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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
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
Five Key Priorities for Retailers Ahead of Federal Election

In the lead up to the Federal election, which is set for 21st May 2022, the Australian Retailers Association has set five key strategic priorities that retailers should be aware of, and implement. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 11 Apr 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
Australian Consumers 'Upbeat' as February Retail Sales Increase

Australians shoppers are continuing to fuel the retail sector, with February sales increasing month-on-month, despite ongoing issues worldwide.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 17 Mar 2022
This Age Group Will Drive Purchases on Valentine's Day

Aussies are expected to dish out a whopping $415 million on Valentine's Day this year, a report from Roy Morgan and the Australian Retailers Association has suggested. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 09 Feb 2022
Consumer Confidence Slips Below 100, Signalling Rocky Road to Recovery

Consumer confidence levels have dropped nearly two percent, reversing the growth presented the week before. Ongoing closures of WA and uncertainty surrounding personal finances seem to be the driving reasons for the dip, but how...

Power Retail By Power Retail | 08 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 Online Sales Went 'Through the Roof' in August

There will be no shortage of online sales this Christmas, with e-commerce sales skyrocketing in the lead up to the holidays. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 05 Oct 2021
The Biggest Christmas Yet? All Signs Point to 'Yes'

Australians are expecting to whip out more than $11 billion for Christmas this year, and retailers are starting to prepare for another record-breaking year for e-commerce.

Ally Feiam By Ally Feiam | 14 Sep 2021
Online Represents 9.1% of Retail Spend in May 2021

Retail sales are up 0.4 percent in May, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, which is up from the preliminary results of 0.1 percent earlier in the month. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 05 Jul 2021
Victoria Drives Down Retail Turnover in August

Australian retail turnover has dropped four percent in August, with the main driver stemming from Victoria's Stage Four restrictions. In contrast, online retail continues to skyrocket, almost doubling from 2019 results.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 05 Oct 2020