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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.

What sets strong retailers apart?

As the sector starts thinking about the future, some of the time-tested traits of strong retailers are reasserting thems...

Woolworths, Bunnings emerge as most trusted brands in COVID lockdown

Woolies' proactive messaging has resonated with Australians.

CBA offers customers cash back for spending at Coles, JB Hi-Fi

Rewards program aims to assist customers with everyday expenses.

Online sales are growing, but not as fast as retailers expect

Sponsored: Multi-channel and online retailers more upbeat about revenue growth.

Almost half of customers unsatisfied by delivery options

Though, according to CommBank, getting the product faster isn’t the main concern.

Nick Scali’s first quarter marred by cautious consumers

First three months of FY20 sees traffic and like-for-like sales plummet.

Retail spending to improve: CBA

Tax returns and a stronger housing market look to improve customer spending.

Harnessing the full potential of online marketplaces

They present a significant opportunity, if retailers get the strategy right.

Vic takes sole economic top spot from NSW

Retail spending mostly in line with last quarter, says CBA.

Economy-wide spending continues to grow

Consumers have continued to spend despite modest wage growth.

Increasing energy costs driving adoption of solar in retail property

Retailers, shopping centres seek to reduce energy bills.

Retail store spending rebounds in January

Spending in retail stores up in January, after slow December.

Commonwealth Bank targets Chinese tourists with Alipay integration

Alipay will be available across 94,000 Albert payment devices across Australia.

Online retail’s Black Friday boost continues through Christmas

Online spending increased sharply over the sales event.

Consumer spending slows amid falling confidence

But retail saw the second biggest gain in the month.

Economy-wide spending growth slows in May

Monthly spending trend falls, though investor confidence remains high.