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Recovery, Interrupted: How Has Delta Affected Australia's Strong Start to 2021?

A strong start to 2021 was brought to an abrupt halt in June and July, as NSW's infection rates skyrocketed and new cases popped up nationwide, due to the onset of the Delta variant of COVID-19Despite this variant being far more infectious than previous one, the nation did however (at least initially) appear better prepared. Businesses adapted to current circumstances where possible, while consumers appeared less uncertain. In this latest blog post, we unpack some of the key trends we’re seeing in the data.

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Meeting ever-changing consumer needs isn’t going unnoticed

This article was first published by Inside Retail on the 29th of July 2021.

About the author: Jerry Macey is Executive Manager, Consumer and Diversified Industries – Business Banking at Commonwealth Bank.

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Aussie shoppers prefer Aussie made - CommBank Consumer Insights Report

Inaugural CommBank Consumer Insights Report reveals how the pandemic has reshaped consumer behaviours and intentions.

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The Recovery Playbook: Outbreaks risk derailing Australia's return to prosperity

April marked an important milestone for Australia, one year on from the main COVID outbreak of 2020. This allows for the comparison of a time of bleak outlook and uncertainty, with one where many economic indicators appear more in line with performance prior to the pandemic.

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