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Harness business confidence with the NZ Retail and Latitude Financial Service breakfast event

  • In Association with Latitude Financial Services
  • February 21, 2019
Harness business confidence with the NZ Retail and Latitude Financial Service breakfast event

Increasing sale size is a constant thought on the minds of all retailers, unanswered questions can lead to uncertainty and lack of confidence in your selling. NZ Retail magazine and the Register alongside Latitude Financial Services have all your retail marketing questions answered in a not-to-be-missed breakfast event, covering sales, to creative strategy and increasing basket size.

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Retail comes with a new set of challenges almost daily. Consumer confidence may be up despite lingering concerns about the economy, so how does that confidence translate into sales?

Latitude Financial Services in partnership with NZ Retail and The Register has got answers and advice to get your year moving even as consumer spending settles. Start your day off with sales and marketing advice form some of the industry leaders in the sector.

Covering a range of topics to boost your basket size, speakers include;

Anya Anderson, CEO and Founder of Red Seed Training. Anya talks sales training techniques for both retail sales staff on the shop floor and managers to increase in-store sales and make the most of your incoming foot traffic. Don’t let them walk out empty handed!

99’s Group director of Strategy Dan Bye. The agency 99 create experiences that connect brands and they are here to take your brand to the next level and discuss why branding and activating is critical to business success. They will cover to how-to techniques and reflect on some of their creative work and how to apply this to smaller retail businesses or those growing in size.

As well as these key guests, we also hear from a successful New Zealand retailer on how to get your social media linking to store, to gain popularity, interest and following and practical hands on success tips from a retailer that’s doing it right.

And most importantly for the morning; Increasing basket size - there are a number of finance options you can use to help your customers get the products they want. Hear from Latitude Financial Services about how interest-free, scheme and buy now pay later solutions support your business.

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Event Details:

Date: Thursday 21st April 2019

Time: Arrive at 7.00am for a coffee, the panel will begin around 7.35am, and we will be wrapped up by 9.00am

Venue: Collected, Retail Store – 2 Clayton Street, Newmarket

This event is sponsored by Latitude Financial Services, New Zealand and Australia’s leading consumer finance business. Latitude have forged solid, long term partnerships with some of the region’s most iconic and successful retailers, with the Gem brand in New Zealand. Specialising in retail finance, Gem personal loans and the Gem Visa credit card.

Latitude Financial Services also sponsored the successful NZ Retail Hotlist event in 2018, and will be joining ranks with us again this year for the Retail Hotlist 2019.

Do you know a business that should be nominated for the 2019 Retail Hotlist? If so, enter here!

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