Did retailers celebrate too earlier? Maybe. Or so that’s what many have said following the Reserve Bank's decision to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2.5 per cent.
Earnings outlook has hit a 10 year high indicating that business activity may finally improve in the New Year, according to the latest Dun & Bradstreet’s Business Expectations Survey.
Radio Rentals teamed up with creative and digital agency Rysen to redesign and development a new website, which was open for business last month following a successful soft launch.
To reconnect consumers with local businesses, a national Shop Small campaign, founded by American Express, has been launched in Australia to encourage Australians to support small businesses during November.
It was not the post-Federal election spending that helped Harvey Norman lift its first quarter sales results for the 2014 financial year, but rather an appreciation in foreign currencies.
Debt troubled surfwear retailer Billabong has received approximately AUD$315.8 million in funding from its new private equity partners, Centrebridge Partners and Oaktree Capital Management.
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.
Overall consumer confidence remains steady, despite a distinct split between Australians who are positive about the year ahead versus those who are not, according to the latest Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.
More than ever retailers must provide customers with a complete shopping experience. To do this retailers need an end-to-end retail solution that connects people, information and processes across the organisation reducing complexity from sales to supply.
Retailer associations and the federal government are working together to see enforcement action to be undertaken to address competition issues within the supermarket retail sector.