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Financial Archives

Stable retail sales data belies plight of small businesses, says ARA chief

ARA CEO Paul Zahra said concerns remain over how small retailers will cope with the ongoing Covid crisis.

AFC, Afterpay and Vicinity Centres team up to champion local fashion

The collaboration will see local fashion leaders given physical retail space in Chatswood Chase for an eight-week period...

Sydney to see $100 meal vouchers to boost Fridays in the CBD

The new vouchers will be delivered through the Service NSW app in the same way as the recently-extended Dine & Discover ...

What Aus-UK trade deal means for exporters

Aus-UK free trade agreement will benefit consumers and exporters on both sides, but it will be some time before Australi...

Silk Laser to buy Australian Skin Clinics​, eyes 150 stores

To partially fund the deal, Silk has launched $20 million equity raising.

FWO taking Woolworths to court for failure to back-pay underpaid workers

According to the FWO, Woolies underpaid 70 employees a total of $1.17 million between March 2018 and 2019, and it has fa...

Coles spending $2.5bn on digital over the next two years

Coles’ chief executive Steven Cain said following its demerger from Wesfarmers, and the subsequent Covid-19 pandemic, th...

FWC approves 2.5 per cent increase to minimum wage

However, most of the retail sector will have a two-month delay to get prepared for the increase.

Campos picked up by Dutch coffee giant for undisclosed sum

Campos serves customers through direct-to-consumer, retail and its own flagship cafes, as well as being available in ove...

Domino’s buys up Taiwan operations

The company also plans to expand the brand’s footprint in Asia from 1500 stores to 1900 stores by 2032.

Retail recovery relies on consumers dipping into savings: Deloitte

With little in the way of household stimulus, retail spending now relies on consumers spending up their lockdown war-che...

Australian B2B marketplace Ollee connects merchants with ethical brands

As more retailers look to source more ethical, natural, and eco-friendly products, Ollee launches Australia’s first loca...
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NSW announces five-year plan to phase out plastics

The $356 million five-year plan could see lightweight plastic bags, disposable cutlery, cotton buds and more cut out by ...

Netflix and shop: Online store offers limited-edition merchandise

Merchandise in the online shop will be "carefully selected high-quality apparel and lifestyle products," the company sai...

Premier Retail sets record guidance as Covid strategies pay off

CEO Mark McInnes says Mother’s Day sales set a new record for the group, helping drive strong overall May sales.