Retail sales rebound but spending appetite is weak

By Poppy Johnston
Updated February 29 2024 - 3:35pm, first published 3:29pm
Retail trade lifted 1.1 per cent over January, the statistics bureau says. (Bianca De Marchi/AAP PHOTOS)
Retail trade lifted 1.1 per cent over January, the statistics bureau says. (Bianca De Marchi/AAP PHOTOS)

Australian retailers had a better January after a dip in sales in December but the bigger picture is one of consumers under financial pressure and spending cautiously.

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