Articles with tag abs-retail-trade-figures


ABS figures show growth for retail industry

Surge in spending boosts retail trade.

Posted Sun 05/07/2015 12:00:00 / Read More »

Round Up: Online business booming, high hopes for 2014 and an Aussie winner

Over $14.6 billion was plunged into online retailers during the Christmas frenzy. The real surprise was how important tablet browsing is to online trading - is your website optimised for iPads? Plus, which Aussie store won a major overseas award?

Posted Thu 09/01/2014 12:00:00 / Read More »

New government restores confidence back in consumers

Since the last retail trade figures were recorded by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, a new federal government has come into power, bringing with it returned consumer confidence.

Posted Wed 02/10/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Political instability puts consumers off from spending

Retailers believe government instability is to blame for the latest flat figures released by the ABS.

Posted Mon 05/08/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retailers demand stability as trade picks up 0.1%

Retailers are demanding economic and political stability to bring consumer confidence back so they begin spending once again.

Posted Wed 03/07/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retail trading up slightly

Retail trade increased slightly in April with hopes another interest rate cut will help the continuing pressure for retailers.

Posted Mon 03/06/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

March retail figures stumble after solid February

Despite a strong start earlier in the year, the retail industry has tumbled by 0.4 per cent in March.

Posted Mon 06/05/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retail turnover rises

Retail trade is starting to pick up with the latest ABS retail trade figures reveals.

Posted Thu 04/04/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retail trade dropped 0.1% in November

The retail turnover figures for November have been described by retailers as disappointing.

Posted Wed 09/01/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retail trade flat in October

A rate cut is now more crucial than ever for retailers with the ABS retail trade figures showing that Australian retail turnover was flat in October.

Posted Mon 03/12/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Another rise in retail turnover

The 0.5 per cent retail turnover rise in September has been warmly welcomed by retailers.

Posted Tue 06/11/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retail trade figures flatline

The ABS trade figures show that while brighter trade results of 1.2 per cent were achieved in June, they have flatlined in July with turnover falling 0.8 per cent, seasonally adjusted

Posted Mon 03/09/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Glimmer of hope shines in June retail figures

The latest ABS retail trade figures show that retail turnover rose 1 per cent in June 2012, seasonally adjusted, following a rise of 0.8 per cent in May 2012.

Posted Fri 03/08/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Trade figures triple in March

Signs of improvements are showing after the Australian Bureau of Statistics retail trade figures show that Australian retail turnover rose 0.9 per cent in March 2012.

Posted Tue 08/05/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

ABS retail trade figures up 0.2%

The largest contributor to the rise was other retailing (1.8 per cent), which includes online retailers, followed by food retailing (0.3 per cent) and department stores (0.7 per cent).

Posted Wed 04/04/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

January trade figures up 0.3 per cent

The rise was driven by cafes, restaurants and catering services, which is a subgroup of cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services.

Posted Wed 29/02/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Mobile drove Christmas shopping

There was a surge in mobile shopping during Christmas, according to the January Getprice online shopping index traffic.

Posted Tue 07/02/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retail trade back down 0.1%

Following a 0.1 per cent rise in November 2011, the ABS has reported that retail trade figures for December, the most crucial month of trading, fell 0.1 per cent.

Posted Mon 06/02/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Modest growth for retail trade figures

Following a 0.4 per cent rise the previous month, the latest ABS retail trade figures show that retail turnover rose 0.2 per cent in October.

Posted Thu 01/12/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retail trade figures fall 0.1%

The industry turnover was highly affected by the turnover of department stores which fell -3.2 per cent.

Posted Wed 03/08/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Soft retail trade figures

The latest ABS Retail Trade figures show that Australian retail turnover rose 0.3 per cent in September 2010.

Posted Fri 05/11/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Slow but steady increase

The latest ABS Retail Trade figures show that retail sales increased 0.3 per cent in August.

Posted Wed 06/10/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

"Shade of glimmer" for retailers

After reporting on the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics Retail Trade figures, retailbiz was able to catch up with ARA executive director Russell Zimmerman.

Posted Wed 01/09/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

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