Peak retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has hit out at the Federal Parliament’s announcement to have another Inquiry into the Franchising Code of Conduct and demands...

Peak retail industry body, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), cautioned that the proposed trial to test a levy on plastic bags at three supermarket locations in Victoria was not addressing the...

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has supported the reforms to NSW trading hours, which are due to come into effect on July 1, but acknowledge that it may create a delicate balance for smaller...

New research released today in the inaugural Australian Retailers Association (ARA) Australian Retailers’ Index revealed retail support for the Federal Government has dropped dramatically during...

In its submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into paid maternity, paternity and parental leave, peak industry body the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has maintained the issue...

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has decided to recognise retail excellence via the establishment of the Australian Retailer of the Year awards.The nominees have already been announced for this...

Peak retail body, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), has urged the Rudd Government not to ‘wash their hands’ of the issue of grocery prices and look at other avenues to reduce costs for...

Australian Retail Association Executive Director, Richard Evans, has questioned claims, made by Allan Fels’ (former Chairman of the ACCC), that town planning laws are driving up food prices by as...

The Productivity Commission’s report into Australia’s consumer policy framework, initiated due to concerns over a lack of harmony between state and federal legislation and also to empower consumers,...