Are These 4 Retail Stocks Operating Like A Well-Oiled Machine?

TEAM KALKINE | July 18, 2019

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The recent trends in Australia’s retail segments have been characterised by companies thriving towards growth through the delivery of exceptional personalised customer experience, the offering of a diverse range of products accompanied by speedy and reliable delivery. When it comes to putting money in retail stocks, the sector is known to be one of the most volatile investment sectors. An investor must consider three factors while investing in retail stocks; (a) Evaluation of the digital presence of the retailer is crucial as growth in retail depends on how a company operates both offline and online. Investors should particularly look at the ease of transacting at the retailer’s platform. (b) The second factor to be considered is how the company’s product is sold.

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