Latest Australian Retailers Association News

White line fever as Black Friday sales herald Christmas trade period, jobs bonanza
Kindly customers urged to spend big with small business
Retail sales bounce back strongly in October after Delta lockdowns
Retailers welcome reopening of economy as NSW restrictions lift
Return of international students and skilled migrants welcome boost for retail
Victorian retailers face fresh hurdles with vaccine checks
Retail risk reduced by millions under proposed changes to NSW workers compensation laws
NSW legislation supports national harmonisation on single-use plastics
Retail sales rebound in October
Australian Retailers Association to play lead role in global Race to Zero
Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales predicted to hit $5.4 billion
Online retail sales continue to break records
Christmas cheer for South Australians with extended shop trading hours
Online shoppers target of Christmas cyber grinches
Queensland retailers to cash in on pre-Christmas sales of $12 billion
Demand set to fuel spending through Christmas
Melbourne’s retail revival set to begin from next Friday
Pre-Christmas retail trade for 2021 predicted to remain steady year-on-year at $58 billion
Christmas trading critical as retailers feel more pandemic pain in September sales
Peak retail body calls for more aggressive climate action
Online sales continue to surge in lead up to Christmas
Resumption of international travel provides hope for CBD, regional and travel retailers
Retail at risk of uneven recovery with tapering of Federal Covid support payments
August retail sales slump in locked down NSW and ACT
Council welcomes “vaccinated economy” trial
ARA strengthens focus on superannuation in strategic partnership with Rest
Concerns remain at delayed retail reopening in Vic and ACT
ARA welcomes appointments of new Federal Ministers
Panel established to create pathways to get young Australians into jobs
Retailers set for bumper trading period post-Christmas
ARA welcomes industrial relations reforms, with a hard-fought win on casual employment
ARA Welcomes certainty on casuals
Retail on track for a solid close to 2020 as ABS results show a 7.1% YOY rise in October trading
Australian Retailers Association partners with legal firm Hitch Advisory
Australian Retailers Association welcomes Queensland Budget support, though some measures fall short
Fair Work Commission decision out of touch with economic reality, a barrier to junior employment
ARA Commends Victorian Budget Stimulus Measures – But More Needed to Repair SMB Retail
October surges year on year as retailers prepare for a robust Christmas
Retailers’ Christmas 2020: Stepping out of bubble – Deloitte Survey
Retailers’ Christmas Survey 2020: Stepping out of bubble
2020 Christmas retail sales set to grow 2.8% to $54.3 billion
Australian Retailers Association welcomes NSW job-creating budget to support business growth in 2020
JobSeeker extension a Christmas confidence booster for our most vulnerable Australians
ARA: Positive Sentiment Sets Tone for Christmas Shopping Season
Happy Christmas – Victorian retail is open for business
ARA calls for a realistic plan – with Victorian retailers back on restart rollercoaster days before
ARA: Latest retail trade figures set stage for Christmas
Australian Retailers Association: despair lifts for retailers as reopening date set for