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Retailers seek national alignment on phasing out single-use plastics (1)

Retailers seek national alignment on phasing out single-use plastics

Paul Zahra, ARA CEO, said complex state and territory legislation includes eliminating 18 separate single-use plastic it...

$24m investment into recycling to help retailers hit sustainability targets

ARA boss Paul Zahra said the scheme will provide retailers with more options to recycle, and will go a long way to help ...

Snap lockdowns weighing on ‘battle-weary’ retailers, public

Retailers are urging customers to get vaccinated and follow health advice amid rising shopper aggression.
Office worker laid off

Permanent support for JobSeeker needed for sustainable recovery, says ARA

Permanent support for JobSeeker or a similar scheme is needed in order for Australia to have a sustainable recovery, say...

This week in FMCG

This week's top headlines.

ALDI awarded ARA employer of the year

Australia’s leading retailers celebrated at the awards in Melbourne on Thursday.

Are you a leader in the 2018 Retail Realm?

ARA holds 2018 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards in October.

Unions push minimum wage increase

Worker groups want $50-a-week increase on salaries.

ARA’s optimistic Christmas spend forecast

Retail Christmas spending tipped to top last year.

Aldi wins ‘retailer of the year’

Grocery game changer Aldi bags top award by the ARA.

Groceries go gangbusters

Aussies expected to spend up to $19 billion on groceries this Christmas.

RBA cuts cash rate to historic low

Retail bodies say rate cut will build consumer confidence but alone is not enough to stimulate business growth.