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Aussies looking to save on groceries and fuel, says CBA

Australia, according to new research from Commonwealth Bank, is a nation on the hunt for a bargain. Marking the launch of Commonwealth Bank’s app-based feature for eligible customers (CommBank Rewards), the research finds that 94 per cent of Australians surveyed used shopping hacks to reduce spending. Australians surveyed are “most …

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ACCC calls for changes in loyalty schemes

Improvements to customer loyalty schemes and broader legislative reforms are required, according to the ACCC’s final report into customer loyalty schemes. Released on Tuesday, the report recommends loyalty schemes, such as frequent flyer, supermarket and hotel operators, better inform consumers, improve their data practices and stop automatically linking members’ payment cards to …

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ACCC focuses on unfair contract terms for small businesses

The ACCC says unfair contract terms are a “key focus” in its latest ‘Small Business in Focus’ report. The twice-yearly report provides an update on key developments in the small business, franchising, and agriculture sectors. It also reports on the ACCC’s continued actions to protect small businesses against terms in a …

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What is it like to work at the UK’s top retailers?

Working in the retail sector offers a much more positive experience than those in other sectors, finds a new report. Based on LinkedIn’s annual report of the most sought-after companies to work at in the UK, Power House Truths has curated and dissected over 210,000 employee reviews to see where …

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Flybuys top-ranked Australian loyalty program

The annual Australian customer loyalty program research study, For Love or Money, has revealed that flybuys has continued its run as Australia’s top-ranked loyalty program – six times running. The report stated that more flybuys members rated flybuys as ‘doing a very good job’ than members of any other loyalty …

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A digital revolution

A new report from research organisation IGD (in association with The Consumer Goods Forum), reveals digital technologies are revolutionising the way the food and consumer goods industry operates, with online sales forecast to grow 163 per cent by 2023. According to the report, major grocery ecommerce markets will continue to …

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Western Sydney a food and grocery ‘powerhouse’

Western Sydney has become a “food and grocery manufacturing powerhouse”, according to the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC). The AFGC says the region generates $17 billion in output per year and employs 24,400 workers. The research revealed that Parramatta is the food and grocery manufacturing capital of Sydney, employing …

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Report reveals impact of NBN on small businesses

Small businesses in mature national-broadband-network (NBN) regions grew employment by one-third more than businesses in non-NBN regions in 2017. They also increased revenue by almost two-thirds more. So says a new report, ‘From little things big things grow’, from Xero Small Business Insights and AlphaBeta. The report’s overall message is …

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Four million Aussies go hungry, says Foodbank

A new report from Foodbank reveals that four million Australians have experienced food insecurity in the past 12 months. Now in its sixth year, the ‘Foodbank Hunger Report’ surveys charities and food-relief recipients nationwide. It does this to determine who accesses assistance, why, and what kind of assistance they need. …

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