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Sezzle fined, receives California lending licence

Buy now, pay later company agrees to pay about $450,000 in fine.

NAB: ‘Black Friday’ online sales up 62 per cent

NAB’s Online Retail Sales Index finds that Australians are taking to the day of deals known as “Black Friday”.

Sigma CFO departs amid restructure effort

Sigma Health chief financial officer resigns.

Risks facing Australian economy in 2020

The Australian economy posts its worst performance since the global financial crisis.

Caltex Australia to revert to Ampol brand

Company reverting to old branding after losing rights to Caltex name.

Sluggish wages impact on Christmas spend

Slow income growth is affecting consumer confidence and spending, the central bank says.

Oct retail flatlines despite RBA rate cut

Retail flatline further evidence consumers have banked recent stimulus.

Metcash shares hit by lost 7-Eleven deal

7-Eleven won’t renew its contract with the food and beverage distributor.

Private sector workers worse off: study

The Centre For Future Work found private sector workers could be thousands of dollars worse off under employer-proposed work law reform.

Tasmania overtakes NSW in economic stakes

NSW falls from second to third behind Tasmania in CommSec’s quarterly State of the States economic momentum rankings.

LVMH group offers to buy Tiffany

Louis Vuitton owner LVMH approached Tiffany & Co with an acquisition offer.

Rockpool accused of ‘audacious’ wage theft

Dining group accused of tampering with time-sheets to cheat chefs out of wages.

David Jones to sell Melbourne CBD frontage

Retailer will sell part of its Bourke Street Mall frontage and revamp sister site.

Aussies spend big shopping on social media

Aussies are spending more than $16 billion a year shopping via social media, new research says.

NT Harvey Norman customers repaid $1.5m

Harvey Norman worker falsified information to sign up indigenous people to large debts.

Criminalise wage theft: ex-ACCC head Fels

Hurry up and criminalise wage theft, former ACCC head tells Canberra.

Costs hidden from potential franchisees

Would-be food franchisees are not being given the full picture before they buy into a business: ACCC.

SA names first plastic-free precincts

SA government names the first retail areas which will commit to eliminating single-use plastics such as straws and cutlery.

US retail sales up solidly

Healthy US retail sales a sign of consumer confidence.

Rebates failing to boost retailers: NAB

The post-election tax cuts don’t appear to have helped Australia’s retail sector.

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