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Victorian retail workers will need to be vaccinated for Christmas

Anyone on the government's list of authorised businesses, even if not in a locked-down area, must comply with this requi...

Isolating staff may cause Melbourne supermarkets to close this weekend

A number of supermarkets across Melbourne may be forced to close this weekend after thousands of staff members have been...

Snap lockdowns weighing on ‘battle-weary’ retailers, public

Retailers are urging customers to get vaccinated and follow health advice amid rising shopper aggression.

Victoria enters five-day lockdown starting today

As of Friday, retailers not deemed essential will be unable to open their doors and can only operate via click and colle...

Victorian retail to lose $2bn in lockdown extension

“If we let this thing run it’s course, it will explode. We’ve got to run this to ground because if we don’t, people will...
Industry groups have criticised the slow reopening.

Victoria to offer support to businesses hit by snap lockdown

Victoria’s minister for industry support and recovery Martin Pakula said the package would be announced next week.

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.

Victorian treasurer asks big business to pay its share

Parts of the business community are pushing back against a ‘mental health levy’ which will tax big business to fund ment...

Victorian businesses face on-the-spot fines for ignoring QR code rules

The fine is a response to a compliance blitz the state government undertook over three weeks in April.

Eased Victorian restrictions will help retailers across the country: ARA

However, Christmas period likely to be impacted by restricted retail.
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Wage theft can now lead to 10 years in jail in Victoria

Industry groups criticise new bill for treading similar ground as the FWO.

Plastic bag ban takes effect in Victoria

NRA believes officials will focus on “educating, rather than punishing”.

Apple’s Melbourne flagship blocked on cultural grounds

The Victorian Government has now launched a review of Melbourne's Federation Square.

Winning Appliances announces two new showrooms

Winning continues expansion plans.

Melbourne retail property soars

The increased demand has occurred amidst disappointing retail sales and online competition.

Winning acquires Victorian competitor

As a result of the acquisition Winning Appliances sees its total offerings include 14 showrooms throughout the country.

Victoria to ban plastic bags next year

Plastic bags used by retail stores, takeaway shops and small supermarkets will be targeted

Uniqlo to join The Glen

The store will be Uniqlo's sixteenth store in Australia and the sixth store in Victoria

Decathlon announces first Victorian store

French sports giant announces raft of new stores across country.

Department store giants bank on exclusivity

Big names look to entice customers through holding exclusivity.