Sales forecast downgraded for Hardware

The National Retail Association has revised its sales forecast for the hardware, building and garden supplies category to 6.7 per cent, with projections suggesting soft trading conditions across the final quarter of 2015/16. It is now expected that the category will generate total actual sales of $18.19 billion for the current financial year. To download […]

Hardware set for solid growth in 2015/16

The hardware, building and garden supplies category of retail is expected to generate in excess of $18.2 billion in turnover this financial year, representing growth of 6.9 per cent. Following a busy holiday trading period for the retail industry in general, the Australian economy, and retail in particular, is beginning to head in the right […]