City spending comparison under challenging conditions - Kate Inglish Designs explores retail wars.

Retail wars: In tough conditions, which city spends more?

Sydney retailers are generating close to 20 per cent more sales than their Melbourne counterparts each month, though no matter where they are based, business owners say the fight to grow their bricks-and-mortar stores is never-ending.

“Maybe there’s a bit less frivolous shopping [in Melbourne] than there is Sydney. In Melbourne they’re more considered in their approach to shopping,” says co-founder of Melbourne clothing boutique Pickings and Parry, Chris Pickings…..

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