Tag Archives: Product of the Year

Just one in ten Aussies always grocery shops online

Despite the long-predicted death of bricks-and-mortar shopping, online grocery shopping is a category that’s proving stubbornly resistant. This is the standout finding of new research commissioned by consumer awards program Product of the Year Australia (POY). It revealed that: Fewer than one in 10 consumers surveyed said they “always” shop …

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Product of the Year: healthy and gluten free on the rise

Healthy and allergy-free alternatives have won an unprecedented 10 of the 50 Product of the Year 2019 (POY) categories this year. About 14,000 Australian consumers voted for their favourite products. Their votes reflect rising consumer demand for health-conscious and dietary-specific foods, say the award organisers. Although there were many new …

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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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Record year as Product of the Year 2018 heads into research phase

It’s been a huge year for Product of the Year, with a timetable change and a record number of entries from new retailers and brands. The Product of the Year Jury Panel (which includes Retail World Managing Editor Lorna Gloria, Retail Pharmacy Managing Editor Marcela Araneda and Channel 9 personality Lisa Wilkinson) …

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Must-range products revealed

Forty-five winners of Product of the Year 2017 awards were honoured last week. Product of the Year Director Sarah Connelly says this year’s awards attracted entries with an almost equal divide between private-label and traditional brands. “Being awarded Product of the Year is a huge bonus for any new product …

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