Christmas ‘Shop Local’ campaign helps customers to save time and money

Parramatta CBD business owners are getting behind the latest Shop Local campaign with some great Christmas special deals. The transformation of Parramatta into Sydney’s vibrant, multicultural ‘second city’ has come with some growing pains. An increasing number of local Parramatta businesses have recognised the importance of keeping their customers happy by rewarding those who shop […]

Award-winning locksmith & security company shining the spotlight on local business

Parramatta’s Independent Locksmiths & Security is focused on developing strategies to ensure that the building companies and developers working in the CBD ‘think local’ when looking for their locksmith and security needs. This long-established family owned business employs 60 staff at their offices on Church Street and has been working on new sales and marketing […]

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 […]

Looking to be Self Employed or an Entrepreneur

When meeting with clients looking to start a business, one of the first things we uncover is their vision for their business. There is a difference between creating a business with value to sell and creating a professional services business to provide a specific income. Your approach to your business, your investment into your systems […]

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 […]

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