11:05PM | Friday, 25 November 2011 | Successful retailers have revealed their best Christmas sales strategies, after the Australian Retailers Association painted a gloomy picture for the industry with its latest predictions.
11:05PM | Wednesday, 23 November 2011 | Retailers should have their online Christmas campaigns ready for December 4, when the window for international online retailers shipping to Australia starts to close and searches for local retailers kick in, according to Google's retail chief.
11:57PM | Wednesday, 23 November 2011 | Instead of using discounts as an occasional weapon, retailers have allowed them to become a constant feature of Australia’s retail scene. Don’t fall into this trap.
11:49PM | Tuesday, 15 November 2011 | Furniture retailer By Dezign has been named Australian Independent Retailer of the Year, while eyewear company eye clarity has been named Retail Innovator of the Year.
11:22PM | Wednesday, 9 November 2011 | Retailers will have to develop mobile-friendly websites in order to cash in on a “marathon” Christmas shopping season, according to Google Australia’s head of retail.
11:53PM | Wednesday, 2 November 2011 | Department store David Jones has vowed to match the prices of online competitors in a bid to curb the growth of internet shopping, but the price promise won’t apply to online-only retailers.
11:49PM | Wednesday, 2 November 2011 | Adelaide-based export business Aussie Inc. says start-ups that do business in the United States can use their “Australianism” to gain a competitive edge, but must ensure they can deliver.
10:58PM | Monday, 24 October 2011 | Consumer spending during the Melbourne Cup will fall more than 6% this year, according to IBISWorld, but retailers and hospitality businesses have been advised they can still spark sales with special offers and racing day “packages”.
10:30PM | Wednesday, 12 October 2011 | Online auction site eBay has launched a fashion-specific selling platform for major local brands, although smaller retailers may also be able to utilise the platform in the future.
10:24PM | Monday, 10 October 2011 | A new iPhone app that enables shoppers to act as in-store “spies” is being hailed as a valuable tool for retailers, but an industry expert says the app cannot replace the value of real-life mystery shoppers.