ARA Archives - Inside Retail

Making Christmas Eve a public holiday too costly, industry groups say

Proposal in Queensland highlights need for uniform approach to public holidays.

Vodafone named ‘national retailer of the year’

Petstock, Coles, Bakers Delight among those recognised at industry awards.

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

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

Gift card expiry dates to extend in late 2019

Retailers have 12 months to comply with new expiry dates.

Casual workers receive pay raise ahead of busy Christmas period

The same penalty rates will soon apply to all workers.

Father’s Day to bring slight bump in spending

Sales to be softer than in previous years.

Are you a leader in the 2018 Retail Realm?

With 13 awards up for grabs the ARA encourage retailers of all sizes to submit an entry to the 2018 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards.

“Meek growth” in May

Latest ABS figures show ‘weaker lead-in to winter’, says the ARA.

ARA to work on low value GST compliance

The ARA says the GST changes will create a fairer tax system and put local retailers on a level playing field.

Employer groups slam ACTU over wages claims

Unions say $50 increase would create tens of thousands of jobs.

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