Confidence Stabilising but Remains ‘Weak’ After Second Consecutive Increase

Things are looking more optimistic, with consumer confidence increasing for the second consecutive week. 

Laura Ashley Returns to Australia, Plans Expansion

Laura Ashley is returning to Australia after it filed voluntary administration in March 2020, citing the pandemic as its core reason. It will expand into various countries as part of a multi-year partnership with IMG.

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Amazon’s Ambassador Program Blunder Exposes a Huge Open Secret

Amazon has secretly removed its Ambassador program, which paid certain warehouse staff to write positive experiences working for the retailer. After a series of unquestionable blunders, it's time Amazon stopped the PR spin and actually invested in taking care of their staff.

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Australian Consumers More Confident in Third Week of January

The Omicron variant has appeared to peak, resulting in a 2.2 point increase in Consumer Confidence for the third week of January. 

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?

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November Largest Month in Aus Online Shopping History, AusPost Reports

Another record has been broken, Australia Post is reporting. The courier service has recorded the largest month in online shopping history, marking more than 21 million parcels delivered across the sales period. 

Experts Offer Advice for Retailers Heading into Black Friday

The Christmas season is well and truly here, with sales events popping up left, right and centre. We asked a series of experts for their advice heading into the sales events season, and how to reduce strain.

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Inside Amazon Australia’s Christmas Hiring Spree

Australia has a big Christmas coming, and Amazon Australia is starting its prep early. The retailer is gearing up for a massive Christmas season, hiring more than 1,000 seasonal workers to ease the strain. 

Economic Optimism Drives ‘Virtually Unchanged’ Consumer Confidence

Australian consumers remain somewhat positive about current economic conditions, with consumer confidence virtually the same as in previous weeks.

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