Petstock, Coles, Bakers Delight among those recognised at industry awards.
Retailers to slash prices in bid to achieve yearly sales targets.
Retailers have 12 months to comply with new expiry dates.
The same penalty rates will soon apply to all workers.
Sales to be softer than in previous years.
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.
Latest ABS figures show ‘weaker lead-in to winter’, says the ARA.
The ARA says the GST changes will create a fairer tax system and put local retailers on a level playing field.
Unions say $50 increase would create tens of thousands of jobs.