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christmas Archives

VIDEO: The Edit’s take on the most controversial Christmas ads of the year

In the final episode of The Edit this year, the Inside Retail team discuss their highlights of 2021 and analyse several ...

Retail tipped to earn $20.5 billion in next 10 days: NRA

Alongside the a growth in sales and customer numbers, however, has also come an increase in abusive customers.

Post-Christmas trading period to hit $21 billion: ARA

The prediction comes after both the ARA and NRA forecast 2021’s Christmas period to bring in close to $60 billion, with ...

Warehouse, shipping workers pay the hidden cost of the holiday season

The run-up to Christmas means long hours and more demanding work for supply chain employees, often under poor conditions...

How Flora & Fauna is keeping unwanted toys out of landfill

The eco-friendly retailer's new initiative aims to reduce the millions of toys that are thrown in the bin each year, and...

Aussies to spend $11 billion this Christmas – almost half online

Aussies are expected to spend an average of $726 each, with most preparing to spend the same or more than they did last...

A very Covid Christmas

Retail survived what could have been the most do-or-die Christmas period of recent years – so what happened?

Snacking, managing Covid kilos and panic buying: Consumer trends of 2021

Here's how consumers are feeling about what they're consuming at home right now.

Opinion: What happens now that the gloss of online shopping has lost its shine?

With more people than ever shopping online and Christmas moments away, delivery delays are going to get worse before the...

Opinion: Is retail through the worst of the pandemic pain?

The Reserve Bank of Australia has predicted a positive September quarter and declared the end of the Covid-19 recession....
Group of Gen Z shoppers

Retailers divided on holiday expectations: Deloitte

Some retailers aren't expecting Christmas sales to soar.

The key to a great Christmas? Nailing the last mile

We know this Christmas is going to be anything but normal. So, what needs to be done to keep customers happy this year?
Christmas retail

Once bitten, twice shy: Why retailers will be nervous of a Covid Christmas

While retailers will welcome the Christmas sales boost, the silly season is set to put immense pressure on supply chains...
Covid-safe Christmas Party

A Covid Christmas party: the planner’s guide

The dos and don’ts of planning a Covid-safe Christmas party for the office.

Consumers will do the majority of Christmas shopping online this year: Vend

75 per cent of consumers are going to be focusing on online shopping this year.

Aussies to spend $14 billion in the next seven days: NRA

NRA expecting Christmas shopping frenzy to ramp up.

More than half of Christmas spend will go to groceries: Accenture

Consumers are looking to create a more ‘abundant’ Christmas this year.

Aussies buying fewer, more purposeful gifts this Christmas

Australians are likely to spend less this year.

Christmas job ads are about to explode: Indeed

The hiring season is about to begin in earnest, data suggests.

Facing the great slowdown

A post-Christmas lull has set in for many retailers as online tempts bargain-hunters.