Tag Archives: Dominique Lamb

NRA urges new government to push through tax cuts

The National Retail Association has congratulated Scott Morrison on his re-election and urged him to “move very quickly” on cutting taxes. The call comes after the NRA publicly backed the government’s promised personal and business tax cuts as “good for retailers”. NRA CEO Dominique Lamb said: “Both sides of politics …

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Budget boom: Aussie retailers enjoy 24-hour surge

Retail enjoyed a boom 24 hours following key announcements in the federal budget, says the National Retail Association (NRA). The NRA also says Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures show that the sector “broke free of its shackles” in February. ‘Welcome relief’ NRA CEO Dominique Lamb says the news regarding …

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Retailers slam Christmas penalty rates hike

The National Retail Association (NRA) has slammed the decision to raise penalty rates just before Christmas. The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has ruled that penalty rates will rise by 25 per cent for 350,000 casual retail employees who work on Saturday and after 6pm on weekdays. The ruling will come …

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July trade figures ‘disappointing’ for retail

The National Retail Association (NRA) says the new financial year has got off to a “disappointing” start for retail. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), trade figures flatlined for July. First, retail turnover remained unchanged at zero per cent. Second, there were falls in three of the six …

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National Retail Awards honour legends and rising stars

The National Retail Association (NRA) held its National Retail Awards ceremony in Melbourne last Thursday to honour its leading lights. The NRA presented the National Retail Awards, which it describes as the “nation’s premier industry honours”. Outstanding retailers from across Australia received their awards at a ceremony in Myer Mural …

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On the up: retail sector grows for three months in a row

Aussie retailers have welcomed their third consecutive month of retail growth, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). National Retail Association Dominique Lamb gave the figures a cautious welcome. She says there is still a long way to go for the domestic industry. But she also acknowledges that June’s …

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Surge in retail turnover led by clothing and department stores

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has reported a 0.4 per cent surge in Aussie retail turnover in May 2018. Department stores and clothing led the charge, with rises of 3.9 per cent and 2.2 per cent, respectively. The May results cement a second consecutive month of solid sales for …

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NRA hits back at Stop Deregulation Adelaide

The National Retail Association (NRA) has rebutted what it describes as ‘false arguments’ made by the Stop Deregulation Adelaide campaign and other bodies. NRA CEO Dominique Lamb has called on all sides of politics to focus on a sensible, measured and fact-based debate, and to disregard what she claims are …

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