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60% of Aussies Predict E-Commerce Revolution

A recent study has revealed that 25 percent of Australians expect the retail industry to be mostly online in the near future, with a further 35 percent saying they think it will happen within five...

April Davis By April Davis | 08 Oct 2018
Consumer Sentiment Returning, But No Impact Yet

The recent leadership spill in Canberra has already had a major effect on consumer confidence in Australia, but data from the Australian Retail Index suggests the positive outlook is yet to affect retailers' bottom lines.

By Rory Betteridge | 24 Sep 2015
Business Sector Unfazed by Consumer Budget Concerns, says NAB Survey

NAB's monthly business survey suggests market conditions and business confidence are improving, despite rock-bottom consumer confidence and a harsh federal budget.

By Rory Betteridge | 08 Jul 2014
Budget Also Hits Super Retail Group's Profit Forecasts

Super Retail Group has issued a second profit warning in as many months, stating that reduced confidence in the wake of the budget announcement has seriously hampered its sales potential.

ARA Calls on Reserve Bank to Reduce Interest Rates

Russell Zimmerman, Executive Director of the Australian Retailers Association, hopes to seek relief for retailers by lobbying for reduced interest rates.

Infographic: 2012 Holiday Shopping Predictions

Holiday shopping forecasts out of the US are already tipping a bumper sales period for online retailers as consumers look to spend more online.

Is There a Saturation Point for Online Retail?

As the recent results of NAB's Online Retail Index reveal an industry slowdown, many have begun asking if we've reached an internet shopping saturation point. Chris Morley discusses the considerations involved in this knotty problem.

By Chris Morley | 23 Jul 2012
Lush: Online Security Breach

Security and data protection are brought to the forefront, as Lush announces its Australian and New Zealand websites have been targeted by hackers, putting online customers at risk.

Shopper Confidence Still Tentative In The US

It's not all a bed of roses for retail in the US, with research from Kantar Retail indicating that consumer confidence, the shift to online shopping and the weather contributed to a decline in shopping...