June ABS figures show signs of strengthening retail sector

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has today released its retail trade figures for June 2017 which show signs of a strengthening retail industry, after 12 months of softened growth. According to the ABS, the seasonally adjusted trend rose a slight 0.3 per cent in seasonally adjusted terms from the previous month following a rise […]

Internet of Things and retail

“We are all now connected by the internet, like neurons in a giant brain.”– Stephen Hawking Over the June-July period our consumer insights division talked to some of our leading retail CEOs and CIOs regarding their digital capability investments over the next 12 months and on average an increase to the order of 30 per cent […]

Is your business prepared for the new financial year?

Business doesn’t stop on 30 June. There are no grace periods for getting some well-earned shut eye as the doors open back up and the online orders keep rolling in. Most businesses have tunnel vision at this tough time of year, however it’s important to keep the future in the forefront of your thoughts. The […]