The national retail sales figures came out earlier this week and showed some resilience in the face of expectations for a decline.  Department stores did see a decline in sales, also clothing and footware, but other areas showed a slight increase.

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Featured In Story: Tim Harcourt, Industry Professor and Chief Economist University of Technology Sydney

First aired on The Wire, Friday 30 June 2023