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Woolworths releases half-year results

Woolworths presents its half-year results which shows it saw an increase of 10.6%, with a total of $35,845 million in Group sales. “I am incredibly...

Home improvements booming

Move over Tim Allen, Aussies are investing in their home improvements more than ever! The data from eStore Logistics shows that in January there was...

Meet retail’s new lockers and rollers

Factors including Covid, the need for greater sustainability and the growing demand for Australian made products have led to a surge in innovation and...

Coles 2021 HY Results: e-commerce leads charge

Coles is experiencing success in its e-commerce strategies and proving to satisfy customers further. Sales revenue increased by 8.1% in comparison to the last period,...

New realities and trends in 2021

Covid-19 has had an impact on how we shop and more generally altered consumer behaviour, driven by new personal circumstances and habits. By Stocard Managing...

Top online retailers in 2020 for Christmas Quarter

Which online site was the most popular over the Christmas quarter (Q4) you may ask? The top online stores have been revealed. Electronics, bargain sites...

Latest lockdown, ‘devastating blow’ for retailers

Retail associations unanimously agree that the latest Covid-19 lockdown in Victoria, is a ‘devastating blow’ for the retail industry. The National Retail Association’s (NRA) CEO,...

Pact Group completes acquisition of Flight Plastics

Pact Group has acquired New Zealand’s only packaging manufacturer with integrated PET recycling capability. The acquisition of Flight is part of Pact’s plan to lead...

Staff working from home shows productivity increase

More business owners noticed a productivity increase from staff working at home, rather than a productivity decrease. The January Sensis Business Index shows that 18%...

Retailers focus on sales over marketing in 2021

E-commerce has proven that it’s a huge factor for driving business, especially throughout 2020. A significant number of Aussies (84%) now shop online, with a...

Retailers advised to make contactless moves

It may come as no surprise, that following Covid-19, 60% of Aussie shoppers are more likely to purchase and collect goods without human contact. Additionally,...

New tech to improve retail business by Square

Square for Retail is a custom-built point of sale system, designed specifically for complex needs of the retail industry in Australia. It's currently being rolled...
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