Topic: Retail Trade

Australia's retail sector accounts for 5 percent of GDP, with the sector adapting well to digital disruption with growing online sales

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The Amazon Effect

Australian business is bracing itself for the imminent arrival of Amazon, the US$150 billion online colossus, writes Beverley Head in this preview of the November Company Director cover story.

Finally, some good news on retail spending

Finally, we have some positive news on Australian consumers! National retail turnover rose 0.6%m/m in February, double what economists had expected.

Coffee With a Conscience

República Organic pioneered sustainable, ethical coffee in Australia’s major supermarkets a decade ago. Now the company’s founder, Jacqueline Arias, wants to unlock the US market.

Retail sales surprise: strongest in five years

Nationwide retail spending unexpectedly bounced in the month of November. Economists had expected soft(ish) growth only 0.4% over the month, following the 0.5% rise in October.

Yet another poor retail sales report

Nationwide retail spending disappointed yet again in today’s official report.

Retail Revolution

How does a retailer with a long history respond to a bigger rival who plays by different rules? Myer CEO Richard Umbers GAICD is under pressure to sharpen his game plan.

Listed: Engaging the retail investor

Big institutional shareholders continue to dominate the investment landscape, but retail shareholders should not be ignored, writes Ben Power.

A case study of Apple's supply chain

One key aspect of Apple’s supply chain is its use of multiple suppliers for the same component. Reviews on this aspect of Apple’s supply chain strategy to examine the role that boards and ...
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