Today I want to talk about the elephant, or rather, mammoth in the room, Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and its effect on the retail sector, writes Phillip Chapman Director of Lease 1, the peak retail lease support service. First of all, let’s keep things in perspective and consider that the government has already clearly acknowledged that… Read more »
From fashion and footwear to furniture and electronics, small retailers across Australia are earning significantly more per sale than most other global markets. Australia’s independent retailers average the second highest turnovers in the world, only outranked by their US counterparts.
The City of Sydney has partnered with Investible to run a Retail Innovation Program, aimed at helping traditional bricks and mortar retailers get online.
Created by husband and wife team Cameron and Melody in their hometown of Melbourne, Active Creatures is a luxury sportswear brand for people and their pets. Their design philosophy is to create stylish, comfortable sportswear for women, and beautifully designed jackets and coats for dogs. However, this is not what the pair had in mind… Read more »
The increasing proportion of national and online retailers represents a real threat to small retail businesses.
Tasmania has recorded the highest retail sales growth of all the states in the last financial year as more business owners embrace the benefits of having a physical and online point of sale.