The Retail Rundown

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The Retail Rundown

Exploring the latest trends and innovations in retail

Deloitte’s Retail Rundown is a series that explores the latest movements, trends and innovations in the retail sector. It explores the current retail environment, whilst also providing insights into the opportunities for Australian retailers.

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Global State of the Consumer Tracker

As economies the world over seek to reopen, businesses are interested in the interplay between personal safety and economic behaviour. When will consumers feel safe enough to return to work, stores, restaurants, and travel? Will they return to old behaviours or will new ones be born? How will consumers in different countries weather these dual crises? To begin to answer these questions, Deloitte is conducting a series of biweekly surveys in multiple countries to understand the mindset of the consumer.

Exclusive webinar series: Reopening retail in Australia with the Australian Retailers Association

Over the month of May, a three-part webinar series was hosted by Deloitte Australia national retail lead, David White to explore the six key areas retailers need to consider as they reopen their stores. While moving from response to recovery, retailers have a unique opportunity to stitch these areas together to complement and reinforce one another while adapting to the “new normal”. The six key areas covered: 1. Customer engagement & marketing 2. Store Associates 3. Supply Chain & Inventory 4. Merchandising & Pricing 5. Visual Merchandising & Store Layout 6. Store Operations

Has private label become branded?

The significance and role of Private Label is rapidly evolving and it is creating more growth opportunities than ever. With its shift towards premium products at the cutting edge of societal trends, as well as sales through 3rd party channels, Private Label goods are increasingly becoming branded.

Australian retail’s role in beating the scourge of modern slavery

What does Australia’s Modern Slavery Act mean for retailers and their supply chains? Organisations will need to ask the right questions and embed new ways of working with industry partners and not-for-profits to make a difference. Check out our latest Q&A from our National Retail Leader David White and Risk Advisory Principal, Dr Leeora Black.

10 steps to becoming a trusted brand

Practical guidance for organisations who want make customer privacy a competitive advantage, not a liability.

Looking for a turning point in retail: September Economic Briefing

Retailers continue to operate in a highly challenging environment, with household budgets under pressure and profit margins whittled down due to rising operating costs. What are the factors influencing a turning point in Australian retail turnover?

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