A new study released by IBM based on research by the National Institute of Economic and Industry Research forecasts a significant gap will open up between major Australian enterprises by 2025.
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.
The latest edition of the AFGC CHEP Retail Index shows the recent trend in declining growth in retail sales continued through the June quarter, but predicts the rate of year-on-year growth will increase by the September quarter.
Consumer feedback website WOMO.com.au showed that more than 1800 online reviewers wanted to let others know about how good their experience was or to thank a service provider.
A recent survey shows while Australian consumers may not be spending as much compared to other countries, retailers would be foolish to not find ways to reap on the gaps of where they are spending.
Latest consumer confidence figures from Nielsen indicates Australians are displaying signs of increased optimism.
The Consumer Price Index rose 0.4 per cent in the June quarter 2013, compared with a rise of 0.4 per cent in March quarter 2013, indicating there’s room to keep pressure off retailers.
The demand for Australian products overseas is currently worth $5 billion and this is expected to grow to $16.1 billion by 2018, illustrating there are cross-border opportunities for retailers, new PayPal and Nielsen data shows.
Lack of education and transparency are hindering advertisers' ability to reach Australian consumers as they become more mobile than ever, new insight from Google shows.
Connectivity and convergence continue to change the face of the retail industry as we see more retailers merge their digital, virtual and physical presence in the market into one single bricks and clicks model.