Monday, December 3, is the busiest online shopping day of the year.
New code will allow retailers access to collated sales data.
ARA has seen a gravitational shift in consumer preference toward online shopping.
New law makes it easier for retailers to physically inspect customers’ bags.
Consumers are expected to spend 2.9 per cent more than Christmas 2018.
Food retailing leads the pack in September.
The ARA says the GST changes will create a fairer tax system and put local retailers on a level playing field.
Industry body makes submission to NSW Fair Trading.
ARA says retail tenancy agreements and the oligopolistic nature of major shopping centre ownership is driving many retail businesses into the ground.
National plain packaging legislation for tobacco products will result in duplication of regulatory burden and compliance costs, says ARA.