Tag Archives: NAB Online Sales Survey

Gen Y and beyond will never shop at Myer

ABS retail figures for November were released showing a stark drop in sales for that month – whilst not unusual, it is concerning the month before the biggest trading month, Christmas, that retail figures are not only low, they have … Continue reading

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Australian Retailers are getting left behind

As we read another report from a Australian CEO slamming, with Solomon Lew of Premier Investments – which owns the Just Jeans Group of retail outlets attacking the Government today on not moving on the GST issue as well as … Continue reading

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State Governments join push for lowering GST import threshold

Previously the retail world has had some debate about overseas purchases under $1000 not having to have GST charged to them – this has been labeled unfair and giving overseas sellers an advantage over a struggling local industry. The government … Continue reading

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Facts, Figures and Rhetoric

The last week has seen numerous reports across different media regarding online sales. Some talking up the progress of retailers online, others saying the figures aren’t as good as they are made out to be – and Gerry Harvey saying … Continue reading

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More reports, loads of data, lots of pretty graphs – is it all the same message?

eCommerce reports seem to hit the inboxes with almost weekly regularity now; a few years ago it was impossible to get any data on the industry – now we are bombarded with statistics, colourful graphs, loads of data – and … Continue reading

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Is there a Saturation Point for Online Sales?

Early this week – the NAB Online Retail Index was released for the month of May. General findings from the index were that online sales grew at 14% slightly down from the figure of 15% for April and the 19% … Continue reading

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Online Sales Results for May 2012

NAB released online sales figures for month of May 2012 in the most recent Online Retail Sales Index. These figures show a slow down from last years high % growth from 41% May 2011to 14% May 2012; and a slow … Continue reading

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How to alienate customers and run foul of the ACCC

How to alienate customers and run foul of the ACCC- that might be the title of a movie based on local Australian importers recent decision to try and block Australian consumers buying cheaper products overseas. Local importers happily posed in … Continue reading

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