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2020 vision: trends and predictions for the retail industry

- February 3, 2020 5 MIN READ

From Harris Scarfe and Bardot to Curious Planet and Jeanswest, the retail industry in Australia has experienced a difficult start to 2020, with multiple store closures leading to a so-called ‘retail bloodbath’. But while the closure of big-box retail stores is a cause for concern, driven by a robust, inspiring and innovative independent retailer sector… Read more »

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How to take advantage of buy now pay later to stimulate sales in 2020

- January 29, 2020 3 MIN READ

Last year, Buy Now, Pay Later was marching on as an alternate payment method, with take-up by both retailers and consumers accelerating. Fast forward to 2020, and it’s now considered essential by consumers and small businesses, writes Grant Arnott, Managing Director of Power Retail. Power Retail, the number one resource for Australian Online Retail Industry… Read more »

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Christmas a disrupter for most small business

- November 28, 2019 2 MIN READ

A study by small business lender OnDeck has found the festive season can be disruptive for many small businesses. While Australians are predicted to spend over $50 billion between mid-November and December 25, 2019, businesses can still do it tough.

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Aussies spend over 1000-years shopping online at THE ICONIC

- October 9, 2018 2 MIN READ

A new trend report by leading online retailer, THE ICONIC, has revealed their Australian and New Zealand customers have spent over 1000 years shopping online for their favourite fashions in 2018. The report was released in honour of the popular e-tailer’s seventh birthday. It reveals some illuminating facts on the shopping habits of Aussies and… Read more »