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Clients We Service

Retail Uniforms

As the uniform experts, we know that the retail space is competitive. Therefore, your uniforms need to be unique and communicate a strong brand connection, keeping your staff looking trustworthy and professional. 

Our customers range in size, with small businesses with 10-person teams, to national brands with 100,000 staff members. Whether your business is big or small, we can manage your uniform roll out effectively and efficiently. We are experts in multi-location management and can supply uniforms to your team nationally.

We create high-quality uniforms for retail workers, sales teams, floor staff, warehouse staff, management and head office.

We can create you a complete custom uniform range, or build your retail uniform from our existing range, curating and recommending the right pieces with the little touches that make it your own. 

We have Valued Clients across:

Supermarkets – Mass and Local Independents

Franchises

Furniture and Appliance Retailers

Food Retail

Liquor Retail

Fast Food

Entertainment Retailers

Jewelers

Specialty Stores

We Cater for All Roles in the Retail Industry

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Sometimes it’s best to talk it out.

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  • We’ll share case studies of similar clients with you and how we helped them overcome their challenges and how we created an on brand, fit for purpose uniform range.
  • You’ll also get a copy of our latest White Paper discussing the critical mistakes to avoid when designing a new uniform range

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Blogs and Case Studies

Fantastic Furniture

Key Highlights Time for a Change  Total Image Group has been entrusted by Fantastic Furniture since 2017 to be its national uniform provider. Over the

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Do you need help working out the best uniform range for you and your business? We can help! Speak to one of our Healthcare Uniform experts. 

We are proudly part of the Australasian Circular Textile Association (ACTA) working to drive circularity to realise full resource efficiency for all uniforms and workwear within Australia. 

We are working towards a sustainable future. We want to ensure that we protect our environment and do everything we can to contribute to the longevity of our precious planet

Our bespoke service goes beyond the design and supply of your fashion forward new uniforms.

We can create you a complete custom uniform range or build a new uniform from our existing range, curating the right pieces with little touches that make it your own.

We offer a complete service portfolio that we can tailor to your needs.

We carry out staff engagement surveys and uniform fit outs to ensure your team are aware and happy with their new uniform.

Do you have multiple locations nationally? We are well equipped to manage multi-locations as well as help with your allocation and subsidies if these are required.

Testimonials

It has been a fantastic experience and partnership working with Total Image Group to design the inaugural staff uniforms at the new world-class Allianz Stadium and updating uniforms for the Sydney Cricket Ground. The Moore Park precinct is iconic around the world and it’s fitting our new uniform design reflects our famous sporting and entertainment site that’s steeped in history that creates world-class experiences for the millions of members and spectators who visit each year.

Venues NSW

Pamela and the team at Total Image Group are everything we look for in a partner; entrepreneurial Aussies who have worked hard to achieve great things and are truly excited about helping bring Bonza to life.

Bonza

TIG is amazing to work with in organising and supplying high quality uniforms! Recently all F and B uniforms at West HQ. Highly Recommended

West HQ

On behalf of The Whiddon Group let me express my appreciation to you and the team for the uniform range that you designed and created for us. Not only was everything of the highest quality but the service we received throughout the whole process from undertaking the surveys to find out what our staff wanted through to fit outs and launch were impeccable. We couldn’t be happier with the range.

The Whiddon Group

On behalf of Arcare Aged Care let me express my deepest appreciation to Total Image Group the fantastic work behind developing and supplying our uniform range. We have received nothing but the highest standards in customer service and the range developed has been well thought out to cater to the variety of staff and departments that we have. We find Total Image a great company to deal with. They are professional and prompt, and always helpful when we have inquiries. Their deliveries are within the specified time frame, and any issues are always rectified quickly. Our employees feel great and look tidy wearing them, and we have never received any negative feedback regarding their quality.

Arcare Aged Care

On behalf of Dan Murphy's let me express my appreciation to you and the team for the designs you created for our Dan Murphy's preferred dress. Your fashion-forward insights were valued along with your efficient and professional manner, which saw that our requirements were met. The experience was smooth and enjoyable from start to finish. The outcome of the new design is the perfect fit for our team. We look forward to working with you again.

Dan Murphy’s

We have been dealing with Total Image for just over 18 months, which has involved totally outfitting 160 staff due to a corporate rebranding project. During this time we have found Pamela and her staff to be very professional. The fit-out process through to the ordering and delivery has been fairly seamless. Even when we have experienced a minor hiccup, the service of the sales and support staff has been very efficient and we have had things resolved in a timely manner.

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Why TIG?

Over
40 Years

Manufacturing Experience

Largest
Distributor

of Australia’s most loved
uniform brands

over 300,000
employees

wearing TIG uniforms

Designing
and dressing

employees from some of Australia’s largest national brands

Start your uniform journey with the experts in fashionable, functional designs

Custom Retail Uniforms

 Your business isn’t ordinary, so why should your uniform be?

A retail uniform is more than shirts and trousers, it’s a chance to unify your team and embody your brand. Differentiate yourself amongst competitors and communicate your values to customers with a coordinated and functional dress range that represents your company.

We offer a comprehensive suiting range, with skirts, trousers, jackets, and blazers that make a polished impression alongside our wide selection of shirts and blouses. Plus, we have polo shirts, outerwear and knitwear that keep your team comfortable no matter what their day brings. 

Retail uniforms need to both look and feel good. That means using high-quality fabrics that are breathable, durable, and easy to move in, whilst still accurately representing your brand. Cotton is a classic fabric choice for breathability, and elastane adds extra comfort. Polyester has a reputation for being uncomfortable and undesirable, but high-quality polyester or poly-blends are highly durable and comfortable fabrics for everyday wear. Plus, cutting edge eco-materials such as recycled poly and bamboo offer an ethical alternative across tees and polo shirts.

We never take a “one size fits all” approach to designing your retail uniform range. Your unique brand deserves a uniform that works best for you, and our “fashion-first” ethos ensures a constantly evolving range and recommendations that reflect current trends, as well as your brand. Gone are the days of passe and outdated uniform designs; we believe in retail dress that is contemporary and chic.

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Australia's Largest Uniform Range

Total Image Group are the leading distributor of branded clothing and accessories across Australia. We have an extensive stock product range and specialise in coordinating uniform ranges based on our clients’ requirements, working environment, job roles and overall brand image.

Our longstanding relationship with Australia’s leading uniform suppliers means we have the very best in uniform options available. We have high-quality garments and accessories from brands including Fashion Biz, Gloweave, City Collection, Syzmik, JB’s Wear, DNC, CHEFWORKS, Identitee, Van Heusen, Stencil, James Harvest, AS Colour and many more.

Whether you are looking for suiting, tees, hoodies, chinos, workwear, hi vis, face masks, aprons, scrubs, shirts, promotional merchandise, team wear or even school leavers jerseys, we have it available. 

 Our goal is to make sure that your uniform is the perfect fit for your brand, and with our extensive range of stock garments and accessories, we can create a unique look for your business. Contact us now, or browse the range and request a quote.

For Businesses Great and Small

From local cafes to nationwide brands, we will happily cater to businesses of any size.

Our minimum branded garment order quanity is 12 – in any mix of colours and styles!

Custom Uniform Design and Range Consultation

Ready for a refresh, a rebrand, a reimagining? Unfortunately, your uniform is more than one click away.

That’s because at Total Image Group, we go beyond colours, styles and sizes. We want to work closely with you to design a uniform that tells your story, that fits your staff and clients, and will be able to grow alongside your brand. That takes more than just a simple online order.

Depending on your requirements, we can offer you the following options:

Complete custom packages: when you want to weave your brand story into every uniform, customising gives you design freedom. From custom fabrics to designing bespoke brand pieces, the little details like coloured buttons, where you place the logo, an on-brand colour trim… they’re what create a uniform your people are proud to wear.

Specialised Uniform consultation: we build your brand uniform from our existing range, curating the right pieces with the little touches that make it your own. We know there is no one way of doing things which is why we offer our expert advice to ensure not only your uniform launch and roll out are a success, but the right support and processes are in place.

Fill out an enquiry form, or browse our range and request a quote, to be put in touch with our Uniform Experts who will liaise with you to find your perfect fit.

Uniform Branding

Take every opportunity to communicate your businesses’ values, strengths and individuality by including high-quality, customised branding to your uniform range. Integrating your unique logo, tagline or brand imagery into a considered uniform range not only unifies your team, but elevates the customer experience.

Learn More about Branding Options.

Embroidery thread is fine but durable, meaning that we can capture the details of your branding and keep it preserved for hundreds of washes without fading or damage. 

Screen printing allows you to recreate large, bright, or intricate branding that isn’t possible with embroidery. Screen printing is ideal for hi-vis workwear, shirts, or polos, or branded promotional material,

Heat transfer can create complicated graphics, bright imagery and even photos that can be printed onto t-shirts or promotional products.

Our Values

We’re Australia’s uniform specialists, creating fashion forward uniforms for brands across corporate, retail, hospitality, automotive, sporting, healthcare, industrial and fitness sectors.

From idea to implementation, we’re here to support every part of your company’s uniform journey.

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We’re working towards a kinder, more sustainable future.

We offer a range of sustainable fabrics, have ditched swing-tags that would otherwise go straight to landfill, use zero-waste packaging and are working with partners to close the loop on sustainable uniform production. 

Read more about our Sustainability Commitment.

Our ethical supplier sourcing policy puts every link in the supply chain in the spotlight for a transparent view of providers and manufacturers  across labour, human rights, fair working conditions and environmental protection.

We also believe in investing in our people and in our local community.

Read more about our Corporate & Social Responsibility. 

Your Retail Uniform FAQs Answered

Retail uniforms are clothing worn by employees in the retail industry, featuring the company’s logo or colours for branding, promoting professionalism, and ensuring hygiene and consistency in appearance.

Retailers use uniforms for their employees to create a consistent and professional image, reinforce their brand identity, and make employees easily identifiable to customers. Uniforms also promote hygiene and are designed for easy maintenance, ensuring a clean and polished appearance, which is crucial in the retail industry.

Implementing retail uniforms offers various benefits. It helps in establishing a strong brand identity, ensuring a consistent and professional appearance among employees, making them easily identifiable to customers, and enhancing store security.

Uniforms also promote hygiene and can improve employee morale by eliminating the need to choose daily attire. Additionally, they reduce the cost and time associated with employees purchasing and maintaining work-appropriate clothing, contributing to a more efficient and organized retail operation.

Retail uniforms are not always mandatory for all employees in the retail industry. The decision to require uniforms often depends on the retailer’s specific policies and the nature of the business. While some retailers, especially larger chains, may mandate uniforms to maintain a consistent brand image, others might allow more flexibility, especially for non-customer-facing roles. It varies from one retail establishment to another.

Selecting the right retail uniform for your business involves several key considerations. First, assess your brand identity and choose uniforms that align with your company’s image and values. Ensure comfort and functionality for employees while considering the specific needs of their roles. Pay attention to the fabric, style, and colour to match your branding. Seek input from employees to accommodate their preferences and needs. Finally, factor in practical considerations such as cost, maintenance, and uniform suppliers, and make adjustments based on feedback and changing trends to keep your uniforms current and effective.

Yes, retail uniforms can be customised with the company’s logo or branding. In fact, this is a common practice and one of the primary purposes of retail uniforms. Adding the company’s logo, name, or specific colours to the uniforms helps promote brand recognition and consistency, making employees easily identifiable to customers. Customisation reinforces the brand’s image and creates a professional, cohesive look for employees in the retail setting.

Common types of retail uniforms include:

  • Polo Shirts and T-shirts: These are popular for customer-facing roles, providing a casual yet professional appearance.
  • Button-Up Shirts and Blouses: These are suitable for more formal or upscale retail settings.
  • Aprons and Smocks: These are often worn by employees in supermarkets or stores dealing with food products.
  • Trousers, Slacks, or Skirts: Bottoms are essential components of retail uniforms, and the style can vary based on the retailer’s image.
  • Vests and Jackets: These may be added to create a more refined look or for additional branding.
  • Hats or Caps: Some retailers include headwear for a complete uniform look.

The specific type of uniform chosen depends on the retailer’s branding, the roles of the employees, and the industry in which the business operates.

Prioritising employee comfort in uniforms is crucial for job satisfaction. Choose breathable fabrics, provide various sizes, and ensure flexibility, especially for active roles. Gather employee input and invest in durable uniforms to prevent discomfort from wear and tear, creating a more positive and productive work environment.

Common materials used for retail uniforms include cotton, polyester, and blends of these fabrics. Cotton is breathable and comfortable, while polyester offers durability and easy maintenance. Blended fabrics provide a balance between comfort and durability, making them popular choices for retail uniforms. The choice of material depends on the specific needs of the business and the comfort requirements of employees.

Check out how to pick the right fabric here: https://totalimagegroup.com.au/choosing-the-right-fabric-for-your-uniforms-comfort-durability-and-style/

It’s essential to follow care labels on the uniforms to maintain their appearance and durability. Some uniforms may require gentle washing, lower temperatures, or specific detergents to prevent fading or damage. Regular maintenance, such as stain removal and repairs, is also crucial to ensure the uniforms maintain a clean and professional look.

Yes, retail uniforms can typically be ordered in various sizes to accommodate the diverse body types and preferences of employees. Offering a range of sizes ensures a better fit and comfort for all staff members, contributing to a more inclusive and content workforce.

Yes, there are often gender-specific retail uniform options available. Retailers may offer different cuts and styles tailored to traditional gender expectations, such as skirts or dresses for women and pants for men. However, many modern businesses are moving towards gender-neutral or unisex uniform options to promote inclusivity and accommodate a diverse workforce. The choice of gender-specific or unisex uniforms depends on the company’s policies and commitment to diversity and inclusivity.

Accessories that can be worn with retail uniforms include name badges, belts, scarves, ties, and hats. These accessories can complement the uniform, enhance the overall appearance, and promote brand identity or professionalism. The choice of accessories may vary based on the company’s dress code and industry.

Colour codes and guidelines for retail uniforms vary widely depending on the retailer’s brand identity and the industry. Some businesses have strict dress codes with specified uniform colours, while others allow more flexibility. Often, companies choose uniform colours that align with their branding, such as using their logo colours. It’s essential to establish clear guidelines that balance your brand’s image with practicality and employee preferences while considering the nature of the business.

To enforce a retail store’s uniform policy, clearly communicate the rules during onboarding, provide uniforms or purchasing guidance, maintain consistent application, address employee concerns, monitor compliance, and set consequences for violations.

The cost considerations for providing retail uniforms include the expenses associated with purchasing, maintaining, and replacing uniforms. Initial expenses involve selecting the right uniform style and ordering sizes for all employees. Ongoing costs include laundering, repairs, and replacements due to wear and tear. It’s important to budget for these expenses and consider factors like fabric quality, customisation, and vendor options to find a cost-effective solution that aligns with your business’s budget while maintaining a professional appearance.

The frequency of replacing or updating retail uniforms depends on factors like wear and tear, changes in company branding, and employee feedback.

Yes, there are eco-friendly and sustainable options for retail uniforms. Many retailers now opt for uniforms made from organic or recycled materials, reducing the environmental impact of production. Additionally, some businesses choose to implement uniform rental or recycling programs, minimising the disposal of old uniforms. By selecting sustainable materials and responsible uniform management practices, retailers can reduce their carbon footprint and promote environmental responsibility.

Tax benefits and deductions related to providing retail uniforms to employees can vary by location and local tax laws. In some cases, the cost of purchasing, cleaning, and maintaining uniforms may be deductible as a business expense. Employers should consult with tax professionals or local tax authorities to understand specific deductions or incentives available to them for providing uniforms to employees. Additionally, they should keep detailed records of uniform-related expenses for tax purposes.

Yes, retail uniforms can significantly impact the customer experience. Uniforms contribute to a consistent and professional appearance, making employees easily identifiable to customers. This enhances brand recognition, fosters trust, and creates a sense of reliability, all of which positively affect the customer’s perception of the business. Uniforms also help customers distinguish employees from fellow shoppers, making it easier to seek assistance, leading to improved customer service and overall satisfaction.

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