Results for #ABS: Close
Retail Sales for April Up 9.6 Percent YoY

Retail sales have increased by 0.9 percent in April; a sign of continued recovery with three consecutive increases over the year. This is up 9.6 percent compared to the same period in 2021 and is...

Power Retail By Power Retail | 31 May 2022
Retail Sale Volumes Up 1.2 Percent in March Quarter

For the March quarter, retail sales volumes have increased 1.2 percent. This comes off the back of a 7.9 percent increase in the December quarter, and a 4.3 percent decline in the September quarter. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 11 May 2022
The Retail Rebound is Back On Track

The retail recovery is back on track, with a new record set for sales in March. This month has seen an increase of 1.6 percent, which is the highest increase since November 2021. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 05 May 2022
Retail Sales Bouncing Back in February

February retail sales are bouncing back, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated, despite ongoing supply chain issues throughout the start of the year.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 29 Mar 2022
Household Spending Boosted in January

Australian consumers were spending more in January this year than 2021, the ABS has found. According to a new report, household spending jumped by 4.3 percent in January 2022 YoY. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 23 Mar 2022
Retail Turnover on Road to Recovery, While Fashion and Footwear Sales Fall

As retail continues to bounce back, almost every category has recorded an increase in sales. However, the fashion, footwear and accessories category has declined by one percent.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 28 Feb 2022
December Strongest Quarter for Retail, Online Falling Behind

Retail sales volumes saw a surge in December as lockdowns were lifted, the ABS has reported. The December quarter has fallen 4.4 percent month-on-month but is 4.8 percent above December 2020 levels.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 07 Feb 2022
Biggest Retail Turnover Drop Since April 2020, Remain Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

Retail turnover has dropped 4.4 percent, as Omicron impacts sales in December. With gradual increases in turnover from September to November in 2021, the small decrease has not impacted the overall figure greatly and remains...

Power Retail By Power Retail | 01 Feb 2022
November 2021 Retail Turnover Recovers "All Lost Momentum" from Delta Variant

After a couple of consecutive increases in retail turnover, November 2021 has proven to be one of the strongest yet. But what does the new and rapidly spreading Omicron variant mean for retailers?

Ally Feiam By Ally Feiam | 11 Jan 2022
Australian Retail Rebound Kick-Starts Cyber Weekend

Australian retail is set to soar over Cyber Weekend as the ABS indicates a strong retail turnover rebound for October. "This is great news for Australian business and the economy alike," experts say.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 26 Nov 2021
September Quarter Records Largest Fall in National Sales Volumes; Online Booms

As we come out the other side of lockdowns, retail sales certainly felt the pinch in the September quarter.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 04 Nov 2021
Retail Turnover Falls for Third Consecutive Month in August

Retail turnover has fallen for the third consecutive month as lockdown restrictions continue across some of Australia's largest cities.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 28 Sep 2021