New Wesfarmers MD to be paid $3m less than current MD

Wesfarmers new Managing Director, Rob Scott, will be paid far less than current Managing Director, Richard Goyder. Wesfarmers is the parent company of Coles supermarket. Scott, who takes on the MD role in November 2017 will have a fixed annual salary of AUD $2.5 million and the potential to earn up to AUD $7.5 million if performance...

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Australia’s best beers announced at AIBA awards

Victorian brewery White Rabbit has taken out Champion Australian Beer at the 2017 Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA). Champion International Beer was awarded to California-based...

Helga’s now selling gourmet gluten free bread rolls

Helga’s is now selling gourmet gluten free bread rolls through Coles and Woolworths supermarkets. The range was developed as an answer to consumers wanting more gluten free options. There...


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Ben & Jerry’s takes stance on marriage equality by banning two scoops of the same flavour

Ice cream brand, Ben & Jerry’s, says it will not serve customers two scoops of the same flavour until same-sex marriage laws are passed in Australia. In a statement published...

Breakthrough restaurants on the Gold Coast

Given that over 12 million tourists flock to Australia’s Gold Coast each year, it’s no surprise that this stunning location in Queensland has developed an impressive array...

Should you invest in automated check weighing technology? What’s the ROI?

If you’re worried about wasting profits with over-filling product, you may be thinking of investing in checkweighing equipment. But is it really worth it? To help you weigh up...

Amazon in chats with Australian suppliers says UBS

A UBS survey has reported that Amazon is already speaking to Australian suppliers in regards to launching down under. The survey says one in five of its surveyed suppliers are...

Fonterra increases farmgate milk price forecast

Fonterra has increased is 2016/17 forecasted farmgate milk price by 15 cents to $6.15 per kilogram of milk solid. Chairman of Fonterra, John Wilson, said the increase reflects...

Deakin Uni to study supermarket influence over improving diets

Deakin University has announced a new study which will explore whether traditional supermarket marketing techniques can be used to help Australians eat better. Working in conjunction...

Woolworths launches customer product sampling group

Woolworths has launched its own product testing group. Called “The Bunch”, members of the group will be provided with free Woolworths private label products in exchange for...

Victorian Liquor Subsidy here to stay

The Victorian State Government has decided to keep the Victorian Liquor Subsidy (VLS) as is. Also referred to as the Cellar Door rebate, the VSL is a 15 per cent subsidy on the...

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