Articles with tag business-expectations


Business confidence on the up: Dun & Bradstreet

As the year draws to an end, business confidence levels are showing signs of stabilisation as the outlook for profits, sales, employment and capital investment start to level out.

Posted Tue 06/08/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Employers cautious on jobs

Australian businesses don't plan to employ new staff in the months ahead in an indication they expect the current period of weak economic growth to continue in the new financial year.

Posted Fri 05/07/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Business confidence declining

Weakening performance among Australians businesses compared to 2012 is impacting business confidence.

Posted Tue 11/06/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Business profit expectations slide

Australian businesses anticipate modest sales activity, difficult trading conditions and subdued consumer activity over the next few months.

Posted Thu 07/02/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

2013 outlook: A mixed bag

The business outlook for 2013 is mixed, with Australian executives indicating that sales, inventories, selling prices and employment will fall but investment and profits will rise.

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

Retailers hope for strong Christmas

Despite the Australian Bureau of Statistics' reported slow down in retail spending in July, retailers expect there'll be a surge over the Christmas period.

Posted Tue 04/09/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retailers remain optimistic

Despite product price inflation softened, retailers remain far more optimistic than any other industry, according to the National Australia Bank June quarterly business survey.

Posted Sun 22/07/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Slow demand dampens retail expectations

Retailers are bracing for the worst as they lower their earning expectations in anticipation of pessimistic sales for the September quarter.

Posted Wed 06/06/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

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