A national survey reveals 87 per cent of fast-food workers have experienced abuse, with some facing death threats and having cigarettes and hot coffee thrown at them during shifts.
Yesterday's GDP figures showed consumers were dipping into savings to buy things, but the latest retail data shows they are at least still buying despite the income squeeze.
Myer's board directors manage to avoid being thrown out by shareholders despite a "second strike" against the company's remuneration report amid declining sales and a rocky share price.
ASIC's latest report finds Australian customers owe $903 million in "buy now, pay later" debts, with one in six customers finding themselves in financial trouble as a result.
The head and co-founder of ecommerce giant Alibaba is confirmed as a communist party member by Chinese state-backed newspaper The People's Daily.
A month out from Christmas, retail experts say overseas shopping events are permanently reshaping Australia's retail calendar.
Tradition dictates that we start putting up the Christmas decorations on December 1, but all that's changing as social media feeds our desire for an earlier start to a longer festive period.
South Australia is the last state in the country to introduce regulations around the sale and use of e-cigarettes and is the first to ban their sale online or by mail.
Myer has lost about 90 per cent of it value since listing in 2009 and that has prompted its two biggest shareholders to trade barbs about their interest in the ailing retailer.
Online shopping is projected to be the fastest-growing way beef and lamb is purchased in China, research has found.