Coles and Deakin Uni create academic program

Coles and Deakin University have joined forces to create an academic program focused specifically on developing the skills of retailing. This can be used...

Pic’s Peanut Butter, paired with chocolate!

The team at Pic’s Peanut Butter are bringing their Peanut & Chocolate Butter to Australia. Pic’s Peanut & Chocolate Butter is a combination of Pic’s...

Meat & Livestock Australia host ‘Digital Farm’

Did you ever think you would get to see the day that a farm turned digital? Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) will be hosting their...

Oral care to Grin over

Grin Natural is an oral health care range that aims to put a bright smile on faces, 'free from nasties'. The range is officially being...

Master Lock celebrates centenary

From the world's first laminated steel padlock, to a range of innovative, Bluetooth and biometric security solutions, Master Lock has been “securing everything worth...

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Nutritious way to start the day

New to Sanitarium's UP&GO range, Oats2Go is promoted as offering a great option for mornings when you don't have time for a sit-down breakfast. Oats2Go is claimed to be the only liquid breakfast...

Sara Lee spoils singles with new dessert range

Dessert brand Sara Lee has expanding its offering with the launch of a new single-serve dessert range, Sara Lee Singles. The range consists of New York Baked Cheesecake, Raspberry Chocolate Fudge and Crème...

Convenient avocado straight from the freezer

Nanna’s has introduced Avocado Pieces – “deliciously ripe and creamy Hass avocados peeled and diced into chunky pieces, snap frozen and packed in 800g resealable bags” – that are ready to use...

Tom’s Aussie Tucker now available in Harris Farm

Shortlisted for this year’s Best New Australian Made Product award at Fine Food Australia in Melbourne, Tom’s Aussie Tucker’s new range of gourmet dips officially launched in selected Harris Farm Markets across...

Tibaldi has Christmas wrapped up

Just in time for the festive season, Tibaldi is launching its Smoked Signature Ham, available in-store from early December. Offering a premium Christmas ham for consumers who want to make an impression, Tibaldi’s...

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Retail sales set to soften

Retail sales saw an increase of 9.1% through the year to February, says the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). However, sales are expected to soften...

AVEVA & OSIsoft to accelerate digital transformations

AVEVA and OSIsoft are joining forces to meet expanding information management needs of industrial companies, and to accelerate their digital transformations. The partnership will bring...

Cheers to strong online alcohol sales

New data from Roy Morgan shows online purchases of packaged alcohol rose “quickly” during the early and middle parts of 2020 before declining “gently”...

Gaps between women & men in the workplace

On 8 March, we put out trays of sandwiches, handed out coffees and teas, and talked about the achievements of women. International Women’s Day (IWD)...

Mental health service for small business owners

A new, tailored mental health support service has been created to connect with small business owners undergoing stress. The service can be reached by visiting...

Will the ‘gold rush’ for retailers continue?

When travel services became limited across the globe, consumers redirected their spend on retail goods, causing a ‘gold rush’ for many retailers. According to statistics...

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Grocery adapts with digital and online services

During the outbreak of Covid-19, the speed at which companies were forced to evolve their digital plans and capabilities was without precedence. By Ritchies CEO...

Postcard from South Australia Food-Beverage-Technology Trade Show

Greetings from SA: wish you were here, but we’ve got you covered in case you can’t be… By Food South Australia CEO Catherine Sayer. I am...

Measured plastic phase-out beats a short sharp shock

As society continues to move away from plastic, ensuring a smooth transition for business and the wider public is essential, which is why the...

Paying attention in a cashless and mobile society

With drastic shifts in consumer behaviour, technology advances and the emergence of new payment methods, retailers offering flexibility and mobility in transactions will gain...

Ever wondered where your online return items go?

Items that are delivered to customers and returned because they’re just not quite right cannot be put straight back into inventory. By NP Fulfilment Business...

Shop! Awards 2020 a nod to design ingenuity

Strong industrial design principles were the standout at the Shop! ANZ 2020 Retail Marketing Awards, with this year’s winners combining ingenuity, design flair, and...

GS1 celebrates 50 years of digitalisation in commerce

Calls for collaboration towards next generation barcodes. The GTIN – the number behind the barcode – was developed 50 years ago and transformed the global...

2021 will be the year of the switch

Lyndall Spooner, founder and Director of leading strategic research agency Fifth Dimension, believes that 2021 will be the year of the switch. With consumers walking...

Holistic approach to growing your coffee business

All businesses are looking at how they can stand out from the crowd. It’s no different in the coffee industry. By WKSHOP Marketing Director Nicole...

Is sprouted the new improve organic?

So, what is sprouted? For centuries, people have understood that soaking and sprouting grains, seeds and beans was a necessity for consumption. This collective...

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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...

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...

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 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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