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Coles to roll out new technology with Accenture

Coles has signed a long-term agreement with global digital and technology services provider Accenture. According to the supermarket chain, this agreement will support the roll out of new technology that will help Coles deliver cumulative cost savings of $1 billion over four years. The agreement follows Coles’ recent announcement of …

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Coles and Microsoft team up

Coles and global technology leader Microsoft have announced a strategic partnership aimed at transforming the shopping experience and improving productivity across the business. What’s the plan? The long-term partnership involves Coles migrating its applications to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, as well as deploying Microsoft’s Dynamic 365 enterprise resource planning …

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Silverbean opens in Sydney

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Silverbean, one of the largest independent European partnership marketing agencies, has now opened its first international office in Sydney. For over 17 years Silverbean has assisted brands achieve growth across Europe and globally from its headquarters in Newcastle, England. According to Annabel Gray, Associate Director of Silverbean in Australia, the …

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Woolworths partners with Marley Spoon

Woolworths Group has entered into a strategic partnership with subscription-based meal kit provider Marley Spoon. The partnership includes a $30 million investment in Marley Spoon by Woolworths Group and the issue of Marley Spoon shares. The issue of shares will result in Woolworths Group owning approximately nine per cent of …

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Madura Tea and irexchange – a perfect blend?

Madura Tea has joined forces with irexchange to “support its growth in response to the increasingly health-conscious Australian consumer market”. The multi-award-winning tea brand describes irexchange as a “technology disruptor and next-generation distribution business”. Established in 1978, Madura Tea comes from the rainforests and rural farmland of northern NSW. It …

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Coca-Cola invests in Made Group

Coca-Cola Amatil and The Coca-Cola Company have announced joint acquisition of a 45 per cent minority interest in Made Group. Made Group is responsible for Australian beverage brands including Cocobella, Rokeby Farms, Impressed and the company’s first brand, NutrientWater. Through this partnership, Made Group will reportedly continue operating independently. But …

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New partnership to shake up Aussie drinks industry

GS1 Australia and the Drinks Association have announced a new strategic partnership. The partnership will drive industry-standards development and adoption to improve business and supply-chain efficiency in the drinks industry. “We’re delighted to be working with the Drinks Association for the benefit of members, many of whom have membership in …

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Healthy Food Partnership progress made

The Australian Government, food industry bodies and public health groups have met to discuss the progress of the Healthy Food Partnership. The Partnership, which met on May 11, 2018, is chaired by the Australian government Minister for Rural Health Senator Bridget McKenzie, and the executive committee comprises representatives from the …

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Game-changing partnership between Mattel and Cobs

Global toy company Mattel has partnered with Cobs Popcorn to release 13 new ‘game-changing’ cards for the card game, Uno. During the promotional period (March 16 to April 1), specially marked Cobs Popcorn packs across Australia include a single card to add to original Uno, with new actions to use …

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A sweet meeting of two Aussie favourites

Arnott’s Tim Tam has collaborated again with Gelato Messina to create three new gelato-inspired flavours: Choc Cherry Coconut, Iced Coffee and Turkish Delight (RRP $3.65). The new Tim Tam range is said to be much like the gelato that spurred its creation – best served chilled. Tim Tam says refrigerating …

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