Wage and energy bills prompt 'cost-of-trading crisis'

By Tess Ikonomou
April 1 2024 - 5:00pm
The business lobby says the economic conditions have pushed retailers into a cost-of-trading crisis. (Luis Ascui/AAP PHOTOS)
The business lobby says the economic conditions have pushed retailers into a cost-of-trading crisis. (Luis Ascui/AAP PHOTOS)

High wages bills and energy costs have created a "cost-of-trading crisis," the retail lobby warns as it urges the federal government to provide relief for businesses.

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