With the explosion of retail products promoting their environmental credentials, marketers and retailers alike have been put on notice by the ACCC to watch their ‘green’ claims. The announcement...

With research suggesting that over 50% of Australians are accessing the internet before they make a purchase, the importance of the internet for businesses large and small cannot be understated. While...

A CHOICE investigation has found an explosion of green claims on product labels that are not supported by evidence, are poorly explained or are irrelevant. The investigation follows rapid growth in products...

The Australian Medical Association yesterday called on the food industry to take more responsibility in curbing Australia’s obesity epidemic. AMA President, Dr Rosanna Capolingua, said governments...

The Retail Traders’ Association (RTA) has bemoaned the lack of competition to Coles and Woolworths as a key reason for escalating food prices. The issue has been further fuelled by the release of...

The Federal Government has announced they will be reducing restrictions on foreign supermarkets entering the Australian marketplace. The changes will provide supermarkets with five years to develop vacant...

Woolworths is set to introduce self-checkout technology into 70 of their supermarkets by the end of June, with 16 outlets already equipped with self-checkout lanes. Each of the 70 stores is likely to have...

A piece of metal has been found in pre-packaged sausages at a supermarket in South Australia. The supermarket, located in Gawler, has yet to be named and there have been no product recalls at this stage....

Metal objects of up to six centimetres have been found in pre-packaged meat products sold in four supermarkets in Western Australia, Queensland and New South Wales. Woolworths and Coles have consequently...

International discount supermarket ALDI have implemented a national pricing policy which will ensure that grocery prices will be the same in all ALDI stores. The policy excludes fruit, vegetables and regional...