It’s a common sight, retailers slapping on the superlatives, the slick rhetoric and the definitive claims, which often sound sugary and sweet, but can quickly turn sour.
There are growing signs that the slowdown in the housing market is weighing on people’s willingness to spend. Westpac’s recent confidence surveys suggest that consumers remain in a relatively good mood, but spending on debit and credit cards has flattened out over the course of this year.
The retail industry is a fast-paced, uncertain minefield, where retailers must keep up with the latest trends and expectations to survive in the market. This year saw many trends come in and out, but what can retailers expect to face from 2018?
Food and beverage is consistently a hot sector of the retail market.
Having been in retail for a while I thought I had seen and heard some strange things. But the latest absurdity takes the cake.