shopfitting

Zac Latham

About Zac Latham

Zac Latham is co-owner of Xtreme Shopfitting and Joinery and has been a shopfitter for more than 30 years. He has a vast array of knowledge and experience in manufacturing fitouts that increase customers and revenue.

6 costly shopfitting mistakes you don’t want to make

6 costly shopfitting mistakes you don’t want to make

One of the most important things you will do as a store owner is fitting out your store. It goes without saying that the quality of your goods is priority, but equally as important is the way you display those goods and the way you get your customers to interact with your brand. I have seen some dis...
The Magic formula to a successful business launch

The Magic formula to a successful business launch

Whatever industry you may be in – retail, hospitality or anything else, you need a great business launch to get off the ground running. One of the biggest reasons why some businesses fail upon starting up is because of a poor launch. I’m sure you’ve made at least a few plans regarding your...
7 best shopfitting strategies for continued revenue growth

7 best shopfitting strategies for continued revenue growth

According to the Herald Sun, Victorian shoppers contributed almost $4.3 billion to the retail industry over three weeks in the post-Christmas sales, with $750 million spent on Boxing Day alone. These figures are up 3.3% on last year. While these figures are promising, they are of course a result of ...
Top 5 supermarket shopfitting design tips from an expert

Top 5 supermarket shopfitting design tips from an expert

Are you involved in the supermarket industry? Whether you manage an independent supermarket, an IGA or you’re the head of Coles or Woolies, one thing’s for sure – the need for supermarkets will never die. In fact, according to IBIS World, this $101 billion industry enjoyed 3.9% ann...
7 commercial shopfitting trends for 2016

7 commercial shopfitting trends for 2016

Are you planning to open a new office space? Or maybe you already own one? Whatever the case may be, you need to pay attention to the fitout of your commercial space. A proper fitout is what will make your workplace functional and can even help boost productivity. However, commercial shopfitting tre...
A tenants shopfitting guide for Shopping Centres

A tenants shopfitting guide for Shopping Centres

It goes without saying, one of the most important elements a retail store needs to succeed is a great location. While you can open a store in a city street that received lots of foot traffic, the other – and more common option – is to open your store in a shopping centre. As a $8-billion...
4 insider shopfitting tips for bars & clubs

4 insider shopfitting tips for bars & clubs

Unashamedly, we Aussies are as well known for our love of alcohol as we are for our love of sports and this is no more evident than in the latest statistics released from IBIS World. Over the last five years, Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia have experienced 2.5% annual revenue growth while Wi...
10 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Shopfitting in Australia

10 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Shopfitting in Australia

I’m very pleased to see that professional shopfitting is becoming increasingly popular in Australia. Business owners and landlords alike are starting to realise the many ways that professional shopfitters, such as us, can help their business become more functional and also attract a wider customer...
Business success starts with a shopfitting company

Business success starts with a shopfitting company

The influence that the look and design of a business has over a customer is often overlooked and underestimated. As a professional shopfitter, the majority of our clients are in the retail and hospitality industry and I am continually surprised to see that they have this amazing business plan, but i...
Melbourne CBD welcomes overseas retailers

Melbourne CBD welcomes overseas retailers

If you are planning to start a retail business, and you plan to do so in Melbourne, there really is no better time than the present. If you follow this blog, by now you would know that as the owner of Xtreme Shopfitting & Joinery, I constantly follow the latest industry news and trends to not on...
A cabinet makers role in a shopfitting project

A cabinet makers role in a shopfitting project

When you hear the word ‘cabinet maker’, you immediately assume it’s someone that makes kitchens and bathrooms, but believe it or not, a cabinet maker is so much more, especially in the field of shopfitting and fitouts. Their job includes a wide range of activities, and when their work is done,...
Retailers Welcome Tax & Interest Rate Cuts

Retailers Welcome Tax & Interest Rate Cuts

Here at Xtreme Shopfitting & Joinery, we work closely with many retail businesses across Australia, so when I read the recent news of tax cuts, and interest rate cuts, I felt some relief for our clients as I knew this would go a long way to increasing their bottom line and relieve some financial...