Celebrating 18 Years of Show TV: Your Local Aussie Gem

In an era where the retail landscape is dominated by drop ship giants, Show TV proudly stands as a shining example of true blue Aussie resilience and community spirit. Nestled in the heart of Thomastown, Melbourne, we're not just a business; we're your neighbours, mates, and part of the local fabric. As we approach our 18th birthday, we reflect on what it means to be an Aussie-owned and operated business and why shopping locally today matters more than ever.

The Show TV Story: A Local Legacy

Eighteen years ago, we embarked on a journey with a vision - to source and provide quality products, with a twist. We love to show you how our products work. When we demonstrate our products at fairs and events across the nation we too often hear remarks like “WOW!” and “Do you come with it too?!” And it never gets old for us! That’s because everything we sell here, we use ourselves. Nothing fills us with joy and pride more than taking that extra step to show you how things work- from perfecting your Pork Crackle to washing your Windows! As a result we have built an ever growing family of professional and knowledgeable staff, and a greater community of customers; all of whom we are grateful for every day. Today, we're proud to say that we've not only achieved our goals but exceeded them. Our roots are deep in Aussie soil, and we are dead set on forever upholding our (self proclaimed) local legend status.

Why Shopping Locally Matters

Shifting our business at the drop of a hat from predominantly being in-person to the digital realm from 2020 onwards has been quite the journey. We quickly went from being the friendly face at your local fair to being the friendly face on your Facebook feed in a matter of weeks! Those times really threw everything at the kitchen sink at us, but we wanted to continue to maintain the connections we've built with our customers and so we persisted. And here we are now- the same real people behind your screens, and we’re always here for you! In an age of convenience and online shopping, it's easy to be swayed by the allure of fast and cheap options. But here's where we invite you to consider the bigger picture:

1. Support Local Jobs: When you choose to shop locally, you're supporting your neighbours and fellow members of your community. At Show TV, we employ a diverse pool of talented people, forever nurturing growth in our economy.

2. Quality Over Quantity: We've all been lured by those too-good-to-be-true deals from overseas sellers. But what's often hidden behind those bargains are compromised quality and ethics. At Show TV, we take pride in curating products that meet Aussie standards and values.

3. Personalised Service: Local businesses like ours offer unmatched personalised service. We know you by name, and we even remember what size pan you bought at Melbourne Home Show last year! Making you happy really matters to us.

4. Sustainability: Supporting local businesses often means reduced carbon footprints due to shorter supply chains. We are committed to being as environmentally responsible as possible and are constantly working towards minimising our impact on the environment.

Our Promise to You

As we celebrate our 18th birthday, our promise to you remains the same: We will continue to source innovative quality products at competitive prices, that will “make you say wow every time”! Our service will always be warm, friendly, and attentive. We will always be your trusted, Aussie-owned and operated retailers.

Join Us in Celebrating 18 Years 

Show TV's journey wouldn't have been possible without your support. As we celebrate our 18th birthday, we invite you to be part of this milestone. Consider shopping locally not just as a transaction but as an investment in your community's future. Help us continue to be a beacon of Aussie entrepreneurship, community support, and quality products. When you choose Show TV, you're not just making a purchase; you're making a difference. Here's to 18 years and many more to come. Thank you for being part of our incredible journey! Happy Birthday to Us, and Cheers to You, our Show TV family!

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