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What are the retailers reopening on Monday most worried about?

As New South Wales-based retailers prepare to open their doors on Monday, some for the first time in months, the industr...

NRA boss slams Queensland Govt for inadequate and contradictory advice

The state government said on Wednesday it recommended shoppers not shop online to reduce the amount of delivery workers ...

Retail groups call on customers to follow health orders, curb abuse

“We ask Australians to recognise and support the important work of these teams in keeping customers Covid-safe,” said AR...

Melbourne to exit fourth lockdown on Friday

Melbournians will be able to move more freely as of Thursday, 11:59 pm, though will still be restricted to within 25km o...

Victoria enters snap seven-day lockdown

Victorians will only be able to leave the house for key reasons, which don't include retail beyond basic groceries.

Retail appointments for the week

Kathmandu taps RipCurl boss to take the helm; Former Topman managing director joins BooHoo; National Retail Association ...

South Australia gears up for referendum on retail trading hours

The referendum, which is likely to be held on March 19 next year, could bring SA in line with other state’s trading hour...

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...