Sunday 18 December 2011

Latest Retail News – 18/12/2011

1.       Harvey Norman fined $1.25m for misleading advertising on 3D AFL broadcast.
2.       Researcher says Australian Government making it too expensive to shop -
3.       Cult shoe and apparel brand, Converse, opens first Australian store at Melbourne Central.
4.       November’s Black Friday did not save US retail sales from a meagre 0.2% increase on October sales.
5.       The first of Franklins 80 stores has been converted to IGA following the recent acquisition.
6.       A new app has been launched to help retailers sell on Facebook.
7.       Australian Sporting Goods Association says group buying sites exaggerate RRP’s.
8.       Dymocks launch facebook tool that matches books with customers.