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NRA launches wage compliance hub in Western Australia

The NRA partnered with the Western Australian Government to create an education hub to assist businesses with wage compl...

Easter back on the cards for Brisbane retailers

Starting midday today, businesses will be able to trade as long as they can abide by the government’s 2 square metre rul...

Consumer spending begins to wane as retail sales slip in February

The sector and the economy more broadly are still in for a challenging period ahead, says NRA boss Dominique Lamb.

NRA calls on Government to deliver $5k loans to bricks-and-mortar retailers

“E-commerce is going to be essential for many businesses going forward, but not all businesses can go online,” NRA chief...

Retail’s continued growth “doesn’t paint the full picture”

Retail sales grow through January, but the party may be coming to an end soon.

NRA under fire after grant approval process scrutinised

The grant funded a program to train up retail workers in what to do in the event of a terror attack.

Boxing Day trade encapsulates an unconventional year of retail

Annual shopping holiday sees a reliance on online shopping and a mostly Covid-safe bricks-and-mortar event.

Conscious consumerism could break the camel’s back this Christmas

With retailers looking to bring in more customers this holiday, will they be held accountable to a year of layoffs and p...

Young workers score massive pay increase from FWC

The decision was labelled 'baffling' by the NRA.

October retail sales 7.3 per cent up on last year

Despite monthly sales growth, Victoria remains 5.7 per cent below 2019 levels.
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David Jones’ sales pulled down 14.6 per cent by end of Victorian lockdown

Excluding Victoria, sales grew marginally during the period.

Amart, Lovehoney and Appliances Online win big at National Retail Awards

The National Retail Awards, held virtually for the first time last night, brought together some of the industry’s finest...
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As the economy reawakens, business leaders call for extension to stimulus

Business leaders weigh in on Government review of JobKeeper.

Entries now open for the 2019 National Retail Awards

Nominate a retailer providing great service to its customers.

Easter puts penalty rates back in the spotlight

Labor Party reaffirms pledge to overturn 2017 FWC decision over long weekend.

Retail crime is “out of control”

Will cameras at self-serve checkouts make a dent in this worrying trend?

NRA backs Labor plan for national bag ban

Industry body says a national ban would ensure a consistent approach.

Taskforce recommends criminal penalties for wage theft

What to do with retailers when underpayment isn't a mistake?