WATCH IT HERE: A 70-second film, which charts the fictional, and quirky, spending ambitions of ordinary West Aussies, is being rolled out on social channels.
Tens of thousands of workers will be gifted shares and store credit as a thank you for their efforts at the height of the COVID-19 crisis when the retailer was rushed by shoppers.
New figures show the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in WA is encouraging consumers to open their wallets.
Some are bucking the downward trend fuelled by COVID-19 and instead managing to grow or expand their operations during the pandemic.
Australians have been spending the bulk of emergency funds pulled from their superannuation accounts on booze, takeaway food and clothes, new research reveals.
PayPal Australia says it processed its highest number of transactions and the largest total value of payments ever in April.
Small business is the cornerstone of economic activity – employing over five million Australians. But now nearly 80 per cent of the country’s 2.3 million trading small businesses are struggling.
The announcement that WA will be the first State to revise the four square metres per person rule from June 6 is a game-changer the Premier says comes because we’ve charted our own path to recovery.
Peter LawState Political Editor
Fonterra's dairy imports to China soared more than 10 per cent in March but also reported an almost 14 per cent drop in domestic milk exports.
Target’s store closures will lift Wesfarmers’ profits, but there’s no getting away from the scepticism about the department store chain’s future.
Retail trading hours have been extended for the WA's next two public holidays, with the State Government approving the extension for general retail stores in the Perth metropolitan area.
The reopening of WA’s economy has pushed it ahead of other states, with year-on-year spending in WA this month leading the nation, based on an ANZ report released today.
According to data from the ABS there was a 17.9 per cent drop in turnover in retail in April — the steepest monthly fall on record. But is it down to more than just a pandemic?
Meilin ChewFinance News Presenter
The last items still under restrictions at Coles supermarkets due to coronavirus panic buying will be scrapped from tomorrow.
As Bankwest analysis shows South West businesses are springing back to life in wake of regional borders being dropped.
Kmart’s takeover of Target could be a big win for shoppers, with the move predicted to do little to ease the fierce competition for sales in the discount department store battle.
Target has confirmed WA will lose eight stores as part of a major revamp to the Wesfarmers retail empire.
Meilin Chew and Sean Smith
Aside from a store in WA that's undergoing refurbishment, Myer is reopening all of its remaining closed department stores next week.
WA regional centres will close their Target stores after owner Wesfarmers announced mass closures in a last-ditch bid to save the department store chain.
Unfair dismissal claims have soared to record levels as Australians lose jobs en masse because of the coronavirus crisis, as Treasury believes Australia could be in the midst of its unemployment peak.
David Mills, AAP
The department store giant is gradually resuming trade in WA after the coronavirus shutdown crippled sales.
As lockdown restrictions start to ease, the challenges have actually increased for hundreds of thousands of small businesses. Experts have revealed what the sector needs to avoid disaster.
David Mills and Melanie Burgess
Myer has re-opened 15 Australian stores, including two in WA, as coronavirus restrictions ease and shoppers return to stores.
Already cut-off from the rest of WA, the region will now also be the only area to have a limit on how much alcohol people can purchase due to COVID-19.
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