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Vacancies in retail soar as Christmas crunch approaches

Despite a decline in overall job vacancies, data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics last week show vacancies in retail have grown by almost 15 percent since May of this year, as online retail giant Amazon joins many in preparing for a considerable recruitment push ahead of the festive season.

By |October 3, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

World Bank warns of global recession as core inflation bites

A new study authored by the World Bank suggests a consensus forecast indicating that the global economy could experience dramatic declines in growth over the next two years in news it suggests “do not augur well for the likelihood that a global recession can be avoided”.

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

Bringing Flexibility to Insurance: Insurtech Startup’s Latest Step

Australian insurtech startup Upcover has announced a new pay-by-the-month insurance payment option for its customers, designed to allow greater financial flexibility in accessing and maintaining insurance for small businesses and sole traders.

By |September 9, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Tech futures lead winners from Government’s Jobs and Skills Summit

A few days removed from the conclusion of the Federal Government’s Jobs and Skills Summit, industry leaders, employers and employees alike have begun to reflect on the results of the two-day event.

By |September 5, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Next 12 Months Will Be ‘Tough’ – Economist Gives Retailers Advice

Craig Ferguson, Director of Strategy at Antipodean Capital, spoke to a room of retail experts and online shoppers at the inaugural Power Retail Connect lunch held this Wednesday in Melbourne. Discussing the changes in the macroeconomic landscape, disruptions in consumer changes and spending habits and how they will impact retailers in the future, he also gave businesses a sliver of hope and advice for battling the next few months. 

By |September 2, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

birdsnest Launches Pre-Love Collection, birdsnest rehatched

birdsnest is entering a new phase of its growth with the launch of birdsnest rehatched, a selection of preloved garments available to purchase online. 

By |September 1, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Adore Beauty Revenue Breaks Records, Warns of Revenue Decline as Inflation Woes Kick In

Record revenue growth is on the cards for Adore Beauty as it presented its full-year results for FY22. However, the economic uncertainty across the country has lowered expectations for the next 12 months, but the retailer is confident that its offering will maintain resilience for the unpredictable future.

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