Encore Beauty shines with special offer

Realise Business has been working with Parramatta’s Encore Beauty team to develop a smart new special offer to attract customers into their Parramatta CBD premises. Advisor Sara Berry believes that retail special offers are a great tool to add to the marketing mix. That’s because they can be linked in with seasonal and special events […]

Vinnies corporate donation stations – can you lend a hand?

The Vinnies North Parramatta shop is looking for corporate partners. As a landmark Church Street institution for many years, it provides quality pre-loved goods to the community at affordable prices, and uses the income generated to fund St Vincent de Paul services and programs that support Australia’s most vulnerable. Parramatta workers and residents love to […]

The success of Parramatta business owners has a common thread

What do the owners of a mechanical repair business, café, dry cleaner, charcoal chicken shop, physiotherapy studio, restaurant and a florist have in common? Answer: They are amongst the more than 100 business owners who have signed up to free business mentoring with Realise Business Advisors over the past year. Many of the business owners […]

Thai La Ong successfully catering to the needs of hungry Parramatta diners

Pongsathorn Patanan, or Eagle as he is known to his friends and customers, is a restaurateur with experience and a passion for food. When his restaurant Thai La Ong, located on Parramatta’s Eat Street, was faced with looming obstacles to face-to-face business, he received some well-timed support and inspiration from another Parramatta local foodie, Realise […]

How targeted marketing has helped the Parramatta Active Movement Studio grow

With a strong passion for movement, exercise and helping people achieve their full physical function, Mathew and Kyle started Active Movement Studio in the Parramatta CBD. Physiotherapist Mathew, had previously worked in a standard clinic for many years without access to a functioning gym. He realised that he needed to combine his Physiotherapy treatments with […]

Posy & Twine Florists Earth-Friendly Focus

Penny Redmond and Katherine Owens brought 30 years of passion and extensive experience in wedding floristry to Posy & Twine Florist when they opened in Telopea in April this year. Their ambitious vision was to offer an earth-friendly focus through their style, products and techniques by removing the unnecessary plastics in floristry. In keeping with […]

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