The ATO says it’s time for business to move to myGovID

On 27 March, the ATO and 26 other government agencies will retire the decade-old AUSkey and the Manage ABN Connections login credentials. This means anyone who uses the ATO’s Business Portal or a range of other government online services will need to set up and use myGovID.

Burwood Brickworks bustling with sustainable retailers

Since the official opening of the Burwood Brickworks shopping centre on December 6, retailers continue to finalise their shopfronts and open for business in what is aiming to be the world’s most sustainable shopping centre.

Celebrate our Aussie makers and growers this Australia Day

The Australian Made Campaign (AMCL) is calling on consumers to support local growers and manufacturers this Australia Day by looking for the iconic green and gold kangaroo when shopping for genuine Aussie products.

Woolworths works with WorkJam to empower employees and boost customer experience

Woolworths, Australia’s largest retailer, today announced it has gone live with WorkJam, the world’s leading digital workplace for frontline team members. 

Mirvac Retail creates a magical Christmas experience

Recognising that Christmas means something different to everyone, Mirvac Retail has created a series of immersive festive season moments allowing shoppers to share their traditions and to create new ones at their centres as part of the Aussie experience of Christmas.

Melbourne Central offers a sweet exchange for unwanted Christmas gifts

From 13 until 27 December, return your unwanted gift or regret-purchase at Melbourne Central’s ‘The Returning’ pop-up store.

Visa backs Buy From The Bush campaign and reminds Aussies that #WhereYouShopMatters

Visa, the global payments technology company, recently launched #WhereYouShopMatters, an initiative to support Australian businesses and help them succeed by encouraging all Australians to think about the positive impact where they shop can have on local communities.

New cuts to music licence fee for retailers

November changes to OneMusic retail licence scheme.

Australian Made shines a light on our ‘Australian Makers’

The Australian Made Campaign is taking Australians behind the scenes and into the local factories, workshops and farms of some of the country’s most innovative manufacturers with its ‘Australian Makers’ video series.

Government seeks to restore clarity to personal leave entitlements

The Morrison Government will seek leave, in the High Court, to appeal a recent Full Federal Court decision, which has sparked confusion and uncertainty around the way sick and carers leave entitlements should be calculated.

Swarovski launches a sparkling new store in Castle Hill

When heritage meets craftsmanship, it results in Swarovski’s unsurpassed ability to renew itself with the utmost respect for the brand’s DNA. Crystal cutting expert, master of light and sparkle, Swarovski adds fashion signature to make every day extraordinary and allows consumers to express...

Retail Advisory Council formed to discuss and develop changing retail landscape

Parcelpoint has initiated & coordinated a Retail Advisory Council to drive innovation and growth in eCommerce in Australia.

Post-election sugar hit to help retailers

After a tough end to 2018, retailers faced yet another period of weak demand and declining retail spending over the March quarter of 2019. However, it may not be all doom and gloom for the sector, with some very much needed relief expected in the second half of the year in the form of increased...

Feature your business in City of Sydney’s neighbourhood guides

This article was first published on City of Sydney News and shared by Australian Retailers Association

The business of fashion opens doors across Sydney

This article was first published on City of Sydney News and shared by Australian Retailers Association

Young workers are at risk employees

This year, a retailer was fined $60,000 following an incident involving a young worker. The 20-year-old was working for QSR Pty Ltd (QSR), a KFC franchise in Coffs Harbour when he slipped in the kitchen while cleaning and suffered serious burns to his leg.

Access Ability Day- a huge success

The below article was published in Issue 64 of The Retailer

Easter scavenger hunt re-imagined by tech savvy retailers

Retailers are getting into the spirit of Easter! 

2019 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards: Join the retail transformation

Australia’s largest and longest running national retail awards program are back! 

The annual 2019 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards has returned to once again. Our prestigious awards program celebrates achievements made by influential leaders from across the nation, who specialise in all...

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