We look at the rapid rise of Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) sector.

Retail trends continue to point to the COVID-induced consumer boom having largely run its course.

NAB Online Retail Sales Index contracted again in April, after a revised contraction in March.

With life in Australia currently very close to pre-pandemic “normal”, the boom in household goods and department stores has largely subsided.

NAB Online Retail Sales Index contracted in March, after a revised slight contraction in February.

Australia is one of the most urbanised countries in the world with central business districts (CBDs) at the heart of economic, political, recreational, cultural and innovation activity. We explore the extent to which consumers have changed visitation to CBDs, why that is, and what would encourage them to return.

2021 is already showing signs that the retail sector is returning to something resembling “normal”, which is likely to see lower retail spending in areas like household goods, electronics and similar sectors.

The NAB Online Retail Sales Index slowed (40.7% y/y).

A new podcast that looks at what strategies clients used to manage the recent foreign exchange market volatility.

How will consumers respond as 2021 rolls on and the prospect of some kind of post-pandemic normality comes into view via vaccination?

The NAB Online Retail Sales Index returned to growth in January, after a short sharp contraction in December.

January’s cashless retail result represents respectable growth, following significant volatility late last year.

The NAB Online Retail Sales Index contracted in December, after moderate growth in November.

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