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There’s no more Christmas joy

The glory days of Christmas past, the grim tidings of Christmas present and the uncertainty of Christmas future will loom large in analysis of 2019 yuletide results. The optimistic spruiking to encourage consumer spending and the excitement of  Black Friday and Cyber Monday have certainly provided little cheer to many retailers. The devastating bushfires also seem to have delivered another telling blow for retailers struggling to entice consumers to spend, a challenge underlined by the ANZ