Australians say ‘No’ to 100% foreign ownership of Fairfax

Australians say 'No' to 100% foreign ownership of Fairfax

Media : Finding No: 7245

Over three-quarters of Australians (78%) do not want Fairfax Media to be 100% owned by either of the two overseas owned institutions* that have lodged multi-billion dollar bids for Fairfax in recent weeks. Only 17% of Australians say that overseas owned institutions should be allowed to buy Fairfax outright while 5% can’t say.

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More Australian women buying cosmetics at pharmacies


Market Research : Finding No: 7235

Apparel is not the only retail sector to have been affected by the proliferation of international chains setting up store in Australia: local cosmetics retailers have had to accommodate French giant Sephora, which has opened eight stores since its arrival in late 2014.

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Satisfaction with retail superannuation funds now higher than industry funds


Economic : Finding No: 7231

In the six months to March 2017, satisfaction with retail superannuation funds was 60.0% compared to industry funds with 57.3%. This is the second consecutive month that retail fund satisfaction has been higher than industry funds, which up to now had held the lead for over a decade. These are the latest findings from Roy Morgan’s Single Source survey of over 50,000 consumers pa which includes detailed coverage of over 30,000 superannuation members.

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ANZ-Roy Morgan New Zealand Consumer Confidence up 2.2pts to 123.9 in May

ANZ-Roy Morgan New Zealand Consumer Confidence Rating - May 2017 - 123.9

Economic : Finding No: 7241

Consumer sentiment is still up and running; confidence lifted in May. The level adds up to good times ahead across the economy. Consumers’ view of their financial position lifted to the highest level since the global financial crisis; that’s positive for near-term spending momentum.
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Business Confidence was up in April before the Federal Budget


Economic : Finding No: 7232

Business Confidence in Australia rose 2.8pts (+2.5%) to 116.6 in April, according to the Roy Morgan Business Single Source survey. The rise in Business Confidence coincided with the Australian All Ordinaries gaining 43.8pts (+0.7%) to 5,947.60 during the month and strong near record monthly trade surpluses of over $3 billion in the months leading into April.

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Aldi hits new high in supermarket wars


Market Research : Finding No: 7234

The latest Supermarket Currency report from Roy Morgan Research shows Australia’s grocery buyers spent $90.3 billion at supermarkets during the 12 months to March 2017.
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Stand out performances by AFR, The Australian and Herald Sun

Market Research : Finding No: 7224

Roy Morgan Research today releases the latest Readership results for Australian Newspapers for the 12 months to March 2017, showing cross-platform audience is steady overall thanks to the continuing transition of print readers to digital platforms.
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2.3 million Australians unemployed or under-employed in April

Roy Morgan Unemployment & Under-employment - April 2017 - 17.6%

Economic : Finding No: 7233

Australia’s real unemployment for April is unchanged at 9.3% (1.217 million). In addition, for the eighth straight month more than 1 million Australians were under-employed in April – now 1.090 million (8.3% of the workforce). This is a total of 2.307 million (17.6%) Australians looking for work or looking for more work.

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The rise of the female breadwinner

March 06 2017

With International Women's Day almost upon us, the latest findings from Roy Morgan Research reveal that more women than ever are their household’s main income earner.

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