About Retail World

Retail World is the most trusted and respected source of information for the Australian grocery industry. For over 70 years we have been at the forefront of all the changes, challenges and experiences our industry had faced and will continue to provide the same trusted information and industry insights into the future, servicing the supermarket channel and FMCG trade.

Our mission is to provide trusted, informative and timely coverage of the opportunities, developments and issues affecting supermarket owners, managers, staff and suppliers. Above all we’re committed to the development and success of the retail industry.

Retail World with its strong, dedicated editorial team delivers current news and events, in-depth market trends and analysis, exclusive interviews, industry snapshots and special features on topical matters, making it one of the most comprehensive and relevant resources available to the retail trade.

For over 50 years we have published the Retail World Annual Report. This is the most sought-after edition of the year. The publication is highly regarded and anticipated and is commonly sourced by FMCG professionals due to the breadth and depth of information published.

Content rich, this publication covers a round-up of the year that was (reflections from retailers, news headlines that defined
the year, product launch highlights), industry insights (retail performance, global trends and grocery outlook), grocery accounts, and the Annual Report which includes market shares and sizes, top 10 departments, category dominators, and private label overview.

Retail World has no bias and supports a wide range of voices from the broader retail industry.

“Retail World continues to uphold its market-leading status as the trade business-to-business magazine authority for the $110 billion-plus grocery industry.”


Regular sections include:

  • News & Events
  • Exclusive Interview
  • Industry Insight
  • Market Research – State of the Industry Reports
  • Retail News
  • International News & Insights
  • Profiles – company and brand profiles
  • Special Features
  • What’s New
  • Marketing News
  • Category Reviews

Business section includes:

  • News
  • Business columns
  • Case studies
  • Retail technology
  • Business reviews

Specialty Publications

Retail World publishes special custom publications including the Retail World Annual Report, online Grocery Guide and The Beverage Guide.

Retail World also publishes the definitive ‘State of the Industry Report’ bi-annually with insights and data on the economic environment, consumer confidence, key grocery categories and trends, fresh and private label.