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A free ride from the economy to lift your profit isn’t on the horizon

Australian retail businesses cannot continue to do what they are doing, the same way they are doing it.

UBS: Worst quarterly consumption figures since GFC

Financial firm cuts consumer outlook.

Unavoidable costs to rise, shopper’s spare cash to drop

Consumers’ discretionary income expected to decline two years in a row for the first time since 1992, with all sectors in for a tough time.

Three charts on: how part-time work is growing more slowly, but more men are doing it

The pattern of slowing growth in part-time employment is a long-term phenomenon.

Consumer confidence bounces back

Confidence up despite global political uncertainty.

Why retailers need two budget deficits

Why the impending economic challenges Australia faces should give retailers cause for reflection.

Driving success from above

The traits Australia’s best retail leaders have in common.

RBA cuts interest rate to record low

ARA hopeful RBA’s decision can halt slide in retail sales growth.

Competitive advantage during global uncertainties

Despite significant global uncertainties at present, informed retailers can look forward to a strong FY16/17.

How the economic climate will impact retail in 2016

Five factors shaping the Aussie retail industry in 2016.