Are premiers right to keep states locked down? And we take a look at who's really benefiting from the COVID-19 slump.
The COVID-19 recession will end one day, but its impact on Australian retail (and the entire economy) may last forever.
Good morning, early birds. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg warns Australians stand to lose billions if states are forced to resume shutdowns, and in Blighty, PM Boris Johnson wants everyone back to work quick smart. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Key sectors that rely on temporary workers will have to look locally for staff while border restrictions persist.
Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison will today consider underwriting retail and small business commercial rents, rates, taxes and utility bills, and according to UN secretary-general António Guterres, "we are at war with a virus — and not winning". It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Retail chain Harris Scarfe going into administration — the latest in a long list of shuttered retailers — illustrates the cost of the government's do-nothing economic policy.
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.
Today's jobs aren't inherently worse than those that came before, but they are in need of dire help.