Australian online retail sales continue to grow

Recent figures from NAB’s Online Retail Sales Index has shown an increase in online spend for the month of June, despite offline retailers facing a decline in spend for the same period. Growth of 0.9% in online shopping was experienced … Continued

#seemyrun takes off around the country

In light of @NewBalance’s #seemyrun initiative, we’re following suit and asking our @NewBalanceAustralia community to share their running journey with us! #Seemyrun has really taken full stride and we’ve received a wealth of user-generated content from runners in every corner of … Continued

Classics take center stage at shoe boutiques

NB Lifestyle has received an extensive boost to it’s collection with the launch of the highly anticipated Made In The UK CT300 collaborative editions. Flown in from our Flimby factory, the CT300’s feature four retro colourways, each inspired by our … Continued

Research finds Australians live and breath digital

According to shopper marketing firm TNS, Australia is one of the most digitally connected countries in the world. Alastair Leathwood from TNS says “we should be marketing by occasions, needs, attitudes, and the various mindsets for different media, reaching customers … Continued

Consumers welcome loyalty apps

According to a poll of 3,162 US loyalty program users by Tennessee based research firm TechnologyAdvice, saving money and receiving rewards were cited by 57.4% and 37.5% respectively, as main motivations for signing up or continuing a loyalty program. Earning … Continued

Twitter pushes the power of organic tweets

In research conducted with 200 brand advertisers, Twitter has found that brands with a consistent organic tweeting policy can reach an audience equivalent to 30% of its follower base during a given week, while tweeting two to three times a … Continued

Facebook embraces eCommerce with ‘Buy Now’

There may be a new e-tailer on the market shortly and it goes by the name of Facebook. In July, the social media giant tested a “Buy Now” function inside the newsfeed, letting users instantly pay for goods and services … Continued

Classics take first insta-footprint

Following a strong social presence from our Masterbrand account, we welcome @NewBalanceClassics to Instagram! Content has begun dropping on the platform, and features regrams from both suppliers and fans including @hypedcstore, who recieved the highest engagement for any media when they posted … Continued