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Halloween spending boost predicted, ARA urges retailers to get on board

Halloween continues to gain momentum in Australia, with a much needed spending boost of $490 million predicted for the spooky season.

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Halloween a fright no more, with consumers set to spend

Joint research from market research leaders Roy Morgan and the Australian Retailers Association has discovered that as many as one in four Australians plan to celebrate Halloween this year, with a spending forecast of as much as $430 million for the period.

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Five Key Priorities for Retailers Ahead of Federal Election

In the lead up to the Federal election, which is set for 21st May 2022, the Australian Retailers Association has set five key strategic priorities that retailers should be aware of, and implement. 

Australians Expected to Splash Record Cash in Post-Christmas Sales

The Australian Retailers Association is predicting a retail boom post-Christmas. In conjunction with Roy Morgan, the ARA have released forecasts of how much Australians are planning to spend in post-Christmas sales, and the figure is astounding. 

What the 2020-21 Budget Means for Retailers

Last night, the Australian Federal Government released the 2020-21 Federal Budget. Here's what the new Budget means for retailers, and how retailers are reacting. 

Afterpay Locks In Partnership with ARA

Afterpay has confirmed a two-year partnership with the Australian Retailer's Association (ARA), in an effort to support local retail. 

Retailers ‘Can’t Afford Another False Start’ – ARA Responds to New Restrictions

Paul Zahra, the CEO of the Australian Retailer's Association, has made a statement regarding the new Stage Four / State of Disaster restrictions imposed upon metro Melbourne this afternoon. 

Paul Zahra Appointed CEO of Australian Retailers Association

Paul Zahra has been appointed CEO of the ARA. Zahra has previous experience as CEO and Managing Director of David Jones.

ARA Partners with Good360 During Bushfire Crisis

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is partnering with the charity, Good360, to collect surplus goods and items from retailers and redistributing them to the affected in bushfire-damaged locations. 

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