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Retail sales surge 9.4 per cent – but good times ‘could be short lived’

NRA CEO warns that yesterday’s interest-rate rise and looming increases in superannuation and award wages may spoil the ...

ABS data reveals strong retail sales growth in February

Despite supply chain disruptions, departments stores recorded a 5-per-cent increase after months of decline.

Sharp improvement in retail sales as Omicron impact wanes

Fresh data shows a 4.9-per-cent year-on-year increase in retail sales in January and a 14.4-per-cent rise on pre-pandemi...

Sales across Australia jump 4.9 per cent in October as lockdowns end

The retail industry enjoyed sales increases in all categories barring food during the month.

Retail sector can expect a consumer rebound through November – NAB

"Our data now indicates that lockdown-affected areas are turning a corner.”

Stable retail sales data belies plight of small businesses, says ARA chief

ARA CEO Paul Zahra said concerns remain over how small retailers will cope with the ongoing Covid crisis.

Retail sales recover in March: ABS

Victoria and Western Australia led the rises, after Covid-19 lockdowns impacted retail sales in February 2021.
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Customer behaviour settling, but August sales likely to fall: NAB

August retail sales are likely to be 2.4 per cent down, said NAB.
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Rise in retail sales in Q3 signals hope for coming months

Supermarkets, liquor stores, hardware and household goods were the big winners in retail, already exceeding pre-Covid sp...

Oct retail flatlines despite RBA rate cut

Retail flatline further evidence consumers have banked recent stimulus.

FY19 results will be mixed, but conditions are improving: Citi

Analysts note that retail is tough now, but the trends are looking up.

Retail sales essentially flat in May

Food sales were the main source of weakness in the month, data shows.

Retail store spending rebounds in January

Spending in retail stores up in January, after slow December.

China retail poised to overtake the US

Turnover in the Chinese retail industry will eclipse that of the US later this year, according to analyses.

Property firm claims top global position in retail sales

CBRE named top-ranked firm for commercial real estate investment sales globally for the seventh consecutive year.

“Jarring” January for retailers

Retailers "concerned" over latest ABS figures.

The Reject Shop’s merchandising strategy “back on track”

Discount variety chain 'encouraged' by results.

Kathmandu earnings up despite sales dip

Adventure gear retailer widens margins by selling less sale stock.

Old Navy rescues Gap Inc results

Gap Inc.'s Old Navy drives group performance while other two leading brands struggle.

Baby Bunting downgrades full-year guidance

Retailer's shares drop after announcement.