1. Deloitte Access Economics said this week that retailing is going from “bad to worse”.
2. The Good Guys continue to lead competitors in customer satisfaction survey.
3. Westpac-Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment rose by 8.1 per cent in September to 96.9.
4. Esprit closes operations in 3 European countries.
5. Myer almost doubles 2010 profit but predicts a fall for the current year.