Survey results suggest brighter short-term outlook.
Businesses to maintain reserved outlook in third quarter, according to new survey.
Weak demand and consumer confidence weigh on Australian businesses.
Selling prices to begin rising this year as falling Australian dollar impacts on business costs.
Retailers expect higher Christmas sales compared to last year despite faltering consumer confidence.
Christmas profit expectations hit 10 year high.
Retailers are bracing themselves for a tough September quarter.
Consumer financial stress levels climb in April.
Despite solid December trade the general outlook from retailers has declined, new survey finds.
Majority of Australian businesses more upbeat about growth in 2014, new study finds.