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Russel Zimmerman

Russel Zimmerman Archives

Retailers react to wage hike

Retail group voices concerns over impact minimum wage increase will have on industry.

Rate cut fuels spending spree

February records unexpectedly strong spending, with year on year growth higher than January.

Spending off to solid start

Year on year retail spending rises in January but dips slightly compared to December.

Shoppers to splurge post Christmas

Positive growth expected for retailers across Australia in post Christmas sales.

Interest rates: the impact on retailers

Industry bodies urge retailers to remain cautious as RBA leaves cash rate unchanged.

Leaders invited to talk shop

Annual Leadership Summit to discuss challenges facing Australian retail.

ARA responds to penalty rate cut claims

Retail group responds to claims regional retail workers will be hit hardest by penalty rate cut.

Retail group urges payments review

ARA calls for stronger regulation within Australia’s payments industry.

Boxing Day boom spurs on confidence

Retailers have high hopes for 2014 following successful Christmas period.

Penalty rates push

ARA takes up the fight for a reduction in penalty rates.