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Chris has recently completed 21 years at Associated Retailers Ltd that culminated in a successful, 7-year term as Managing Director. ARL is one of Australia’s largest independent retail groups controlling the well-known retail identities of:

  • SportsPower
  • Sportscene
  • Toyworld Australia and New Zealand
  • Compleat Angler
  • Camping World
  • Mensland and Shoex.

The groups combined retail turnover totalled in excess of $900mill. During his years with Chris spearheaded the establishment of the ARL Sports Group, which grew as a result of the successful merge of Sportspower and Sportscene in 2002. Chris has an active interest in sports retailing, new product and all things sport. Chris has established has set up a specialist retail and business services consultancy:

TT Marquet (Take to Market)

Which offers years of retail and marketing experience to assist entrepreneurs, innovators and new market entrants to effectively reach the retail marketplace.