The Reserve Bank board is likely to complete the transition to an entirely new monetary policy centred around quantitative easing when it meets in November.
Australia's high streets are staring down a vacancy epidemic. Is there a solution?
Reports that consumer spending is back to where it was last year leave out the fact that contactless payments are the new norm.
The COVID-19 recession will end one day, but its impact on Australian retail (and the entire economy) may last forever.
What is wrong in NSW? Consumers in our biggest state are refusing to open their wallets, with retail sales still below the levels of early this year.
The federal election might ensure that jobs growth stays strong for another month — but eventually it will succumb to gravity.
The question is: will either of our big department stores succumb to woeful conditions? And if so, who goes first?