Trade figures released yesterday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) represent a better than expected start to the retail year with 3.11% total growth year-on-year and a 0.4% jump for January alone.
BPs full year financials for 2016 have revealed a second consecutive year of loss, partly offset by the success of the downstream business.
E-commerce giant reportedly planning convenience stores and drive-through pick up sites in an effort to ramp up its grocery business.
Showcasing the latest in e-commerce technology, digital marketing and retailing solutions, Australia’s 2016 Online Retailer event will be held in Sydney on July 20 and 21.
April retail figures show 2.4 per cent growth in food retailing as competition in the supermarket sector continues.