Message from the CEO: 12 November 2019

Last week’s ABS retail figures demonstrated that retail is still yet to awaken from its slow sales slumber. Although turnover...

Last week’s ABS retail figures demonstrated that retail is still yet to awaken from its slow sales slumber. Although turnover across the sector rose by 0.2 per cent for September, it was still below what the NRA and many commentators were predicting. While it’s certainly too early to say that...

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2018 Presents New Opportunities and New Directions

Adding facts, such as population CENSUS data, will help define and validate your business roadmap. Maps. We all need maps to...

Adding facts, such as population CENSUS data, will help define and validate your business roadmap. Maps. We all need maps to know how to get to where we want to go. Who wants to spend hours and hours trying to figure out the best and fastest route to a destination? It’s...

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Message from the CEO: 8 August 2017

The retail sector is showing signs of recovery after a relatively flat year. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) trade...

The retail sector is showing signs of recovery after a relatively flat year. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) trade figures released Thursday have revealed a 0.3 per cent increase in June to $26.15 billion seasonally adjusted. Retail sales have now risen for three consecutive months, with June’s higher than the...

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Retail Figures Remain Steady According to ABS Stats for May

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) retail trade figures for May 2017 has shown a steady rise of 0.6%...

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) retail trade figures for May 2017 has shown a steady rise of 0.6% turnover, seasonally adjusted. NRA CEO Dominique Lamb said that while retail was experiencing a quiet period, the industry remains in steady shape and should continue to pick up following the introduction...

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Message from the CEO: 9 January 2017

Many of you may have been watching the media closely around the Christmas and New Year period especially in...

Many of you may have been watching the media closely around the Christmas and New Year period especially in relation to what we can all expect within retail in 2017.It has been reported that Australian retailers would rather forget 2016, with a “trolley full of famous names including Dick...

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Christmas shopping to top $1 billion a day

MEDIA RELEASEWith 50 shopping days until Christmas, the National Retail Association (NRA) has today released its pre-Christmas and Boxing...

MEDIA RELEASEWith 50 shopping days until Christmas, the National Retail Association (NRA) has today released its pre-Christmas and Boxing day trade projections which show that Australians are poised to spend more than a billion dollars a day during the busiest trading period for the year.The pre-Christmas and Boxing Day...

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