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Retail appointments

ARA names new CEO; Best Buy chairman steps down; Pandora resructure sees APAC boss depart.

ARA calls for 24 hour supermarket deliveries to keep shelves stocked

Australian retailers are calling on state governments to temporarily lift curfews on supermarket deliveries.

Aussies to spend $54,000 a minute online this Christmas: NRA

Total online spend set to reach $3.6 billion this year, says NRA.

“New phase for the retail industry”: Major changes at the ARA

Russell Zimmerman to depart, as major retailers join industry association.

Making Christmas Eve a public holiday too costly, industry groups say

Proposal in Queensland highlights need for uniform approach to public holidays.

Vodafone named ‘national retailer of the year’

Petstock, Coles, Bakers Delight among those recognised at industry awards.

Discounts expected to drive $18.3b in post-Christmas sales

Retailers to slash prices in bid to achieve yearly sales targets.

Gift card expiry dates to extend in late 2019

Retailers have 12 months to comply with new expiry dates.

Casual workers receive pay raise ahead of busy Christmas period

The same penalty rates will soon apply to all workers.

Father’s Day to bring slight bump in spending

Sales to be softer than in previous years.