INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Our third Agribusiness Banker Survey brings a somewhat more encouraging headline figure for agribusiness conditions, although conditions in NSW and to a lesser extent Queensland remain challenging. Spring rain is sorely needed to see an improvement.

Our NAB Online retail sales index data indicates that sales growth was negative in July 2019, following on from an almost flat result in June.

We continue to see considerable disparities between retail sub-sectors. On a yearly basis, our data shows department stores, clothing and footwear going backwards, while household goods is barely in positive territory. Cafes, restaurants & takeaways are outperforming.

Our NAB Online retail sales index data indicates that sales growth was negative in June 2019, following on from strong growth in May.

Could the aged care sector’s problems be drawing to a close, paving the way for consolidation and more capital investment?

New payments trends and technologies are opening the door to better business.

How digital tools can empower your patients to prevent and manage chronic disease.

Growth eased across all states and territories last year and early 2019, but the last few months have seen some improvement.

Our NAB Online retail sales index data indicates a return to sales growth in May 2019, after considerable weakness in April.

Horticulture exports grow to rival Australian lamb and dairy.

Consumer anxiety fell for the second straight quarter in Q2 2019, led by a post-election fall in anxiety arising from government policy.

The ABS retail trade measure will see a modest (0.2% m/m) return to positive territory in May, indicating little or no bounce back from April’s disappointing result.

It’s possible to make money and a difference, if your business incorporates shared value into its strategy.

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