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AFL suspending games

- March 22, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

The AFL is suspending games until May 31 in response to the escalating COVID-19 condition in Australia. AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan announced the decision. The move comes as PM Scott Morrison has flagged restrictions to non-essential travel for all Australians and as SA and WA announce they will be shutting their borders to non-residents on… Read more »

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Retailers feel the pinch of footy fever with a decline in sales

- October 2, 2018 2 MIN READ

While the Grand Final boosted Melbourne’s population considerably over the weekend, despite increased foot traffic, retail sales dropped by 33 per cent as single-minded fans flocked to the footy. While a public holiday can mean an increase in sales for retailers, data from leading retail software company Vend has found that retail sales on the… Read more »