Peak retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) yesterday submitted to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Green Paper calling on the Rudd Government to recognise retailers as high...

Hypermarkets, which essentially combine a department store with a supermarket, have been growing in number overseas since the first store opened by French retailer Carrefour in the 1960’s, but Australia...

Abalone Viral Ganglioneuritis (AVG) has been confirmed in tissue taken from abalone in a live holding tank at a southern Tasmanian processing facility.Chief Veterinary Officer Dr Rod Andrewartha said...

The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment rose by 7% in September from 86.2 in August to 92.2 in September in further welcome news for retailers. The bounce was expected in the wake of...

A test of packaged ham bought from supermarkets found nearly all had been pumped up with added water, consumer advocates CHOICE reports. The claims have since been queried by the Australian Food and Grocery...

A probiotic, or “good bacteria”, isolated by Fonterra, has been found to be effective in reducing the occurrence of eczema in young children by almost 50 per cent.A two-year trial of probiotic...

Rumours continue to circulate that Pepsi are sounding out new bottlers for their brands in New Zealand and Australia. The Australian Financial Review last week reported that PepsiCo was discussing their...

Australians are unwilling to trade their lifestyle for the environment, a study by market intelligence research group TNS has discovered. A 17-country green study found that cost is one of our greatest...

Queen Victoria Market, one of Melbourne’s iconic landmarks, is looking to boost its brand online by creating a destination that replicates the market’s unique sensory experiences. Digital agency...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council, Australia’s peak food and grocery manufacturing industry association, has said that calls from the NSW Greens for the banning of a number of food additives...