Extended shopping hours a win for Perth retailers
All All Industry Insights Industry News Media Release Member Only Articles NRA Events NRA Legal NRA Partners NRA Projects NRA Training and Development Policy & Advocacy Policy Updates Technology Tenancy & Leasing Testimonials Thought Leaders Weekly CEO Update WHS Update

Extended shopping hours a win for Perth retailers

March 20, 2015

The National Retail Association (NRA) today welcomed the State Government’s decision to allow Perth retailers to open their doors for a full day’s trade on both Easter Monday and the substituted ANZAC Day public holiday. Due to ANZAC Day this year falling on a Saturday, the public holiday has been gazetted for two days later.

NRA CEO Trevor Evans said the Attorney General and Minister for Commerce Michael Mischin’s decision to give retailers the option of opening between 8.00am and 6.00pm on both Monday April 6 and Monday April 17 would allow them to better service their customers.

“This decision is keeping in step with the changing needs of the industry. Consumers are demanding more flexible trading hours particularly surrounding public holidays, but retailers are often unable to provide that level of service due to restrictions,” Mr Evans said.

“Giving retailers additional flexibility to choose how and when they service their customers is always a welcome boost to retail sector,” he said.

 

The NRA is Australia’s largest and most diverse retail industry organisation, and has been representing the interests of the retail, fast food and broader service sector for almost 100 years.¬†

Mr Evans is available for interview. Please contact the NRA’s media unit on 07 3240 0163 or to arrange a suitable time.


NRA Media

  • National Retail Association strengthens support for members on leasing and tenancy
    June 01, 2021

    We are pleased to have strengthened our partnership with Lpc Cresa, a leading advisor to retail tenants across Australia and New Zealand, to assist our…

    Read More
  • ELECTION NOTICE
    September 03, 2018

    To download the nomination form, click here

    Read More
  • Closing Loopholes Bill No. 2 passes Parliament¬†
    February 20, 2024

    Earlier this month, it was confirmed that both Houses of Parliament passed the second tranche of amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) under…

    Read More
  • Jump start your business for 2021 and step ahead of the competition
    November 20, 2020

    2020 has undoubtedly been one of the most challenging years for all of us. It has created unprecedented trends in every industry, and shown retailers…

    Read More
  • NRA members winners in new partnership with Aussie Broadband
    November 16, 2020

    You must be logged in to view this content.

    Read More

What our clients say

Want to chat?
Contact our team today!