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2019 Christmas

December ABS results confirm shift in Christmas shopping behaviour

06/02/2020

The National Retail Association (NRA) has said that today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) retail trade figures for December 2019 confirm that Christmas shopping behaviour by Australian consumers has shifted. Following a gigantic increase of 0.9 per cent in November, the December sales data reveals a drop in retail turnover of 0.5 per cent for…

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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 of you are run off your feet as shoppers across the country finalise their Christmas purchases. But as this is the last CEO column for the year, I do hope that you, your staff and…

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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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