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Furniture sales drag down retail performance

Inside Retail presents the Australian Retail Index. The index gives a quick overview of retail statistics in four key categories; fashion and accessories, furniture and homewares, sporting and recreational, and other. Key retail statistics are shown weekly, with yearly comparisons available. A significant drop in sales in the furniture sector dragged down the overall sales performance in the retail sector last week. The furniture sector as a whole dropped over 20 per cent compared to the previo