Amazon invests in new Melbourne fulfilment centre

Amazon Australia has announced plans to open a second Melbourne fulfilment centre (FC) late next year. According to the company, the new 37,000sqm facility...

Retail sales fall in September

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) preliminary report for September shows a 1.5% fall in monthly turnover. The results follow a year in which retail...

SMC takes customers on an energy saving journey

Compressed air comes at a significant cost to companies operating in the food, beverage, and packaging industries. In fact, in many areas of production,...

New heating technology from Hussmann

Hussmann is launching the SMNH Hot Unit, available in 1500mm and 1600mm high. The new unit comes with new heating technology, making it more energy...

CSIRO healthy meal plans soon available at retail outlets

By Marcela Araneda. Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO is now partnering with food manufacturers and retailers to make it easier for time-poor consumers to choose...

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Amazon invests in new Melbourne fulfilment centre

Amazon Australia has announced plans to open a second Melbourne fulfilment centre (FC) late next year. According to the company, the new 37,000sqm facility in Ravenhall will more than double Amazon’s operational...

Retail sales fall in September

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) preliminary report for September shows a 1.5% fall in monthly turnover. The results follow a year in which retail sales have fluctuated wildly on a month-to-month basis...

New heating technology from Hussmann

Hussmann is launching the SMNH Hot Unit, available in 1500mm and 1600mm high. The new unit comes with new heating technology, making it more energy efficient for lower cost of ownership. “Our new Hot...

CSIRO healthy meal plans soon available at retail outlets

By Marcela Araneda. Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO is now partnering with food manufacturers and retailers to make it easier for time-poor consumers to choose nutritious ready meals. The meals will be consistent with...

Hand sanitiser labels ‘a confusing mess’

There’s widespread confusion among Aussies about the quality, effectiveness and monitoring of hand sanitiser products in the country. This confusion has prompted consumer group CHOICE to call for a labelling reform. “Hand sanitiser standards...

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New heating technology from Hussmann

Hussmann is launching the SMNH Hot Unit, available in 1500mm and 1600mm high. The new unit comes with new heating technology, making it more energy...

Coles releases first quarter results

Coles’ digital transformation has increased in the first quarter of 2021. One significant change involved the introduction of coles&co, which launched in September. It features...

eBay reveals top toys and trends for Christmas 2020

This may come as no surprise, but it turns out that more than half a million Aussie parents (56%) are expected to buy their...

Sendle expands to prepare for festive season

Here’s some frightening news, there’s just over six weeks to go before Christmas and Sendle is deciding to hold its pricing. Additionally, Sendle is increasing...

Tap-on-phone payments more accessible with Quest

Quest Payment Systems (Quest) is launching a software online tap-on-phone payments solution, Airpay TAP. The Melbourne-based technology provider’s launch will allow merchants to accept contactless...

Neo Telco Circles.Life partners with Woolworths

Media Release Neo Telco Circles.Life Partners With Retail Giant Woolworths 26 October, 2020 Circles.Life today announces a distribution partnership with Woolworths, Australia’s largest supermarket...

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Australian Seafood Industry proves sustainable, again

There’s no need to fish for compliments, when zero of Australia’s solely Commonwealth-managed fisheries have been subject to overfishing (for the seventh consecutive year). With...

Cheers to Australia’s best soft drink

(Feature image caption: John McLean, CEO of Bundaberg Brewed Drinks) Aussie consumers have rated a range of beverages in Canstar Blue’s first national review. The beverage...

Fonterra’s farmers big step in cutting emissions

Fonterra farmers are receiving unique Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions profiles for their farms. It’s a first that a tool has been introduced in New Zealand...

Five ways data analytics power productivity

Productivity is an ongoing challenge for retailers and as Covid forces more changes, there has never been a better time to get to grips...

Follow the RED recycled road

When you think of outdoor furniture, roads, bollards, fences, patio decking and even footbridges you might not realise that a growing number of these...

A new media under Covid

Every Monday when I turn up at Network Ten’s South Yarra headquarters in Melbourne to fill the fourth seat on The Project, I’m reminded...

Factory of the future? What does that actually mean?

The days of regimented systems and an outdated factory floor are over, giving rise to a more flexible and innovative way of manufacturing. By Positiv...

Business growth and the importance of customer experience

2020 has been a year like no other for ecommerce. More than ever, manufacturers and retailers are selling products via digital channels, with some...

Looking forward, looking back – Food SA turns 10

This month, Food South Australia turns 10 but, in a way, we’re also already past our 21st birthday too. Still the only industry association...

SMC takes customers on an energy saving journey

Compressed air comes at a significant cost to companies operating in the food, beverage, and packaging industries. In fact, in many areas of production,...

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Industries most impacted by COVID-19

In mid-March over 60% of Australian businesses report being affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus. This is up from a massive 45% points from a month...

Showbags Bonanza Sale at IGA

Bensons Showbags are now available on the shelves of over 200 selected IGA stores throughout Queensland and Northern NSW. The Showbags Bonanza Sale is available...

The Natural Confectionery Co. launches vegan-friendly lollies

The Natural Confectionery Co. is adding its brand-new vegan-friendly product to its popular confectionery range this August. Renowned for its “no artificial colours” and “no...

Spotlight on Australia’s supermarkets and grocery industry

By Jessica Mudditt. IBISWorld’s ‘Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Australia’ report describes Australia’s supermarket and grocery industry as “fiercely competitive” and highly concentrated. ALDI’s rapid...

The bakery behind ALDI’s own brand

As ALDI expands into new Australian markets, the retailer is forging new partnerships with suppliers that can meet the high standards of its exclusive...

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