The Big Sell
Tuesday, 30 Aug 11
Retail is in trouble.
Australians are spending less and retail figures are at their lowest levels for fifty years. Some stores are closing their doors.
Some say Australian consumers are spooked by the volatile sharemarkets and global instability. Others say stores are simply not up to scratch in terms of price, innovation, and offering people what they really want.
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It’s not all bad though – online purchases are growing and set to expand further.
Join Insight as we look at whether the traditional bricks-and-mortar store is being left behind, and whether spending less is such a bad thing anyway.
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