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spending Archives

Retail spending to improve: CBA

Tax returns and a stronger housing market look to improve customer spending.

Retail on wrong end of household spending shift

Here's how much the average Aussie household spends, and on what.

Retail spending up, online spending slows

Latest reports by the ABS and NAB suggest consumer confidence is returning.

Retail spending up 0.4% in June

Retailers see 0.4 per cent lift in sales in June, slightly ahead of market expectations of 0.3 per cent.

Economy-wide spending growth slows in May

Monthly spending trend falls, though investor confidence remains high.

Social media impacts student spending habits

Report: Stark difference between what male and female students are compelled to spend their money on.

Deloitte: Stagnant Q2 growth for retail sector

Lead data indicator points to modest growth.

Department stores rebound in February

Retail spending blows past expectations on rebound in fashion.

Consumer confidence hits four-year high

Improved economic conditions boost respondents' optimism.

Reserve Bank holds as business leaders list concerns

Cash rate maintained at record low as bosses' main gripes revealed in survey.

Retail ‘weak’ as business conditions lift

Aussie retail conditions trending lower despite improved confidence in all other sectors.

Households spending more on basics, less on extras

Spending on non-discretionary goods and services rises.

Unavoidable costs to rise, shopper’s spare cash to drop

Consumers’ discretionary income expected to decline two years in a row for the first time since 1992, with all sectors i...

Weak wages weigh on closed wallets

Slump in consumer spending is expected to continue throughout the year as a major headwind for retailers.

The disappointing aftermath of Christmas

Cautious consumers chose to save their pennies during the festive season, gifting retailers with few sales over the holi...

Economists hopeful of profitable Xmas for retailers

Spending splurge lifts Christmas hopes.

Consumers outspend income growth

Retail sales outpace limp underlying wages growth.

Aussie retail tipped to hit record revenue

Retail industry to hit new heights in 2016, says NRA in latest report.

Australian retail spending rises in November 2015

Retail figures indicate strong finish for 2015, says NRA.

NRA forecasts Christmas spend

Christmas spend to "be modest and sensible" increase on 2014.