Retail Disruptors; Pushing the boundaries of convention

PRONTO_DISRUPTOR_2017-01.png In the ever-changing retail environment, it is the retailers that embrace change and push the boundaries of convention that shape future of the industry. Displaying a talent for imaginative innovation and exploring uncharted retail territory, disruptors march headfirst into the unknown and have the courage to take bold risks to forge a new direction for the industry..

The 2017 Pronto Software Retail Disruptor of the Year will have a visionary approach to evolving their business, a capacity for adapting to change and a talent for finding new opportunities.

Shoes of Prey – a paragon of retail disruption;

JODIE_SOP-01.png The 2016 Pronto Software Australian Retail Innovator of the Year was awarded to Shoes of Prey – a true Australian innovation success story that has changed the face of traditional retail.

The Shoes of Prey model delivers a service that had previously never been offered before, allowing women to design and customise their own shoes online. This has now evolved into a multi-channel offering, with a physical presence in many high-profile retail locations as part of its expansion into the offline retail space. Co-founder Jodie Fox embodies innovation through her vision,  a quintessestial trailblazer in the retailer industry.

< Jodie Fox, Co-founder – Shoes of Prey

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The eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards are the retail industry’s largest and longest running recognition of success. This year’s Awards Breakfast will take place on August 3rd at The National Gallery of Victoria in front of over 500 guests.



Retail Voice CEO Message: 29 March 2023

With the New South Wales state election complete, we now have a Labor government in place in every state except Tasmania and an 18 month window without any elections occurring.  
This provides a period where we may see significant reform and potentially for national alignment in key policy areas across Australia.  

The rich tapestry of neurodiversity

There is a slow shift towards incorporating design aspects that create more inclusive shopping experiences for customers of all neurotypes. Retailers willing to explore this hidden customer segment can deliver a more easy, engaging and inclusive experience both in-store and online.

Retail Voice CEO Message: 15 March 2023

Retail crime continues to be a concern with many businesses recording an increase in shoplifting. 
In the latest Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research data coming out of New South Wales, retail theft increased 23.7% year-on-year.