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Do election periods impact retail spending?

The simple answer is no, but that won’t stop retailers from saying so.

Business confidence, consumer sentiment have evaporated

Economic uncertainty weighing on consumers, businesses.

From false optimism to moments of honesty: The Big Show wrap-up

Three truths from NRF’s 2019 event.

Atmosphere drives bricks-and-mortar sales

Music, scent and engaging visuals all impact the customer experience.

Last-mile delivery investment will boost sales, says report

Increased investment by retailers in last-mile delivery is essential to uncover new revenue streams, says report.

The relationship between online and physical retail? It’s complicated.

What we can glean from the past Christmas trading season.

Discounts expected to drive $18.3b in post-Christmas sales

Retailers to slash prices in bid to achieve yearly sales targets.

Retailers confident in face of deteriorating conditions

But consumer sentiment has fallen on weak wage growth, housing prices.

Majority of Aussies have finished Christmas shopping

Those not finished cite work commitments, lack of organisation.

Shoppers expected to spend less this Christmas, survey finds

Value for money is top of mind for customers this year.


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