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Christmas 2019

Countdown to Christmas

$14 billion shopping splurge for final week before Christmas

17/12/2019

The National Retail Association (NRA) has revealed that Australians are set to splurge $14 billion nationwide in the countdown to Christmas.

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Dominique Lamb CEO National Retail Association

Message from the CEO: 17 December 2019

17/12/2019

After a long and arduous 2019, we’ve finally entered the home straight, with Christmas just days away. I’m sure all…

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Christmas spending Aussies

Where are Aussies spending their dollars this Christmas?

09/12/2019

The National Retail Association released predictions for a $50 billion retail spend this Christmas – but where are we going to be spending these dollars?

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October Retail Trade Figures

October figures show retail continues to face challenges

05/12/2019

The National Retail Association has said that today’s ABS retail trade figures for October prove that retail continues to face challenges.

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Dominique Lamb CEO National Retail Association

Message from the CEO: 3 December 2019

03/12/2019

With barely three weeks until Santa rides into town, the Christmas trade period has well and truly hit full swing.

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Black Friday to Cyber Monday retailers shopping spree

Retailers ready themselves for biggest shopping spree of the year – Black Friday to Cyber Monday

28/11/2019

Retailers throughout Australia are preparing for what is set to be the biggest shopping spree of the year, with consumers set to fork out a whopping $1.3 Billion online over the four days from Black Friday to Cyber Monday.

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Black Friday sales shopping centre

Black Friday sales aren’t just a bonus for large retailers

27/11/2019

The results are in – Black Friday is now the third most popular sale event in Australia.

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Kmart unveils Black Friday specials

Kmart unveils exclusive Black Friday range for Aussie shoppers

25/11/2019

The Black Friday phenomenon kicks off in just a few days, and major Australian retailers are beginning to share their sales catalogues to reel in the discerning customer.

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Shoppers at Westfield for Black Friday extended trading Christmas

Westfield centres going big for Black Friday

25/11/2019

Scentre Group Regional Brand Experience Manager QLD, Kirstie Foord said this year Westfield is expecting many more retailers to participate in Black Friday

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eBay predicts 2019 Black Friday shopping will smash records.

eBay predicts broken sales records for Black Friday

22/11/2019

A version of this article was originally posted on eBayinc.com. Australia’s number one online shopping destination ebay.com.au is predicting that…

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Amazon Hub rolled out at Stockland

Amazon lockers rolled out across Stockland stores to prepare for Black Friday

21/11/2019

Stockland has partnered with Amazon as the first Australian property company to offer Amazon Locker, a secure, self-service kiosk for parcel pick ups.

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Merry Xmas Christmas sales

Shoppers to splurge $50,000 per minute online as Xmas sales go digital

21/11/2019

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today unveiled its Christmas sales forecasts, revealing that shoppers are to splurge more than $50,000 per minute in online purchases as part of a $50 billion spend across all retail.

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Cybersecurity Black Friday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday – what is important for your online platform

19/11/2019

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are another example of our continuing transition to a digital, connected economy, blending ‘bricks and mortar’ with ‘clicks and mortar’. But what is Black Friday and Cyber Monday? And beyond the marketing and retail business returns, what’s important for your business cybersecurity?

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Dominique Lamb CEO National Retail Association

Message from the CEO: 19 November 2019

19/11/2019

I’d like to start my column this week by expressing my condolences to all those affected by the bushfires that have ravaged numerous parts of the country.

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Message from the CEO: 12 November 2019

12/11/2019

Last week’s ABS retail figures demonstrated that retail is still yet to awaken from its slow sales slumber.

Although turnover across the sector rose by 0.2 per cent for September, it was still below what the NRA and many commentators were predicting.

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Trolley full of toys for Christmas

eBay unwraps the hottest toys this Christmas

11/11/2019

eBay has revealed its top toys and trends for Christmas 2019 based on Australian shopper trends and research.

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Boxing Day Sales - confetti flies as doors open from extended trading in South Australia

Retailers welcome SA Boxing Day trade

11/11/2019

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today lauded the decision by the South Australian Government to again approve Boxing Day…

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christmas shops fever crowded shop centre as Aussies flock to purchase gifts

Retailers ready themselves for another blockbuster Christmas bonanza

07/11/2019

Christmas is the biggest period on the Australian retail calendar. Throughout November and December, Aussies flock to the shops to…

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Black Friday sales

Jump on the Black Friday bandwagon: 2019 sales set to exceed 2018 figures

06/11/2019

4 November 2019 It’s an American tradition that has revolutionised retail in November – mark your calendars, Black Friday is…

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Message from the CEO: 5 November 2019

05/11/2019

Compliance with industrial relations laws in Australia can be highly complicated, but it’s something which all businesses need to understand.…

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