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Vinomofo, MyDeal Cybersecurity saga continues as data reportedly sold

Latest developments in the stories of two retailers having experienced serious data breaches within the last week find exposed data for both having been allegedly sold successfully, as attention shifts elsewhere to yet another high profile name falling prey to a cyber attack.

By |October 20, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Australia Post confirm Net Zero delivery date of 2050

National postal service Australia Post has today announced its formal commitments to the Australian government’s Net Zero by 2050 climate goals, becoming the first Commonwealth Government Business Enterprise to sign on to the target.

Good news, bad news for online retail at the petrol pump

Fuel prices are set to rise again across Australia, as the Government’s Fuel Excise cuts have expired, opening the door again for the cost of petrol to shoot back up to punishing levels for consumers. The news for online retail, however, may not be all bad - as out of necessity consumers increasingly turn to online shopping as a method of saving on fuel costs.

By |September 29, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Retail climbs but consumers face uphill battle, figures show

New figures released today show Australia’s retail turnover saw an increase of 0.6 percent in August, making it the eighth consecutive month to see such growth.

By |September 28, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

‘What, Me Worry?’: Financial Stress and Consumer Confidence

Consumer confidence is on the rise, says ANZ-Roy Morgan, despite a new AMP Financial Wellness survey suggesting Australians’ financial stress is ‘higher than ever before’.

By |September 8, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

‘Doesn’t Tell the Full Story’: Treasurer Hits Pause on Celebrating Latest GDP Growth

“It's a solid outcome, but it doesn't tell the full story about our economy,” says Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers, responding to the latest data suggesting modest growth in the Australian economy.

By |September 7, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Premier Retail’s Strategic Decisions Drive Global Sales Up 70%

"Record" figures in the Easter holidays and May trading period have driven Premier Retail's gross sales up 70 percent, despite pandemic restrictions shutting stores throughout Victoria.

Catch Marketplace Names Ex-Groupon APAC CEO as GM

Steve Traplin is the new General Manager of Catch Marketplace, the retailer has announced, and is poised to expand its brand presence across Australia.

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