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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
1 November 2017 | Beverley Head
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
4 April 2018 | Stephen Walters GAICD
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
27 February 2018
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
11 January 2018 | Stephen Walters GAICD
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
3 November 2017 | Stephen Walters GAICD
Nationwide retail spending disappointed yet again in today’s official report.
1 November 2017 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
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
1 July 2017
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
11 September 2015
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 ...