Christmas

Predictions

We keep you up to date with the latest news, retail trends, and what to buy, to ensure you have a Merry Christmas and healthy holiday trade.  

Australian Retail Trends and Shopping Insights

POST - CHRISTMAS SALES PREDICTIONS

Each year, the ARA and Roy Morgan work together to produce the only professionally researched industry Christmas predictions in Australia. 

The release of annual joint ARA/Roy Morgan pre-Christmas predictions for 2019 – covering 14 November to 24 December estimates Australians to spend almost $53bn before Christmas.

 

The forecasts for post-Christmas retail trade suggested quieter trade to round out the holiday period, but said all indicators suggested the struggling retail sector was poised to rebound sharply during 2020.

Scroll down to see our predictions on spend across retail categories. 

food
house
HOLD
goods
apparel
department stores
hospitality
other
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Across the states and territories, Tasmania (4.5%) and Queensland (3.8%) led predicted post-Christmas retail sales growth, and Mr Zimmerman noted retail trade was set to grow in all states and territories across the forecast period.

We’ve crunched the numbers into an easy-to-read guide so you know everything about Christmas trade this year!

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INSIGHTS & TRENDS

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zimmerman

Executive Director of

The Australian Retailers Association

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