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Black Friday drives 5.8 per cent retail-wide sales bump in November

The ARA say that retailers had overall enjoyed a strong November, driven by a record-breaking Black Friday period and ri...

Three-quarters of retailers impacted by worker isolation: ARA

The ARA has repeated its calls to the government to give free, priority access to Rapid Antigen Tests for frontline reta...

New report details the pandemic pressures on retail’s workforce

Around Australia, retail workers have been physically and emotionally abused over the need to check customers’ vaccine c...

Victorian retail sees a spike in customer abuse

Since last Friday, Victorian retail workers have been physically assaulted and had shopping trolleys "thrown" at them, a...

2021’s Christmas period will be make-or-break for retail: ARA

The Australian Retailers Association says that the Christmas shopping season could be make or break for the retail secto...

What are the retailers reopening on Monday most worried about?

Retailers will do everything in their power to navigate the new requirements and challenges and make the reopening proce...

August retail figures show impact of prolonged lockdowns

The ARA argue that it’s crucial businesses are given every opportunity to reopen and trade at their full potential in li...

Retailers face uneven road to Christmas

The Victorian government has announced that bricks-and-mortar retailers will remain closed for at least another seven we...

Indemnity scheme announced for businesses that host vaccination hubs

The indemnity scheme will allow business that wish to help the vaccination efforts by hosting on-site vaccination hubs t...

$24m investment into recycling to help retailers hit sustainability targets

A new climate change report says that the impacts of climate change are accelerating – and that the Australian Governmen...