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Green energy measures add value to ...

The British Council of Shopping Centres argues that investment in energy efficiency improvements could boost retail property values by up to five per cent   Shopping centres could boost their market value ... read more

‘Nowhere near enough timeR...

The state government has been accused of ramming through the sale of prime public land to Woolworths. The NSW government announced on Tuesday that it would enter into confidential and exclusive commercial ... read more

Hong Kong’s Link Reit confide...

The broadening of the company's investment mandate to cover assets outside Hong Kong and development activities could help diversify risk and also provide growth drivers, said Nicholas Sallnow-Smith, the chairman ... read more

Australian Retail Sales Plunge, Tra...

Confidence in Australia’s economy was rattled today as government figures showed retail-sales growth stalled in April and that the country’s trade deficit ballooned in the same month both of which ... read more

Regional retail pushes Federation C...

The recent approval of Federation Centres merger with Novion Property Group by the NSW Supreme Court indicating all conditions had been satisfied should have been well received given most analysts ... read more

Shopping centres join fight to save...

EARLIER this year, the lives of Mandurah’s Williams family were turned upside down when 22-month-old Harrison was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma. Harrison has a massive tumour that comes from his ... read more

Weak retail, trade data knocks Aust...

SYDNEY--Confidence in Australia's economy was rattled Thursday by government figures showing retail-sales growth stalled in April and that the country's trade deficit ballooned in the same month. Economists had been expecting ... read more

Australian Dividend-Paying Stocks P...

Several banks reported weak earnings and declared lower-than-anticipated payouts SYDNEY—Australian firms renowned for their lavish dividends are falling out of favor with investors as companies from banks to miners reach the ... read more

Adult industry lobby group Eros Ass...

The lobby group representing adult retailers and the Australian Sex Party want the sale of tobacco to be restricted to adult-only premises, prompting cautious support from the Cancer Council Australia. Adult ... read more

David Jones’ gourmet food pla...

One of Australia's first foodie emporiums, Jones the Grocer, has welcomed the entry of David Jones and its South African owner into the gourmet food market, saying there's plenty of ... read more

Woolworths vs Woolworths: David Jon...

Supermarket chains Woolworths and Coles could soon be facing competition from an unlikely source – the South African owner of upmarket department store chain David Jones. Woolworths Holdings, which outlaid $2.2 ... read more

GST: Book prices could nearly tripl...

Choice says consumers could lose out if retailers have their way and see the GST threshold lowered. Online shoppers could face a 250 per cent price hike when buying bargain goods ... read more

Woolworths chief executive Grant O&...

Woolworths's three-year strategy to reinvigorate profit growth is in doubt after the architect of the strategy, chief executive Grant O'Brien, fell on his sword following a deterioration in sales over the past ... read more

Vicinity Centres announced as new n...

Federation Centres (ASX:FDC) today announced that it intends to rebrand as Vicinity Centres following securityholder approval to change the name of Federation Limited to Vicinity Limited. Federation Limited is the ... read more

Zara’s Australian profits div...

Australian fashion chains aren't the only retailers feeling the heat from rising costs and increasing competition from international invaders. Fast-fashion retailer Zara - the first of more than half a dozen ... read more

Retailer boards short of hands-on r...

Woolworths' fall from grace, and ongoing struggles at Myer and Metcash, have exposed a lack of retail experience on the boards of Australia's largest retailers. Non-executive directors with a background in ... read more

Myer to close stores in Australia a...

Australian department store chain Myer is planning to close its store in the Top Ryde City shopping centre in Sydney, as part of its redevelopment plans worth $40m. The move comes ... read more

Australia primed as heartland for b...

The battery-storage wars are breaking out, with Australia in the thick of it. Tesla, while the highest profile, will not be short of combatants.The mass popularity of rooftop solar – more ... read more

Online retailers blame lost sales o...

An online storm is gathering around National Australia Bank, with businesses blaming thousands of dollars in lost sales on instability plaguing its secure credit card payment system. Technology problems at NAB are driving ... read more

Retailers overstating growth by ign...

Australia's largest retailers are overstating same-store sales growth, a key measure of performance, by excluding sales from stores that are being cannibalised by new stores, a new report says. Coles, Woolworths and ... read more

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