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Cost-of-living pressures mount as Woolworths backs wage increase

As Australia’s supermarkets continue to hold the line on food prices, Woolies’ CEO Brad Banducci noted that a “balanced”...

Retail tipped to earn $20.5 billion in next 10 days: NRA

Alongside the a growth in sales and customer numbers, however, has also come an increase in abusive customers.

Post-Christmas trading period to hit $21 billion: ARA

The prediction comes after both the ARA and NRA forecast 2021’s Christmas period to bring in close to $60 billion, with ...

NRA, ABA call on government to step up on customer abuse ahead of Christmas

“It simply must end. Our members have had a gutful. No one deserves a serve of abuse," said NRA Boss Dominique Lamb.

NRA asks Victorian Government for support in dealing with customer abuse

The NRA is asking for a greater police presence in shopping precincts as only vaccinated Victorians are allowed to shop,...

AFC leading scheme to create ‘clothing circularity’ in Australia

“We have long needed an industry-led solution that actively involves all key stakeholders [and] defines their responsibi...

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.