Free Subscription

  • Access 15 free news articles each month

Professional

Try one month for $5
  • Unlimited access to news,insights and opinions
  • Quarterly and weekly magazines
  • Independent research reports and forecasts
  • Quarterly webinars with industry experts
  • Q&A with retail leaders
  • Career advice
  • Exclusive Masterclass access. Part of Retail Week 2021

research

research Archives

Most Australians still see ‘shopping’ as in-store, not online: Shopify

“Australians haven’t yet broadened their view of what a store is,” said Shopify’s managing director of APAC Shaun Brough...

Almost half of workers believe in four-day work week

78 per cent of survey respondents believe they can use their time more efficiently.

Most retailers expecting online revenue growth

Ninety-one per cent of retailers expect online revenue growth this year.

Marketplaces provide “more options”

Why are customers flocking to marketplaces over standalone websites?

Over $10bn in retail property transactions for the year

Savills latest Q2 retail report charts growth in sector.

Aldi tops Coles, Woolies as Australia’s most trusted brand

German entrant top dog on perception metrics.

There is hope for the high street

Here's how to transform it.

Extended retail hours key motivator for Chinese tourists

The report stated that retail trading hours could be extended to 6.30pm with earlier trade on Sundays

Grocery delivery to be automated within 20 years?

Driverless grocery stores replace supermarkets, while mail is handled by automated delivery units.

Most Americans uninterested in buying groceries online

New research finds that 67 per cent of Americans have never purchased groceries online

McDonald’s crowned Australia’s favourite fast food

Over half of Australian's prefer McDonald's to other fast food retailers, new research finds.

Domino’s, Subway fail to tackle obesity

New research finds biggest fast food chains failing to tackle obesity.

Consumers turn to ‘showrooming’ for cheapest price

Shoppers admit deliberately checking out products in store, only to look for it online.

Scorned consumers rarely come back

New research reveals six in ten of those who boycotted a brand say they still don’t use it.

What makes a supermarket super?

Roy Morgan uncovers the top 10 factors likely to influence a customer on where to grocery shop.

Ethical products drive shoppers

Research says Australian shoppers place a higher priority on purchasing products that support people in need.

The silver bullet

Beware of using research as a basis for decisions, warns Dennis Price.

Caveat emptor: Can you hear the warning bells?

Dennis Price looks at the reliability of retail research and its origins.

Key research for retailers

New report available to retailers tracks changing customer behaviour.

Aussie shoppers more patient

Australians unhappy with mobile shopping experience but more patient with shipping.