Final release of the 2016 CENSUS comes out this week

Find out how the ABS 2016 Population CENSUS data can help your business To celebrate this the NRA and MarketMap is providing members with a FREE standard MarketMap report for any location, (for a limited time only). The report will help use the new CENSUS data, and other important data, to identify new opportunities in the local market area. If interested please send […]

Using today’s Census data to improve your business

Census data

With the release of the 2016 Census data expected today, retailers have a significant opportunity to understand the new Australian consumer.  Despite all of the controversy surrounding its collection, the 2016 Census is a treasure trove of valuable information on understanding who our population is today and how has it changed. Reports suggest that despite […]

Message from the CEO: 5 September 2016

Dominique Lamb CEO National Retail Association

Last week’s retail trade data may not have been the most high-profile activity performed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in recent months.  That honour clearly went to the national Census.  But in terms of outcomes, this exercise was almost as disappointing! The ABS reported that retail trade flatlined in July – in official terms, […]