4:50PM | Monday, 22 April 2013 | The number of divorces in Australia increased by 8.7% over the past five years. Legal services, counselling and childcare are just a few of the industries cashing in on this trend.
4:26PM | Wednesday, 17 April 2013 | Australia’s ageing population is just one of the factors fuelling growth in the online sporting and physical recreation goods sales industry, with revenue forecast to increase by an annualised 6.3% over the next five years.
3:40PM | Wednesday, 27 March 2013 | Premium chocolate brands and craft beers are among the firm favourites for Easter this year, with Australians opting for at-home celebrations rather than overseas getaways, according to a new report.
2:29PM | Wednesday, 27 February 2013 | An increasing trend of do-it-yourself home design will stimulate sales for houseware retailing, according to an IBISWorld report, which shows industry revenue is expected to be worth $1.71 billion in 2017-18.
2:17PM | Tuesday, 12 February 2013 | New research shows loved-up couples intend to celebrate Valentine’s Day by eating out, with spending expected to surge by 8%, while romantic getaways are also high on the agenda.
1:00PM | Friday, 18 January 2013 | Australia’s optometry and optical dispensing industry is expected to grow just 0.4% in 2012-13, according to an IBISWorld report, but online eyewear retailer Sneaking Duck says it isn’t worried.
1:14AM | Friday, 18 January 2013 | Across Australia, consumers are trying to get fit or shed some pounds as part of their New Year’s resolutions. This can lead to new business opportunities for savvy entrepreneurs.
12:27PM | Wednesday, 19 December 2012 | There will be no relief for Australian clothing retailers in the new year, according to a new IBISWorld report, which shows industry revenue is expected to contract by 1.4% in 2012-13.
10:50PM | Wednesday, 31 October 2012 | This year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival will see spending increase by 4.1% on 2011, according to IBISWorld, which has highlighted oppportunities for retailers and regional tourism operators.
9:58PM | Wednesday, 19 September 2012 | Consumer goods retailers can expect revenue to decline by 0.6% in 2012-13, according to a new IBISWorld report.