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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.

BSI: Spending momentum maintained

Commonwealth Bank tracks retail store spending growth.

CBA: Aussie retailers behind other sectors on innovation

Sector lags behind counterparts according to new analysis.

The week that was

Looking back at what made headlines this week.

Kids rake in $1.1 billion spending money

Children flex spending power, according to CBA.

Retailers predict growth in bricks and mortar stores

Amazon who? CBA research says Aussie retailers plan more stores.

Melbourne’s retail strips will survive online onslaught

Retailers well-placed to handle the introduction of Amazon in Australia, according to real estate firm.

Christmas rush to fall earlier

New CBA research pinpoints spending trends during crucial trading month.

Sales in retail, clothing sectors up as spending lifts in June

CBA says upbeat business conditions coupled with lift in household confidence support spending boost.

Weak wages weigh on closed wallets

Slump in consumer spending is expected to continue throughout the year as a major headwind for retailers.

Reticent retailers ignoring online opportunities

Latest Commonwealth Bank research points towards 'multichannel modesty' and third party growth.

Amazon confirms Australian launch

E-commerce giant finally announces local plans.

Aussie retailers ‘unfazed’ by Amazon

New CBA research displays retailers bullishness and willingness to innovate and fail.

Bricks-and-mortar sales slip

Retail sales slip according to latest national data.

CBA pinpoints busiest Christmas spending

Commonwealth Bank predicts huge day of spending before Christmas.

Christmas sales already underway

CBA's latest research shows retailers won’t budge on sales approach this Christmas, despite half of customers expecting ...

RBA cuts interest rate to record low

ARA hopeful RBA's decision can halt slide in retail sales growth.

CBA report: ‘More female executives, more success’

CBA rates retail industry among the top performers for gender balance in leadership positions.

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