Message from the CEO – 22 January 2019

The first Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) retail report for 2019 has been released and the news was relatively...

The first Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) retail report for 2019 has been released and the news was relatively positive. The report, which measured sales for November 2018, revealed a solid performance for the sector and we hope that this was the case for you and your business. According to...

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Driving online sales with google

Written by Dionne Alaveras, News Xtend Attention all business owners looking to increase online sales. You ready for another week of...

Written by Dionne Alaveras, News Xtend Attention all business owners looking to increase online sales. You ready for another week of tips and hints? Previously we deep dived into the Facebook platform and looked at how Facebook could be utilised to drive online sales. This week, we are looking at another digital advertising...

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Australian retailers getting on with the job, as Amazon finally out of the starter’s blocks

The National Retail Association has today praised the Australian retail industry for its innovative approach to overcoming the red...

The National Retail Association has today praised the Australian retail industry for its innovative approach to overcoming the red tape, cost and logistical challenges unique to the Australian marketplace, on the back of today’s much-anticipated, but underwhelming, launch of Amazon Australia. NRA Chief Executive Dominique Lamb said Australian retailers were...

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Brick and mortar stores are not dead, just different

By Joanna Arhontis, The New Retail Revolution There is all this talk on the street that traditional brick and mortar...

By Joanna Arhontis, The New Retail Revolution There is all this talk on the street that traditional brick and mortar retail stores are dying with many sadly closing their doors in recent months. It is true that retailers are being hit hard throughout the nation, and indeed across the globe, as...

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Message from the CEO: 14 February 2017

Last week the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its retail trade figures for the month of December 2016...

Last week the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its retail trade figures for the month of December 2016 and the results demonstrated that the National Retail Association was close to spot-on with its Christmas trade period projection.In November, we forecast that for the Christmas trade period – which encompasses...

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November shows strong online sales

The recently released NAB Online Retail Sales Index for November 2016 has shown that Australian consumers splashed around $21.4...

The recently released NAB Online Retail Sales Index for November 2016 has shown that Australian consumers splashed around $21.4 billion over the 12 months from November 2015 to November 2016.As usual, there was a significant boost in original sales for November 2016, due mainly to seasonal factors such as...

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MEMBER ONLY ARTICLE – Australia’s largest and most trusted technology driven retail event Online Retailer Sydney

Aussies are buying up more and more online! According to a recent study, improved trade for small business and...

Aussies are buying up more and more online! According to a recent study, improved trade for small business and exceptional growth in fashion sales helped Australian online retail sales rebound, totalling almost $20 billion in annual spends in the year to May 2016. The latest NAB Online Retail Sales...

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