There is evidence the economy is starting to pick up, according to the Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens who spoke at Citi's 5th Annual Australian and New Zealand Investment Conference in Sydney on Monday.
Perth's retail pop-up property 140, owned by Cbus Property, will transform into a temporary gallery for 12 Australian artists as part of a redevelopment due to be completed in 2014.
The Coffee Club has set its sight to open 100 stores by 2023 in the Middle East after signing licence agreement with Liwa Minor Food and Beverages.
David Jones is following the cue of Costco, announcing it will open a new store in Ringwood in Melbourne's east. Part of a new real estate development in the suburb, the store will incorporate modern elements such as in-store Wi-Fi and omni mirrors.
The 11th edition of the AFGC CHEP Retail Index suggests retailers will face another challenging Christmas after year-on-year growth in retail sales showed a slow down and a turnaround is not expected in the remaining months of the year.
To help revive what was once a popular strip shopping location in Sydney, the City of Sydney has been running a program to allow 'pop-up' style retailers to make use of the vacant lots.
The Franchise Council of Australia honoured franchising’s best and brightest at the NAB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards Gala Dinner on the Gold Coast.
Wesfarmers reported overall strong retail sales results for the first quarter of the 2014 financial year with good performances delivered by Coles, Bunnings, Officeworks and Kmart.
Super Retail Group has announced it will be expanding its footprint across a number of its retail brands as it continues to strengthen its store portfolio.
The Consumer Price Index rose 1.2 per cent in the September quarter 2013 from 0.4 per cent, which was reported in the June quarter 2013.