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Paul Zahra

Retail Voice CEO Message: 17 August 2022

Father’s Day is less than three weeks away – the last gift-giving event before Christmas – and our forecasts with Roy Morgan show Australians will spend $735 million on presents this year.

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Paul Zahra

Retail Voice CEO Message: 3 August 2022

As anticipated, the Reserve Bank has increased interest rates for the fourth straight month, with the cash rate now sitting at a six year high of 1.85%. Unfortunately, the economic challenges are likely to get worse before they get better, as outlined by Treasurer Jim Chalmers in his economic update to Parliament last week.

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The Hon Jim Chalmers MP

Ministerial Statement on the Economy

Federal Treasurer, The Hon Jim Chalmers MP speech 28 July 2022 Speaker – Australians are overwhelmingly optimistic and confident people. Our optimism, and that confidence, is well‑founded – because it

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Paul Zahra

Retail Voice CEO Message: 27 July 2022

Economic challenges continue to mount with figures released today showing inflation has reached 6.1%. We are conscious this impacts retail on many levels – as customers respond to the rising cost of living, and as retailers tackle the financial pain associated with increased operating costs including fuel, energy, supply chains, rents and more.

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Super Stapling – Are you complying?

Stapling was introduced on 1 November 2021 to limit unintended new super accounts being opened for workers every time they change jobs. This generally means an employee’s existing super fund

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