This special edition explores the state of innovation in Australian retail today. We look at who’s innovating, what they’re doing to transform their businesses, and their return on investment through both higher earnings and an enhanced competitive edge.
Facing heightened competition from low-cost digital outlets and international giants, retailers are under immense pressure to innovate.
Relationships, connections, tribes … whatever the name, it’s a sense of belonging. The opposite is the absence of belonging, perhaps loneliness. And loneliness is disabling to the point it suggests that a sense of belonging is fundamental to leading a life of happiness, resilience, and overall wellbeing.
Whether it be our personal or professional lives, reaching out to connect, allowing ourselves to feel vulnerable at that moment, will be an investment in our emotional and physical wellbeing.