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The winners of NSW’s reopened retail: CBA

Local residents came out in force last week to help retailers big and small get back on their feet.

Retail is back, but have your customers changed?

With New South Wales-based retailers opening their doors to shoppers and Victorian businesses set to follow, Australian ...

Purebaby navigates shifting consumer behaviours

The retail sector has undergone an upheaval during the pandemic, with a dramatic shift in shopping behaviours online and...

Customers tightened wallets again in July as lockdowns kicked off

Rolling lockdowns impacted spending intentions severely, according to CBA chief economist Stephen Halmarick.

Support to see retailers through challenging times

Commonwealth Bank is committed to continue offering Covid support for businesses as they navigate their various pandemic...

Meeting ever-changing consumer needs isn’t going unnoticed

Our inaugural CommBank Consumer Insights Report examined Australians’ shopping behaviours amid the pandemic.

Understanding the consumer of 2021

Our report examined five major consumer trends brought about by the pandemic and likely to feature in 2021, making it a ...

CommBank app to gain e-commerce offer through Little Birdie partnership

Little Birdie provides users with over 70 million products to search, compare, and track.

Inaugural ‘Australian Made Week’ kicks off today

The campaign hopes to boost sales for local manufacturers and retailers, and help support businesses and communities whi...

Spending intentions up after Australians save their way through pandemic

“Spending less, saving more and paying down debt have been the big stories from this past year.”

March spending intentions surge amid Australia’s economic rebound

Stronger spending intentions on COVID-hit sectors reflect broad economic recovery and base effects, according to combine...

CommBank, BigCommerce partner to make e-commerce easier

BigCommerce vice president and general manager for APAC Shannon Ingrey said that, now more than ever, merchants need to ...

CBD spending recovery underway, says CommBank

“Small businesses in CBD areas have had it really tough over the past year but we’re seeing encouraging signs of recover...

CommBank helps unlock opportunities for businesses

"To be able to get insights that help you deliver something that doesn’t annoy anybody but makes the consumer experience...

The uneven impact of the pandemic in retail

New data from the Commonwealth Bank illustrates a diversion of experiences among retail businesses.

Online sales soar over Black Friday weekend

Online spending on clothing as well as purchases in department and electronics stores soared by more than 100 per cent.
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Spending improved in November, pointing to a strong holiday: CBA

Clothing and footwear, household furnishings and equipment, personal care and recreational retail all saw gains.

Coronavirus shines a light on relevance and purpose

Commbank reflects on how some brands have managed the uncertainty of Covid-19.

Getting the basics right key to fast food innovation

Through the pandmic fast-food and take-away has been more dynamic than ever. And many are innovating at pace.

Developing the foundations to support rapid change

Commbank analyses the changes to the hardware sector, and what can be done to cement a stronger business.