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COVID-19

COVID-19 Archives

The BBQ Galore storefront.
Management

Retail sector urges Vic Gov to revisit roadmap

Retail industry groups are pleading a case for a faster reopening in Melbourne.
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More than half of Vic retailers glad restrictions weren’t eased, survey shows

Many do understand it will be ‘extremely difficult’ to survive the next few months.
Industry groups have criticised the slow reopening.

Most Melbourne stores to remain shut until October 26

Retail faces another seven weeks of store closures under Victoria's cautious plan to ease restrictions.
Image of people walking down Melbourne laneway.

Victoria’s shutdown to weigh on economy

Economists busily adjusting economic forecasts.

Stood down staff at risk of losing JobKeeper come September

Though the government's paid pandemic payments will be made available to all states.

Master chef at home

Australian households seek inspiration for that next culinary adventure.
Image of Asian woman wearing face mask while shopping.

6 ways to manage the new normal in retail

PARTNER CONTENT: When it comes to creating an effective strategy in the current climate, retailers need to look beyond j...
Delivery COVID

Gazing into the post-COVID-19 crystal ball

From the acceleration of e-commerce and the rise of small retailers to the continuation of touchless payments, here are ...

As the economy reawakens, business leaders call for extension to stimulus

Business leaders weigh in on Government review of JobKeeper.
Omnichannel

How brands can prepare for the ‘next normal’

Just when you were starting to get the hang of the COVID-19 regime, it’s time to shift to what comes next.

How is each state easing retail restrictions?

A state-by-state guide to easing restrictions on retail trade.

‘Your shopping has arrived’: Uber joins Woolworths’ home delivery network

Uber grocery delivery will be rolled out to cities across Australia over the coming weeks.

“We see COVID-19 as a time to do good, rather than do well”: Domino’s

The QSR chain outlines the steps it has taken to serve customers and staff in the current climate.

Deliveroo unveils new support measures for hospitality industry

On-demand delivery platform introduces daily payments, tipping.
Stores

What will the post COVID-19 store look like?

A peek into the future of retail.
Five people waiting outside a supermarket, standing far apart.

I’ve spoken to dozens of retail execs in the last two weeks. Here’s what I learned

Matt Newell shares insights from his conversations with retail executives.

Many companies had been planning to go carbon neutral. Then came Covid-19

H&M, Pandora and other retailers say they're still committed to sustainability.

Updated: Which retailers have closed stores so far?

Greenlit Brands, H&M, Uniqlo and Zara joined the list of shutdowns this week.

How to make remote leadership work for you – and your team

Welcome to the new world of work in the time of coronavirus.

More major chains close due to virus

Cotton On, Country Road, Myer joined the long list of retailers closing stores.