As predicted last week, Overall Retail Sales showed a small positive gain, posting a modest increase of 3.59%.
Fashion & Accessories continued the growth trend, increasing by 2.10% last week, on top of a 1.30% increase on the previous week. All other categories showed mixed results.
It remains to be seen what the last week of Winter brings in terms of sales results, and how Spring will affect the different Retail sectors.
The Australian Retail Index at www.australianretailindex.com.au provides week-by-week sales monitoring, across four key categories – fashion & accessories, furniture & homewares, sporting & recreational goods and other general retail.
Visit www.retailexpress.com.au or call 1300 732 618
Aaron Blackman is the CEO of Retail Express. Follow Aaron on Google+
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Author of Post: Aaron Blackman | Date of Post: 2014-08-14