Weaker retail sales growth over the past 12 months and increased competition from larger property owners has sent Sydney's strip retail market falling with vacancy on the rise, a report from Herron Todd White says.
The retail industry has been able to enjoy a brief upswing in the June quarter, according to the latest AFGC CHEP Retail Index.
It appears that Australia’s take up of multi-channel retailing is slow, with only approximately half of them currently offering some form of online sales capabilities, according to a study by Frost & Sullivan.
New research from PwC and Frost & Sullivan indicates that as online shopping reaches record levels retailers are being forced to rethink their strategy.
It's expected that Australia’s e-commerce sales will reach $33 billion by the end of this year before hitting $37.1 billion by 2013, according to competitions.com.au.
Rising costs continue to plague consumers’ purchasing intentions and sentiment, according to the latest figures from Nielsen.
Due to the mass adoption of smartphones, it is changing the way people are able to pay, a new report from Deloitte says.
New research from IBISWorld shows the private label products have been one of the supermarket industry’s fastest growing segments in the past decade.
A US study shows 55 per cent of American shoppers run price comparisons on their smartphones in store.
The new data from Forrester Research shows retailers' interest in mobile has not just grown but has surged to the top of the investment priority list, overtaking the core e-commerce platform.