons from Colorado Group’s recent collapse and impart some advice on valuing your company when searching for angel investors.
All that glitters is not gold: The upsurge of paid followers and engagement on LinkedIn Sue Parker DARE Group founder
Bin juice bingers: How to avoid the sinister clutches of the procurement department and its cold benchmarking Ian Whitworth Scene Change co-founder
Locked and uploaded: How to take bricks-and-mortar stores digital with video Michael Langdon Levity director
Why retailers have no idea about the future Dean Salakas The Party People chief
There's only one way to attract and retain millennial talent — but it'll cost you a few bricks Lauren Lowe Future Fitouts co-founder
Advice for going green, from one chief executive to another James Chin Moody Sendle co-founder