Wesfarmers chief Rob Scott believes the pandemic threat has been well handled by authorities so far, but has urged political leaders to ensure there is a level playing field when it comes to supporting business. Click through to watch the video interview.
Fremantle institution The Chart & Map Shop has been given 30 days’ notice to vacate the Collie Street property it has called home for 25 years, despite Prime Minister Scott Morrison last month calling for a moratorium on evictions.
More Perth eateries are set to shut their doors in response to a weakened retail environment, particularly in shopping centres, while blinds retailer Kresta has announced it will close all of its showrooms across the country.
Just Jeans, Peter Alexander and Smiggle are among several Australian brands set to close their doors tonight due to the COVID-19 crisis, while commercial landlord Dexus has withdrawn its earnings guidance for 2020.