Monthly Archives: January 2011

The key to success – building and retaining customer loyalty

“Private label has existed in Europe since the beginning of the 19th century. But it wasn’t until the 1970s when Sainsbury penetrated the European market that private label became an important part of grocery retailing. As in Australia, private label … Continue reading

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Adversity begets generosity: The Australian wine community pulls together for 2011 flood relief efforts

I am proud to be a part of the Australian wine industry – a nation-wide yet close-knit community of hard-working, honest and skilled individuals with a passion for a great world-renowned product. This month, in the face of Australia’s worst … Continue reading

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Winemaking, viticulture and wine appreciation courses for adults in Adelaide

Hamilton Secondary College offers the unique combination of Adelaide-based adult education courses in wine appreciation, winemaking and viticulture, in a sociable, inclusive and hands-on environment. Whether you are looking for something fun and different to learn, have a passion for … Continue reading

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers The Leaning Tower of Pisa … Continue reading

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