Articles with tag retail-trade-figures


ABS retail trade figures show the May Federal Budget hit the spot

Confidence and retail trade figures up.

Posted Fri 07/08/2015 12:00:00 / Read More »

Christmas hope jolted by September retail turnover rising 0.8%

Retailers have taken the September ABS Retail Trade figures as a possible hopeful indication of how tradiing will be during the all-important upcoming Christmas period.

Posted Mon 04/11/2013 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 »

Election gets the better of consumers

In the lead up to the federal election this Saturday, signs of nervousness are more obvious than ever as consumers continue to spend cautiously, which is reflective of the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics Retail Trade Figures.

Posted Tue 03/09/2013 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 lifted in August

Signs that consumers are spending is becoming more evident as retail turnover for August rises 0.2 per cent, according to the latest Australian Bureau Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures.

Posted Fri 05/10/2012 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 »

Turnover leaves sector disappointed

Last month's retail turnover growth appear to have given the industry false hope after it slumped 0.2 per cent in April.

Posted Thu 31/05/2012 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 »

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 »

Retail trade figures "disappointing"

While the two interest rates cuts were welcomed with open arms by retailers at the end of last year it didn’t change the attitudes of consumers as the latest ABS retail trade figures show that retail turnover in November 2011 was flat.

Posted Tue 10/01/2012 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 up another 0.4%

For the third month in a row, the ABS retail trade figures has shown signs of improvement with the Australian retail turnover rising 0.4 per cent in September 2011.

Posted Thu 03/11/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retail sales on the rise

The ABS showsthat retail turnover is heading slowly towards an upward direction as retail trade figures has grown 0.6 per cent in August.

Posted Wed 05/10/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retail trade figures bounce 0.5%

It appears that consumers are spending again as the Australian retail trade turnover rose 0.5 per cent in July 2011, following a 0.1 per cent fall in the previous month.

Posted Thu 01/09/2011 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 »

Easter period helped retail trade

Retail trade figures are up 1.1 per cent in April, seasonally adjusted, following a fall of 0.3 per cent the previous month, according to the ABS.

Posted Fri 03/06/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Reality of retail in trade figures

Retail trade figures released by the ABS has dropped 0.5 pr cent in March 2011 where the only positive turnover was seen in othing, footwear and personal accessory retailing up by a 0.1 per cent.

Posted Fri 06/05/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

February flood boosts retail trade

Both the ARA and the ANRA saidQueenslander's need for new household goods following the natural disasters of late December and January drove the 0.5 per cent growth in retail trade.

Posted Fri 01/04/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Industry inches up 0.2%

The January retail trade figures from the ABS show a turnover of 0.4 per cent, seasonally adjusted, following a rise of 0.2 per cent the previous month.

Posted Tue 01/03/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retailers concern about future trading

The latest retail trade figures from the ABS have confirmed that consumers continued to remain cautious during the crucial December period.

Posted Tue 08/02/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Growth in retail sales is not enough

Released on Monday, figures revealed that Australian retail turnover rose 0.3 per cent in November 2010, seasonally adjusted, following a revised fall of 0.8 per cent last October.

Posted Tue 11/01/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retail trade drops 1.1 per cent

In the ABS' latest retail trade statistics, the largest fall for the month was recorded in cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services which had dropped -4.8 per cent

Posted Mon 06/12/2010 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 »

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