RetailOasis - Creating retail's future

by connecting retailers with their future customers

What We Do

We sit between management consultants and marketing strategists. We create bespoke, robust and visionary strategic roadmaps – with the consumer at the centre. These roadmaps help retailers and brands create new retail concepts and strategies, expand and refine their offering or improve their performance.

Our Clients

When businesses are ready to step into the future of retail they call us.
We work with start-ups, manufacturers, e-tailers and established retailers.

Case Studies

Supercheap Auto

Supercheap Auto

Letting the customer drive the store experience

IGA

IGA

Getting local against the National players

Ray’s Outdoors

Ray’s Outdoors

Reinvigorating Ray's

Mitre 10

Mitre 10

Mighty Helpful Turnaround

Our Team

Welcome to the Family. We’re a collection of senior practitioners (and Kulmar family members) that challenge the norm, using a collaborative approach and a desire for continuous improvement.

Steve Kulmar

Steve Kulmar

Founder

Former CEO of IdeaWorks & founder of RetailOasis, Steve is one of Australasia’s most regarded retail marketing & comms experts, with experience from Woolworths to Westfield & most specialists in-between. He also sits on several public boards & frequents the speaking circuit

Pippa Kulmar

Pippa Kulmar

Senior Strategist

Pippa’s is a brand strategist. She’s worked at 2 of Australia’s largest agencies Ogilvy and M&C Saatchi; on brands like Optus, Vodafone, Woolworths and KFC. She has been recognised for her work at award shows like Cannes, D&AD, The One Show, London International Advertising Awards and the Australian Effies.

Nerida Jenkins

Nerida Jenkins

Senior Strategist

With 20+ years experience in advertising, retail strategy & deep consumer behavior data analytics/business modelling, Ned’s experience includes the who’s who in retail including; Woolworths, Dymocks,Metcash, Westfield, The Warehouse, Pas Group and many more

Madeline Kulmar

Madeline Kulmar

Project Manager

Madeline is one of the founding members of the Retail Oasis team. She is Steve Kulmar’s executive assistant, support event manager and accounts payable/receivable assistant. Outside work, she is a passionate and active landscape photographer.

Jessica Sinclair

Jessica Sinclair

Strategist

With a strong foundation in marketing strategy, Jess brings a wealth of experience from digital strategy to customer engagement and retention. Her curiosity in customer behaviours and passion for analysis makes her an integral part of our strategy team.

Nicole Venter

Nicole Venter

Senior Strategist

Nicole is a consumer experience strategist, specialising in taking non traditional retail brands vertically across all consumer touch points from store to online. Some examples of past clients include BBC, Qantas, Myer, Metcash, SCA, Dymocks, IBM and numerous NSW State Gov initiatives.

Trent Rigby

Trent Rigby

Data Strategist

Trent specialises in looking at how retailers build strategy around qualitative analysis and business modelling. He has previous experience across digital strategy, consulting, retail and finance.

Michelle Lee

Michelle Lee

Finance Manager

Michelle, our resident Kiwi, works across the Oasis Group as the Finance Manager. Handling client billings, accounts payable/receivable, monthly management reporting & payroll. She brings 15 yrs experience of working in advertising accounts.

Justine Jones

Justine Jones

Finance Director

Finance Director for some of Australia’s largest multinational ad agencies negotiating & guiding deals with 20+ years of experience planning & streamlining financial & IT systems, people strategy & all admin functions to affect business management.

Rachel Kisby

Rachel Kisby

Administration Assistant

Administration manager proficient in multitasking of the Agency's digital, office and accounts requirements to ensure smooth day to day operations. The go to lady.

Our Thinking

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One Kings Lane Heads Offline

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Online furniture retail, One Kings Lane has gone offline with the opening of it's Soho pop-up studio. As a bit of...
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Conscious Capitalism Business Summit Part 2

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Last week Retail Oasis attended the annual summit held by Conscious Capitalism Australia. The day showcased different thinking around leadership,...
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The Conscious Business Summit: 5 Lessons

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On Wednesday we attended the Conscious Capitalism Business Summit, held in Sydney, where we were lucky enough to hear Patagonia, Charlie...
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Pimkie: Hotel Mini Fashion Bar

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This is a little ‘marketing-y’ - we spotted it the other day and think it’s an interesting way of thinking about retailing....
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Nike Opens Invitation Only Studio

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In yet another retail experiment Nike has opened up a place called 45 Grand. It’s basically a female only fitness...
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Richemont Invites LVMH to fight Amazon

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Ok it’s a big call, but it’s nice to see competitors coming together to create. Luxury holding company, Richemont, who owns...
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The Power of Personalisation

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We all find it hard to get others to ‘do our bidding’- an email, pestering conversations etc - but a...
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Kickstarter Fashion: Stephen Burrows

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KickStarter, the crowd-funding platform is becoming a home for budding fashion labels. The latest is a little more high profile...

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Australia