An additional information release on 4 December 2023 has seen the inclusion of more detailed results for the October 2023 reference period. Additional timeseries spreadsheets have been published, including; state by industry results, state by industry sub-group results, previously published September quarter 2023 quarterly turnover volumes, and online sales.
Future cessation of the Retail Business Survey and Retail Trade Publication
A media statement on Thursday 23 November 2023 announced that the ABS will cease publication of Retail Trade, Australia due to enhancements to the Monthly Household Spending Indicator (MHSI). The last release of the Retail Trade, Australia publication is expected to be in August 2025, referencing the June 2025 period. For more information on the upcoming changes, please see survey impacts and changes below or visit the Future cessation of the Retail Business Survey and Retail Trade Publication webpage.
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