Critical shopping weekend ahead for Christmas sales as Aussie dollar tumbles

Shoppers are expected to hit the pavement in droves this weekend, with retailers hoping the traditional last-minute sales spike of the third week in December and tumbling Australian dollar helps deliver a strong Christmas sales period. Tills have already started ringing loud and clear throughout Aussie bricks and mortar stores this December, according to data […]

Message from the CEO: 23rd October 2015

On Monday this week the Federal Government released its response to the Financial System Inquiry.  Of most interest for retailers was a commitment to prohibit merchants from levying credit card surcharges “that are greater than the cost to them of accepting payment by card”. A delegation from the NRA met with the new Treasurer, Scott […]