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Analysis: Why Premier Investments is bullish about the future

The financial results for many of Australia’s leading retailers for the first half of the 2021 financial year have been much stronger than had been expected with the Covid-19 disruption. The Wesfarmers, Woolworths and Super Retail Group chains all posted significant increases along with other retailers, including Coles, Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi and Nick Scali. The impact of Covid-19 restrictions nationally was not as serious as in the early months of calendar 2020 and sales were bolstered by Bl