Tag Archives: FMCG

Multipack LJM to take on Australia’s co-packing market

Co-packing companies LJM NSW and Multipack have merged to create Multipack LJM. Combined with LJM NSW’s Victorian based parent company LJM, the new entity is expected to be a “formidable force” in Australia’s co-packing market. The businesses, employing over 500 people have a shared warehouse footprint of 50,000sqm across seven …

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FMCG marketing celebrated at Shop! ANZ awards

The best of the best in FMCG marketing design was celebrated at last night’s Shop! ANZ 2019 Marketing at Retail Awards. Ferrero Australia and Kraft Heinz took home the night’s biggest prizes. Ferrero Australia’s Kinder Halloween POP display by Orora Specialty Packaging and The Mix Agency won several Awards throughout …

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Disruption Podcast: Bernie Brookes, ‘Inspiration of a Master’

Superior Sales Consulting’s Disruption Podcast series shares the stories behind some of the biggest disruptors in FMCG. Retail World has compiled highlights from Episode 13, ‘Inspiration of a Master’, which interviews the doyen of the FMCG industry, Bernie Brookes. Every story has a beginning. Take us back to where you started – how did …

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Disruption Podcast: Peter Scott, ‘Authentic Leadership’

Superior Sales Consulting’s Disruption Podcast series shares the stories behind some of the biggest disruptors in FMCG. Retail World has compiled highlights from Episode 11, ‘Authentic Leadership’, which interviews current Sales Director at Don Smallgoods, Peter Scott. To start, can you tell us about where you grew up and where you went to …

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Disruption Podcast: Esme Borgelt, ‘Dare to lead’

Superior Sales Consulting’s Disruption Podcast series shares the stories behind some of the biggest disruptors in FMCG. Retail World has compiled highlights from Episode 9, ‘Dare to Lead’, which interviews Managing Director of Kellogg’s Australia and New Zealand, Esme Borgelt. [Let’s] kick things off the way we normally do – …

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Supermarkets must invest ‘heavily’ in technology, says IRI

Big-data firm IRI says supermarkets must invest “heavily” in technology to keep up with rapidly evolving consumer trends. Chief Commercial Officer, Asia Pacific, IRI, Alistair Leathwood, has outlined the challenges facing the retail sector in IRI’s ‘Retail Outlook for 2019 and Beyond: Staying One Step Ahead’. Investing in data and …

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Superior Sales to launch weekly podcast

An industry-first podcast launching next month will highlight the stories behind some of the biggest disruptors in FMCG. Superior Sales Consulting has produced a new podcast series, Superior Sales Disruption. Superior Sales’ Managing Director Jamie Lobina and Mark Truelson (pictured) will lead the podcast, which will feature discussions with a …

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Kraft Heinz Australia appoints Simon Laroche as CEO

Kraft Heinz Australia has confirmed Simon Laroche (right) as its new CEO. “I’m delighted to join the team,” Mr Laroche said in a statement. The company says Mr Laroche’s remit will be to grow the business, to strengthen relationships with retailers and supply-chain partners, and to extend the company’s local …

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Coca-Cola tops Euromonitor list of global megabrands

Coca-Cola has topped Euromonitor International’s list of worldwide megabrands, pushing bitter rivals Pepsi into second place. The global market research company recently unveiled its list of top 100 megabrands. It ranked the world’s leading FMCG brands by retail sales value in 2017. The report found that global FMCG sales reached …

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