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Online investments pay off, study says

Those who are quickest to get their business online were more likely to have increased revenue and staff, according to preliminary results of a Roy Morgan study commissioned by PayPal Australia.

Posted Thu 02/08/2012 10:00:32 / Read More »

Retail strip property feels the pressure

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.

Posted Thu 26/07/2012 02:00:22 / Read More »

Retail activity increases in June quarter

The retail industry has been able to enjoy a brief upswing in the June quarter, according to the latest AFGC CHEP Retail Index.

Posted Wed 25/07/2012 01:59:19 / Read More »

How e-ready are Aussie retailers?

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.

Posted Wed 25/07/2012 11:30:53 / Read More »

Retailers forced to re-strategise

New research from PwC and Frost & Sullivan indicates that as online shopping reaches record levels retailers are being forced to rethink their strategy.

Posted Tue 24/07/2012 01:30:09 / Read More »

Online spending to continue growth

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

Posted Tue 24/07/2012 11:35:42 / Read More »

Signs of consumer spending to remain low

Rising costs continue to plague consumers’ purchasing intentions and sentiment, according to the latest figures from Nielsen.

Posted Mon 23/07/2012 01:16:21 / Read More »

Booming smartphone adoption changes payment forms

Due to the mass adoption of smartphones, it is changing the way people are able to pay, a new report from Deloitte says.

Posted Mon 23/07/2012 12:15:50 / Read More »

Private label sector to grow

New research from IBISWorld shows the private label products have been one of the supermarket industry’s fastest growing segments in the past decade.

Posted Thu 19/07/2012 12:30:25 / Read More »

Price comparisons done in store

A US study shows 55 per cent of American shoppers run price comparisons on their smartphones in store.

Posted Wed 18/07/2012 02:00:33 / Read More »

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