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Growing intersect between environment and health

A new study shows that the environment and health, the two most pressing consumer demands, are converging. This comes to light via a research study carried out by Tetra Pak in partnership with Ipsos. The convergence is creating opportunities for food and beverage brands in how they market their products to consumers over …

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Roy Morgan unveils Australia’s favourite premium brands

Vintage Cellars and Harris Farm Markets are among Australia’s top 10 premium brands, according to Roy Morgan’s latest research. Coles Group’s Vintage Cellars is the standout premium brand, taking out the number one spot in the national survey. Harris Farm Market – placing at number five – is “the most …

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Global grocery to add $2.2tr in sales by 2024

The global grocery retail market will generate an additional US$2.2 trillion in sales by 2024, growing by 24 per cent, according to the latest forecast from IGD. The international research organisation forecasts the following. Asia IGD predicts that Asia will account for nearly 50 per cent of all new sales …

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Sydney’s Castle Towers unveils $180m retail hub

Castle Towers, a shopping centre in north west Sydney, has unveiled the first stage of its $1 billion master-planned retail and lifestyle destination. Repurposed from an under-used carpark, the new $180 million retail precinct was officially opened by QIC Global Real Estate Managing Director, Michael O’Brien and State Member for …

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ARA teams up with Google

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) and Google have announced a new strategic collaboration this week. Russell Zimmerman, Executive Director of ARA, says a more direct relationship between the ARA and Google will allow the ARA to better support retailers to use digital tools and platforms which support their growth ambitions. …

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Casual employees in retail predominantly disengaged

More than half of casual employees in retail feel disengaged at work. This is according to a survey conducted by Humanforce, a Sydney-based global provider of workforce management solutions, which found that Australian retailers could do more to engage their casual workforces. The survey revealed that only 42 per cent of …

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Retail and fast food fight against customer abuse

A Retail and Fast Food Industry Statement on witnessed increases in abusive and violent customer behaviour has been released. This comes from the National Retail Association (NRA), along with the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association (SDA), Australian Retail Association (ARA) and other undersigned organisations. As reported by the SDA, …

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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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