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Retail growth stagnates as RBA refuses to budge on rate cuts 

Australian retailers are calling on the Reserve Bank to urgently cut interest rates as retail growth stagnates from low...

Australian retailers are calling on the Reserve Bank to urgently cut interest rates as retail growth stagnates from low spending and high cost-of-trading. Governor Michele Bullock held interest rates at 4.35 per cent this month, citing that inflation has fallen substantially since its peak in 2022. National Retail Association Director Rob...

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Statement from National Retail Association Interim CEO Lindsay Carroll

The Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association’s (SDA) latest bid to launch a Fair Work Commission (FWC) case to...

The Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association’s (SDA) latest bid to launch a Fair Work Commission (FWC) case to abolish junior rates for workers aged between 18 and 20 will risk pushing young people out of the retail labour market. The junior rates incentivise young entry-level workers, with little to...

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Upcoming Events

4
Jul

Get Kickstarted in AI: An essential webinar for retailers

Overview: Off the success of our recent National Retail Roadshow, where AI emerged as a pivotal topic, we’re excited to...

Overview: Off the success of our recent National Retail Roadshow, where AI emerged as a pivotal topic, we’re excited to continue the conversation with a special Fireside Chat. Join industry expert, John Ball, Managing Director of Google AUNZ and our Co-CEO, Rob Godwin, as they explore essential insights and strategies for...

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18
Jul

Retail Crime Symposium The ARA x NRA Retail Crime Symposium 24 brings together leaders and experts in the Retail Crime...

Retail Crime Symposium The ARA x NRA Retail Crime Symposium 24 brings together leaders and experts in the Retail Crime space across loss prevention, security, industry affairs, work health and safety, and cyber security. Be part of the conversation and have your voice heard at this pivotal decision-making forum… where retailers,...

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