Beware of holiday shopping scams

Scamwatch is warning Aussies to be careful when buying gifts this holiday season. Black Friday sales are fast approaching, therefore many consumers will be susceptible...

AUSVEG backs calls of Australia’s fruit industries

AUSVEG is backing the calls of Australia’s fruit industries for common sense to prevail, when it comes to the Health Star Ratings. Government Ministers will...

Wireless technologies in production today

Remember those pesky trailing communication cables? Not only were they often damaged or disconnected but they required frequent maintenance and were responsible for a...

Whittaker’s Gift Shop, provides festive treats

Earlier this year Whittaker’s launched a mix of four high-percentage dark chocolate flavours, which will now all be available from Whittaker’s online Gift Shop. “We’re...

Shake a leg for the Christmas ham

What do you think of when you think of Christmas foods? IGA has released its ‘Taste of Summer’ research that identifies Aussies favourite Christmas food,...

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1995 Chief Executive: Alan Mackie Publisher/Editor: Barry Flanagan This was an eventful decade for Retail World with the launch of C-Store World (now Convenience World) first as a supplement, then as a stand-alone publication. By 1995...

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1994 General Manager: Alan Mackie Publisher/Editor: Barry Flanagan Retail World ran a breakout table headlined "How the giants compare" in its September 26, 1994 issue, showing Woolworths to have reached market capitalisation of $9.8 billion...

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Commercial Manager: Alan Mackie In August 1991, the chain launched what Retail World called "the mother of all grocery price wars", slashing the prices of 6000 items on federal budget day, August 20.

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Chief Executive/Publisher: John Waugh Commercial Manager: Alan Mackie The 1990's brought the promise of dramatic social an economic changes as the world drew closer to a new millennium. A second magazine, Liquor World, was launched...

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Beware of holiday shopping scams

Scamwatch is warning Aussies to be careful when buying gifts this holiday season. Black Friday sales are fast approaching, therefore many consumers will be susceptible...

Black Friday sales boom for independent retailers

Black Friday sales in 2020 are expected to increase in comparison to other years. In the past, Black Friday (27 November) has been associated with...

Personalising the shopper experience: a race for survival

There is a fundamental shift happening in the retail ecosystem, which has now become a hypercompetitive battleground where both brands and retailers are in...

So are we open or not? Over forecasting key to Black Friday preparedness

As this month’s Black Friday sales approach, retailers need to have a clear plan to manage this peak period and ensure they are running...

Noshu and Host/Havas work together to launch Snackles

Australian-owned Noshu is appointing Host/Havas Sydney to help launch their new range of sugar-free Snackles bars. The Snackles launch campaign debuted on 4 November. Noshu aims...

Top shopper preferences this Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday (27 and 30 November) are set to attract healthy spending in the lead up to Christmas. However, Hubbed reveals that...

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Pete Evans product recalled

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is conducting a recall of 'Pete Evans Health Everyday Jamaican Simmer Sauce 330g'. As stated on the FSANZ website,...

Kellogg’s will help teach Aussies about soft plastics

Most of us want to improve our sustainability actions, however research shows that we’re still a little unsure about how it all works. A quarter...

Wireless technologies in production today

Remember those pesky trailing communication cables? Not only were they often damaged or disconnected but they required frequent maintenance and were responsible for a...

So, what’s happening now?

Underpinning our ‘retail recovery’ we are all experiencing some pretty severe changes to the way we shop, and these behaviour changes will continue as...

Future-proofing growth

Ask any food or beverage business what their growth goal is and I will bet they say ‘increasing sales’. By Food South Australia CEO Catherine...

Supporting local is the new preferred premium

The pandemic has heightened the love for local. What does this mean for products and brands? Hint: it’s definitely a trend worth paying attention...

Is there such a thing as ‘too small to automate’?

Short answer, no. So why is this line of thinking so deeply entrenched in the minds of SME manufacturers? By Positiv Pty Ltd Australia Director...

Make bold decisions to broaden your perspective

From archaeology to sales director, v2food’s Rory Gilbert has had an unconventional start to his career. He spoke to Retail World about his experiences...

Is your business starting to use the ARL on-pack?

Since its launch in 2018 over 300 companies have made the commitment to re-design their on-pack communication to incorporate the Australasian Recycling Label (ARL)...

Raising the bar in specialty coffee

(Feature image: Paradox Roasters Cafe, supplied by Paradox Coffee Roasters) Paradox Coffee Roasters café is a well-known destination for specialty coffee in Surfers Paradise. By Paradox...

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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...

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...

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...

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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