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Aussie legend Arnott’s up for sale

Australian biscuit maker Arnott’s, responsible for such iconic Aussie favourites as Tim Tams and Shapes, is up for sale. Arnott’s is currently part of the international food division of US food giant Campbell Soup. Campbell says it intends to sell this division, along with its division for fresh food. The …

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New software Ouvar aims to ‘transform global FMCG sector’

The creator of Ouvar claims it enables FMCG firms to control their brands’ point-of-sale (POS) inventory worldwide, “quickly and easily”. After developing it in here in Australia, the company will officially launch Ouvar at the Shop! Marketing at Retail Summit in Sydney on September 13, 2018. According to the company, …

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Is AI the best way to boost your web traffic?

A digital thought leader says it’s “only a matter of time” before online campaigns to increase website traffic become fully automated. StewArt Media describes itself as “one of Australia’s leading digital marketing companies specialising in SEO, paid advertising, conversion and content optimisation”. CEO Jim Stewart issued the warning. He says …

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Metcash agrees supply deal with Foodland

Metcash Limited has signed a legally binding Heads of Agreement with Foodland Supermarket, the companies announced today. Foodland Supermarket is the governing body for independent Foodland supermarket retailers in South Australia (SA). The deal includes the proposed form of a long-term supply agreement. The agreement means Foodland retailers will commit …

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Don’t just dump your e-waste – give it to us

Social enterprise Green Collect is calling on Victorian businesses to recycle all their old electrical items, or e-waste. The social enterprise provides employment opportunities for people facing disadvantage, The organisation, based in the Melbourne suburb of Braybrook, specialises in “resource recovery”. It says it handles about 10-15 tonnes of technology …

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Toll Group to open ‘super depot’ on the Gold Coast

Toll Group has announced plans for a new multi-purpose “super depot” on the Gold Coast. The 10,250sqm depot will bring together three existing sites into one operational hub. Toll says it’s the first purpose-built integrated facility of its kind for the company. Last week, Toll Group Managing Director Michael Byrne …

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Chip in the ol’ block

Cadbury Australia has put chip pieces in Cadbury Dairy Milk milk chocolate, with a disruptive launch targeting consumers who enjoy trying new and unique products. Combining “smooth, creamy” milk chocolate with “crunchy” Kettle Sea Salt or CC’s Original chips, it is marketed as a “deliciously unexpected combination”. The range will …

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MLA shares red meat’s story on new online platform

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has launched a new online platform that it claims is a trustworthy source of information. It gives consumers what MLA describes as an open and trusted source of information about the production of beef, sheep and goat meat in Australia. MLA launched the Good Meat …

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