It’s beginning to look a lot like last Christmas – with most Aussies (59%) claiming they will spend the same or more (12%) than last year despite growing inflationary pressures,
Category: Consumer Insights
Australian consumers expect companies to act in a more socially and environmentally responsible way and many are willing to pay more for products and services that are values aligned, according to new research from the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) in collaboration with the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
Australian retail sales continue their impressive run in the lead up to Christmas with sales increasing 25.9% in September compared to the same time last year, with sales also up
Australian retail sales are set to remain strong over the festive trading period, with consumers to continue spending in the face of cost-of-living challenges, according to the most comprehensive Christmas
One in four Australians say they will celebrate Halloween this year, with spending forecast to reach $430 million according to research from Australian Retailers Association (ARA) in collaboration with Roy
The scale of the labour shortage crisis impacting retail continues to worsen with new figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showing 46,100 job vacancies in retail trade in August
Retail sales continued to strengthen in August, with $34.9 billion spent in stores and online – an increase of 19.2% on a year ago and up 0.6% compared to the
Australian retail sales remained at record levels in June with $34.2 billion spent in stores and online – an increase of 12% on a year ago and up 0.2% compared
There are many challenges facing the Australian economy over the remainder of 2022 but the good news is we are better placed than many other countries to deal with higher than expected inflation and increasing interest rates over the next few months.