WA small business owners are feeling optimistic about the future as the state continues to make up ground lost during the pandemic.
The hardware giant has restocked its famous block set for kids to build their own version of its iconic green building.
With no travel, self-indulgence is on the cards as West Aussies will spend $700 million on Friday alone.
Kate Ryan and Jenna Clarke
Print advertising has been a driving force behind Harvey Norman’s bumper profits, says retail magnate Gerry Harvey.
The consumer watchdog has also seen an huge surge in the number of reports relating to gym and sporting memberships, petrol stations and insurance.
The adventure retailer says COVID-19 cost it about $NZ135 million ($128.1m) in sales in 2020 as the sector was smashed by lockdowns and restrictions on travel. But Rip Curl is proving a bright spot.
Danielle Le Messurier
Retailers are beginning to reveal the lucrative deals on offer for the monster Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.
Retailer Harvey Norman has experienced a revenue boost since the start of the new financial year, putting it on course for a strong rise in pre-tax profit.
Chanel — one of the world’s most luxurious brands — has put its faith in WA with a multimillion-dollar investment that is likely to create the city’s biggest high-end retail store.
WA shoe retailer Zomp is shutting up shop after almost five decades in business as the list of retail companies ravaged by the coronavirus crisis continues to grow.
It ends a record-breaking run of 11 consecutive weekly gains for the ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence index that took it to its highest level since February.
While global sales deals from the bigger players are set to dominate the retail space in coming days, the event is growing rapidly among local, smaller independent WA retailers.
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WA parents penny-pinch when compared with the rest of the nation in terms of buying for children on Black Friday — but WA is tipped to record its biggest splurge during the shopping event this year.
Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas thinks a brass band should serenade early morning shoppers on Sundays, saying ‘who doesn’t love the sound of a big band?’
West Australians have been urged to get in quick this year to secure their Christmas hams amid fears they will quickly trotter off shelves this holiday season.
Australians spent 1.6 per cent more at the shops in October, boosted by Victorian retailers re-opening after tough coronavirus restrictions.
Andrew Forrest is considering value-adding to by-product hides from its Harvey Beef abattoir to create its own leather for RM Williams boots.
Retailers are hoping a surge in ‘self-gifting’ among cashed-up West Aussies will help lift the State out of its economic funk this holiday season.
Caitlyn Rintoul & Anthony Keane
WA bosses say they are struggling to find enough staff, as the latest jobs data showed the State recorded a fall in the unemployment rate last month.
As South Australia enters a six-day lockdown, some WA businesses have warned a similar move here could be the nail in the coffin.
A2 Milk said it expects sales in China will improve after coronavirus restrictions hampered supply, but investors appear worried about the financial hit.
A Supreme Court master says her lack of attention to running the failed Charles Edward Jools store in Claremont meant ‘it was almost doomed to fail’.
Panic buying appears to be trickling back into some Perth supermarkets as shelves on the other side of the Nullarbor are stripped bare by South Australian shoppers.
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