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January’s Retail Trade "Modest" Improvement on December

According to the latest retail turnover figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) January saw mixed results, with online retail trade remaining steady.

April Davis By April Davis | 07 Mar 2019
December Sees Widespread Drop in Aussie Retail Sector

After strong sales momentum in November, the Australian sector has suffered through a slow Christmas, with online sale events like Click Frenzy and Black Friday luring customers in well before the calendar ticks into December.

April Davis By April Davis | 05 Feb 2019
Online Retail Turnover in November “Highest Level Recorded”

Australia’s latest retail turnover figures have confirmed that the sector continues to benefit from continued online pre-Christmas promotions.

April Davis By April Davis | 11 Jan 2019
Online Revenue Boosts Measly Retail Growth in August

The latest retail trade figures reveal industry growth in August was disappointing, but still up from July’s unchanged figure of 0.0 percent.

April Davis By April Davis | 05 Oct 2018
A Slow July Points to Disappointing Retail Turnover in the Months Ahead

Retail trade figures just released by the ABS reveal a flatline in July 2018, which the National Retail Association predicts will continue into the holiday period ahead.

Good News for Retail, but what About Online?

Recent trade figures released by the Australia Bureau of Statistics are encouraging, but do online retailers really have cause to celebrate?

Natasha Sholl By Natasha Sholl | 06 Aug 2018
NAB Reveals Latest Customer Spending Trends

NAB has released its latest Quarterly Customer Spending Trends report for Q1 2018, and despite reports claiming customers are tightening their purse strings, NAB says spending has grown 6.8 percent year-on-year. How much of this...

April Davis By April Davis | 25 May 2018
Retail Sales Outlook Looks Dire, NAB Says

The Australian retail sector suffered through miserable results in March, and according to the National Australia Bank’s (NAB) Cashless Retail Index, the results for the month of April look just as bad, if not worse.

April Davis By April Davis | 17 May 2018
The NRA Calls For Government Help After Poor March Sales

According to the ABS’ Retail Trade report for March 2018, retail turnover stalled for the month, with the exception of online trade and food. These results emphasise the need for greater government support, the NRA...

April Davis By April Davis | 08 May 2018