Food retail faces tougher times in Australia Food retail in Australia is among the better-performing retail sectors contributing to only a modest rise is sales figures in February 2015. The Australian...

Top 10 strategies for suppliers to manage supermarket relationships The challenges of selling through the supermarket channels are daunting, particularly for the small supplier. In my 35 years of experience...

Australian retail growth slows in early 2015 but exports to grow After a stronger-than-expected Christmas trading period, retail spending growth will slow heading into 2015, according to the sixteenth...

Degani cafe business launches retail fruit syrup Melbourne-based cafe network Degani has launched its first retail product line, a range of fruit syrups, available to consumers from March 2015. Comprising...

McLeod to leave Wesfarmers for US-based Bi-Lo Holdings Former Coles boss, Ian McLeod has resigned from his position with Coles’ parent company Wesfarmers, accepting an offer to become President and Chief...

Gourmet grocer in administration Premium grocery store company Jones the Grocer has been placed in voluntary administration. The Company has 15 stores in Melbourne, Sydney, New Zealand, Qatar, Singapore...

Shoppers to spend $45 billion in pre-Christmas retail sales Peak retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has found retailers will be able to count on some steady improvement in...

Retail trade growth to slow in December quarter Growth in retail trade is expected to soften in the lead up to Christmas, according to the AFGC CHEP Retail Index, which predicts year-on-year growth of...

Global cocoa sector agrees to sustainability strategy, commits $700,000 to fight ebola Hundreds of members of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and leaders from the global cocoa sector have convened in...

Westernisation to reform packaging in Chinese retail market, Canadean In recent years, China has seen significant changes in eating habits, shopping behaviours, and lifestyle habits, as consumer behaviour...