Hundreds of thousands of shoppers expected as Westfield extends Christmas hours

Time-poor shoppers who’ve left knocking over their Christmas lists until the last minute will be able to shop till they drop right up until Christmas Eve, after Westfield today rolled out extended, state-wide trading hours. Scentre Group Regional Manager Richard Heinz said hundreds of thousands of people would flock into Queensland’s Westfield shopping centres over […]

Record-breaking Boxing Day bonanza on the cards for Aussie retailers

MEDIA RELEASE The National Retail Association (NRA) has today predicted Australian consumers will spend a record-breaking $2.28 billion when the roller doors go up this Boxing Day – the highest in Australia’s retail history. NRA CEO Dominique Lamb said shoppers this year were on track to spend around $100 million more than Boxing Day last […]

Retailers throw doors open at 7am for 1st day of extended SEQ trading hours

Retail sales increase

MEDIA RELEASE The National Retail Association (NRA) has ushered in a new era for south-east Queensland retailers, shoppers and workers, on the first day of its landmark extended and harmonised trading hours. NRA CEO Dominique Lamb said the new, relaxed trading hours, which kicked off at 7 this morning after the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission […]

Don’t miss retail’s night of nights

Are you ready for Retail’s biggest night of the year? The countdown is on until the National Retail Association (NRA) hosts Australia’s most anticipated retail awards evening – The NRA’s Rewards for Excellence Gala Dinner. Tickets are now on sale for the extravagant Rio themed Gala Dinner which is to be held on 14 September, […]

Applications now open for the 2016 Westfield World Retail Study Tour

Inspiration drives motivation and motivation drives change. There is no better way to be inspired than the Westfield World Retail Study Tour.   This intensive world tour will excite all senses as you experience some of the best retailers from around the world. Seeing the latest trends in retailing will leave you motivated to drive […]