Tag Archives: private label

Don’t mislead dairy farmers, says ACCC

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned dairy processors not to mislead dairy farmers over milk prices. This follows reports of processors blaming their private-label milk contracts with supermarkets for the low prices offered to farmers. The ACCC’s ‘Dairy Inquiry’ found that almost all contracts for the supply …

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SPAR-tacus? SPAR Hellas launches bold Greek expansion

SPAR Hellas, SPAR Partner in Greece, aims to have 80 SPAR stores open by the end of 2018. It also wants to add another 300 over the next four years. It’s already opened eight stores since officially relaunching the brand in the country earlier this year. To date, SPAR Hellas …

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Events: Future Food Brisbane

Food Innovation Australia (FIAL) and Brisbane Marketing are collaborating to bring together the Future Food Brisbane initiative – a series of workshops and events created specifically for the food and agribusiness industry. The program includes: China e-commerce market readiness This workshop is aimed at providing a comprehensive understanding on: China’s …

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Retailers win big at Product of the Year Awards

More than two-thirds of this year’s Product of the Year Award-winning products are from private-label or retailer-exclusive brands. ALDI Australia won 13 categories in the 2018 Product of the Year Awards, building on its success in 2015, 2016 and 2017, when it won in eight, 12 and 16 categories, respectively. …

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Australian shoppers rethink their priorities

New research from ALDI Australia indicates that rising costs combined with lifestyle changes are shifting consumer behaviour, with private label and “little luxuries” the big winners. ALDI Australia’s ‘Household Expenditure Report’, with research conducted by Deloitte Access Economics, reinforces popular commentary that Australian households are feeling the pinch now more …

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Woolworths connects with own-brand suppliers

Own-brand grocery specialist Solutions for Retail Brands (S4RB) has partnered with Woolworths on a new system to help the retailer connect with suppliers. Powered by supplierENGAGE, the Woolworths FoodCo Supplier Portal allows producers to ask questions, access documents and stay up to date with company news and policies. The Woolworths …

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Australian supermarkets’ changing fortunes

Strong price competition between the major players caused total revenue in the supermarkets and grocery-stores industry to decline slightly in 2016-17, according to IBISWorld’s latest Checkout Update report for Q4 2017. The report, based on the latest financial data released by the major players, details how the $101 billion industry, …

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Private label leads the charge

Private label accounted for 18.1 per cent of all Australian FMCG dollar sales in the 52 weeks to May 21 this year, outpacing national brands, according to a report from market researcher IRI. “Private label has reached an important pivot point in Australia as supermarkets refine their strategies to respond …

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ALDI named cheapest supermarket

Consumer watchdog Choice has compared the average cost of a basket of groceries from 110 supermarkets across Australia and found ALDI to be significantly cheaper than Woolworths, Coles or IGA. Choice sent undercover shoppers into 32 Coles, 32 Woolworths, 26 ALDI and 20 IGA stores in 33 locations across Australia …

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