Is This the Swan Song of Australia’s Traditional Retailers?

Posted by David Kemp on Nov 28, 2018 12:33:22 PM

The retail industry in Australia has been in a state of flux for years. With the advent and subsequent popularity of online shopping and consumer spending habits constantly evolving, it’s now harder than ever for ‘bricks and mortar’ retail business owners to remain competitive let alone solvent. And it’s getting worse.

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Topics: Retail, Australian Economy, Business

Quick Guide: Business Expectations, December Quarter 2018 Preliminary Results

Posted by Stephen Koukoulas on Aug 7, 2018 11:14:12 AM

The illion business expectations survey painted a picture of solid expansion in the economy into the second half of 2018. Equally important is business reporting actual activity, which was also positive in the June quarter, suggesting the official GDP data for that period will register solid growth. Those GDP data are scheduled for release in early September.

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Topics: Australian Business Expectations, Retail, Interest Rates