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WA shoppers clicking on to Christmas sales

More than three quarters of Western Australians are planning to shop online this Christmas, according to a new survey released today.

Westfield terminates Innaloo deal

Westfield Group has terminated an agreement that would have allowed it to sell the Innaloo shopping centre for $255 million to Charter Hall Group.

Changing fortunes for retail

Accounting for nearly 20 per cent of economic activity in Australia, retail sales are critically important to fill the gap left by the slowdown in mining investment.

Port project quay to Freo revival hopes

Fremantle Ports is hoping to revive the stalled $350 million revamp of Victoria Quay, part of nearly $1 billion of proposed new developments in the City of Fremantle.

Land values up amid retail site competition

ALDI’s imminent arrival in WA and continuing competition between the retail majors has sidelined many retail developers who just can’t pay the big prices Coles and Woolworths will shell out for new sites.

$1.5bn shopping centre plans boost prices

Strong population growth and changes to retail regulations are driving shopping centre sales.

Big brands and food key to city retail revival

The arrival of a clutch of new international brands in coming years has the potential to rejuvenate the city retail sector, which has been hit by softer spending and the extended shopping hours at suburban centres.

Butchers a cut above

Another store at my local shops pulled down the shutters this week.

Bunbury centres vie for trade

Two Bunbury shopping centres just seven kilometres apart are undergoing significant changes in an attempt to win over customers.

Retravision backer plans growth in Perth

Retravision's largest franchise owner David Dorsett-Lynn is so confident of the electrical retailer's enduring brand strength in Western Australia - he is planning to back that faith with two new stores in the Perth metropolitan area.

Westfield adds Innaloo to Perth sell-off

Westfield Group looks set to offload its stake in two major shopping centres in suburban Perth just days after it was given the green light to increase ownership of the Karrinyup centre.

Watchdog tells Westfield it can't dominate Perth's inner north

Westfield has been given the green light to buy all of Karrinyup Shopping Centre if it releases ownership of nearby shopping centre Westfield Innaloo.

Kresta profit lifts amid difficult conditions

Window coverings manufacturer and retailer Kresta Holdings has reported a solid lift in profit for the year ended June 30, with the company’s management overhaul and structure review strengthening its

AHG’s Howson in $7.8m selldown

Automotive Holdings Group managing director Bronte Howson has sold two million shares in the company, raising a total of $7.76 million.

Wesfarmers donates $1.5m for ANZAC Centre

Diversified conglomerate Wesfarmers has announced it will pitch in to help construct the proposed ANZAC Interpretive Centre in Albany.

AHG expands NZ footprint

Perth-based car dealer network Automotive Holdings Group has taken its franchise count to 150 with the acquisition of a New Zealand Holden dealership and approval to create a new Nissan dealer at the

Clubs man buys into fitness hunger

After running some of Perth's best-known nightclubs for five years, businessman David Heaton is taking a decidedly different tack in his next business venture.

Consumers still keen on new cars

New vehicle sales are on the rise, with new data showing 4.8 per cent more cars were sold in the six months to June 30 than the same six month period last year.

Secret Harbour shops snapped up

Charter Hall has bought a shopping centre in Perth’s southern suburbs for $33.2 million.

WA retail to remain strong: report

The state’s retail market will remain the nation’s strongest over the next 12 months, despite consumer spending growth expected to ease as expansion in the resources industry tails off, new research f

Mayor moves to improve city service

Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi’s personal war on poor customer service has culminated in a City of Perth awards program, with businesses offered the chance to meet with Ms Scaffidi as part of a monthly priz

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