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Retail sales increase slightly through August

Modest boost leads to “weakest back-to-back results for 2018”.

Spending rises for more than two years straight

But clothing stores miss out on the spending boost.

Retail flatlines after months of growth

Household goods and apparel sales fell in month-on-month trading in July, while food and liquor categories drove the slight year-on-year bump in consumer spending.

Retail rescue?

Retailers have had to battle tough trading conditions for a long time – will things improve any time soon?

Retail spending rises in April

Sector smashes market expectations, but rag trade declines.

Cold start for Christmas trade

Retailers association disheartened by latest ABS figures.

Retail spending figures ‘extremely frightening’

September trade figures disappoint ahead of Christmas.

Nordstrom drops possibility of going private, for now

Upscale retailer halts plans, US retail sales improve.

Christmas fears emerge

ABS’ weak retail turnover figures spark concerns the crucial holiday trading period may deliver lacklustre results for retailers.

Department stores rise, power bills take toll

Latest ABS figures reveal mixed bag in retail expenditure.


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