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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.
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.
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