Grant Thornton’s Industry Intelligence Unit (IIU) blends the latest information and analysis of specific industries from publicly available sources (including the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the national press) with pragmatic, commercial and practical initiatives to improve stakeholder value.
This edition covers a number of topical issues for retailers, as well as our usual summary of the latest retail statistics:
- Getting retail CFO’s together
- Digital strategies: The cowboy with the silver bullet?
- The Australian love affair with franchising gets a boost
- How better data can pave the road to retail nirvana
- Succession planning: How to sell or transition your “retail baby”
- Australians shy to fall in love with global best practice
The retail story 2014 - will it have a happy ending?, Are you shopping for growth?, Will the proposed changes in the competition policy review help you grow or fail?, A new global accounting standard on revenue - potential to significantly impact timing and dollars reported
Reflections on Christmas Trading and the year ahead, Key Retail Industry statistics, Key questions to ask: retail business planning, Incentivising employees the tax savvy way..., Retail - where to from here?, Review your rent: the time is now..., Client focus: Growing your franchise... insights from the frontline, Are you ready for a new era in privacy?
Social media: winning strategies and tips for success, Working capital management – three key approaches to freeing up cash and Brand strategies - transforming businesses from the inside out
Retail industry snapshot from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, big listed retailers HY2013 performance, developing your online sales channel strategy, entering China, negotiating retail leases
Retail industry snapshot from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, entering China, inventory obsolescence, Carbon Tax and tax refund opportunities
Retail industry snapshot from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, The Australian Omni-channel Shopper, Fraud, the unknown, unknown