"The rise of Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Click Frenzy sales have seen households bring forward their Christmas shopping and Boxing Day Sales shopping into November", NAB said in a note on Friday morning.
This shouldn't come as a surprise to most as 57 percent of Australians planned to shop both in-store and online during Black Friday, while a further 37 percent meant to shop Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales exclusively online.
Meanwhile, the optical goods and books segment posted a sales decline of 4.6 per cent, while food retailers' takings fell by 3.7 per cent and supermarkets and hypermarkets were down by 1.4 per cent.
The total sales value of food and beverage services in November was estimated at $845 million, compared to $826 million in the same month in 2017.
"Our combined research with Roy Morgan forecasted a 2.9 percent increase in pre-Christmas sales, as we projected shoppers to spend $51 billion from retail stores across the country from November 9 to December 26, 2018", he said.
Sales previously increased by 0.3% in October, unchanged from the original estimate.
"This is the highest level recorded in the series and continues a pattern of increasing online contributions to total sales in November", the ABS said.
Ce que contiendra la lettre de Macron aux Français
Macron "sous-entend que les gens qui sont dans la rue, qui soutiennent les 'gilets jaunes', ne font pas assez d'efforts ". Le patron des Patriotes, Florian Philippot, a, quant à lui, considéré comme des "insultes" les propos d'Emmanuel Macron .
Blue Jays trade C Martin to Dodgers
The four-time all-star has also played for the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates over his 13-year big-league career. Brito, 19, is a Dominican-born infielder who spent last season in rookie ball.
Huge glitch as Powerball jackpot hits record $100m
Of these entries, nearly two-thirds were quick-pick entires, and nearly one-in-four of the winning entries were PowerHIT entries. Punters have been warned to avoid choosing numbers 1, 2, 4 or 18 because they haven't made an appearance in the last 18 months.
Retailers pulled in S$3.8 billion in all, with online sales making about 6.6 per cent of that.
The Australian dollar effected, challenging $0.7200 on the back of the news.
The retail sales increased 0.2 percent month-on-month on a seasonally adjusted basis in November, compared to a 0.3-percent decrease in October. There were falls in the Northern Territory (-0.9 per cent), and Tasmania (-0.2 per cent).
"Household goods retailing (1.2 per cent) led the rise" said Ben Faulkner, Acting Director of Quarterly Economy Wide Surveys, "while there was also a notable rise for clothing, footwear and personal accessories retailing (1.5 per cent)".
Compared to the same period in 2017, sales of food and beverage services increased 2.4 per cent in November previous year.
Australian government bonds traded flat during Asian session Friday as investors remain sidelined in quiet trading session despite better-than-expected November retail sales data.
The reversal in non-food sales in 2017 was even more acute with November's 2.1% gain followed up by a 1.4% plunge in December.
A second joint venture between the companies would promote and develop new markets for the multimission medium airlift KC-390. In December, a Brazilian court made a preliminary decision to suspend the creation of an alliance between Boeing and Embraer.
Jusqu'au jour où il tombe sur une peinture étonnante d'un illustre inconnu qui a le don de prendre vie quand on la regarde. Le reste de la distribution est notamment complétée par John Malkovich et Toni Collette.
Global benchmark prices for oil have been about 25 per cent lower than assumed in the October Monetary Policy Report (MPR). The recent drop in crude prices will have a "material impact" on the Canadian outlook, the bank said.
It would be the most snow a single storm has dumped on the city since 2014 when a January blizzard left 10.8 inches. It would be among the city's 10 greatest snowstorms - landing at the No. 2 spot - of all time if that happens.
Moderates and progressives in the party have been debating about how to best challenge Trump, the likely Republican nominee. Some Democrats believe an establishment figure who can appeal to centrist voters is the way to win back the White House.
Under the constitution, the majority enjoys significant powers and the president must appoint his prime minister from its ranks. Fayulu, who has members of the Republican Guard deployed outside his home, called for a manual recount of the election.
Shepherd died at the scene, but Irvin - who played dead - survived, and his sentence was later commuted to life in prison. Attorney General Ashley Moody said Friday's action wasn't about the victim but "righting a wrong of 70 years ago".
Douglas County Sheriff Tom Dalbec says his office received a 911 call at about 4:30 p.m. saying Jayme Closs had been located. Fitzgerald said there is no evidence Patterson knew Jayme or her family or had been in contact with her on social media.
Separately, the data show some 4,749 minor spouses or fiancees received green cards to live in the USA over that 10-year period. The country where most requests came from was Mexico, followed by Pakistan, Jordan, the Dominican Republic and Yemen.
The Brazil global is thought to be on the Camp Nou club's radar, with Chelsea said to have rejected a Barca offer of Malcom plus cash for his services.
[EN VIDÉO] La Toyota Supra 2020 dévoilée avant le temps
Avec le retour de la Supra en GT500, on retrouvera le classique trio qui a fait les belles heures du JGTC: Supra, GT-R et NSX. Les lignes de la carrosserie fuient jusqu'à l'arrière, où l'appellation "Supra" trône sous le logo de Toyota .
McLaren hire new boss as reshuffle goes on
Key will report to Seidl and head up the technical department comprising Peter Prodromou, Andrea Stella and Pat Fry. In addition, De Ferran has run his own team in endurance racing in the United States in the past.
Santé: ce que contient le projet de loi Buzyn
Une mesure qui fait suite au plan d'actions du gouvernement mis en place en mai dernier en réponse à la crise des ehpad . Mais le dossier détaillant cette "feuille de route" ne fait mention d'aucune prime ou revalorisation salariale.