The Black Friday sales are set to provide retailers with strong results in the lead up to Christmas with research from the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) in collaboration with Roy Morgan forecasting sales to reach a record $6.2 billion over the four-day Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend (Friday 25 November to Monday 28 November 2022).
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South Australia announcement provides much needed certainty for phase-out of single-use plastics bans
The largest and most diverse industry body for retail, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), has today welcomed the South Australian Government’s clear guidance for the continued phase-out of single-use plastics across the SA economy.
Improving the long-term employment outcomes for young workers with psychosocial disability is the focus of a new three-year research project being led by QUT, the Australian Retail Association (ARA) and
Retail sales continued to strengthen in September, with $35.1 billion spent in stores and online – an increase of 17.9% on a year ago and up 0.6% compared to the previous month according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
The country’s largest and most diverse peak body for retail, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), has called for more consultation and scrutiny of the Albanese Government’s Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill to ensure it succeeds in achieving its objectives for employees and employers and builds on the goodwill established between employer groups and unions during the recent Jobs and Skills Summit.
With the race that stops the nation just five days away, new research shows that consumer spending on the Spring Racing Carnival will reach $1.6 billion this year, as people
Retailers welcome a budget strong on social reforms and support for women as testing economic times loom
The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has welcomed the Albanese Government’s first budget for its social reforms, including greater access to child care and paid parental leave, which will help families with the rising cost of living amidst an uncertain global economic outlook.
As next month’s deadline for next phase of bans on single-use plastics approaches, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) says the transition to the circular economy is a top priority for
National Environment Ministers Meeting a missed opportunity to align nationally on single-use plastics
Australia’s largest retail peak body, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has welcomed key outcomes from Friday’s Environment Ministers Meeting but says failure to provide a nationally agreed timeline and approach
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).