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Retail Sales Increase in Hardest-Hit Industries

Retail sales volumes have reported a slight 1.4 percent increase in the June quarter, with the hardest hit industries feeling a slight boost across the country.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 04 Aug 2022
Retail Turnover Up 0.2%, but Experts Warn of "Challenging" Times

It has been a challenging few months for Australians, with inflation affecting consumer confidence and buying intentions for several weeks. Despite the current uncertainty surrounding the landscape, retail turnover has lifted for another consecutive month. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 01 Aug 2022
Retailer Turnover Is Up For Fifth Consecutive Month - But For How Long?

Retail sales have increased once again, now hitting another record level for the month of May, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has shared. But how long will it last? 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 01 Jul 2022
Retail Sales for April Up 9.6 Percent YoY

Retail sales have increased by 0.9 percent in April; a sign of continued recovery with three consecutive increases over the year. This is up 9.6 percent compared to the same period in 2021 and is...

Power Retail By Power Retail | 31 May 2022
Retail Sale Volumes Up 1.2 Percent in March Quarter

For the March quarter, retail sales volumes have increased 1.2 percent. This comes off the back of a 7.9 percent increase in the December quarter, and a 4.3 percent decline in the September quarter. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 11 May 2022
The Retail Rebound is Back On Track

The retail recovery is back on track, with a new record set for sales in March. This month has seen an increase of 1.6 percent, which is the highest increase since November 2021. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 05 May 2022
Retail Sales Bouncing Back in February

February retail sales are bouncing back, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated, despite ongoing supply chain issues throughout the start of the year.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 29 Mar 2022
Household Spending Boosted in January

Australian consumers were spending more in January this year than 2021, the ABS has found. According to a new report, household spending jumped by 4.3 percent in January 2022 YoY. 

Power Retail By Power Retail | 23 Mar 2022
Retail Turnover on Road to Recovery, While Fashion and Footwear Sales Fall

As retail continues to bounce back, almost every category has recorded an increase in sales. However, the fashion, footwear and accessories category has declined by one percent.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 28 Feb 2022
December Strongest Quarter for Retail, Online Falling Behind

Retail sales volumes saw a surge in December as lockdowns were lifted, the ABS has reported. The December quarter has fallen 4.4 percent month-on-month but is 4.8 percent above December 2020 levels.

Power Retail By Power Retail | 07 Feb 2022
Biggest Retail Turnover Drop Since April 2020, Remain Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

Retail turnover has dropped 4.4 percent, as Omicron impacts sales in December. With gradual increases in turnover from September to November in 2021, the small decrease has not impacted the overall figure greatly and remains...

Power Retail By Power Retail | 01 Feb 2022
November 2021 Retail Turnover Recovers "All Lost Momentum" from Delta Variant

After a couple of consecutive increases in retail turnover, November 2021 has proven to be one of the strongest yet. But what does the new and rapidly spreading Omicron variant mean for retailers?

Ally Feiam By Ally Feiam | 11 Jan 2022