Retail flatline further evidence consumers have banked recent stimulus.
Analysts note that retail is tough now, but the trends are looking up.
Food sales were the main source of weakness in the month, data shows.
Spending in retail stores up in January, after slow December.
Turnover in the Chinese retail industry will eclipse that of the US later this year, according to analyses.
CBRE named top-ranked firm for commercial real estate investment sales globally for the seventh consecutive year.
Retailers “concerned” over latest ABS figures.
Discount variety chain ‘encouraged’ by results.
Retailers benefit from continuing sale periods past the EOFY.
Sales in January and February “below expectations” for department store giant.