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...

Retail Food Group to expand Gloria Jean’s in China with joint venture Australia’s largest multi-brand retail food franchisor and leading wholesale coffee roaster, Retail Food Group Limited (RFG) has...

Online groceries in Australia set to grow, IBISWorld Online groceries sales in Australia are predicted to grow, reaching $2,194 million in 2015, up 14.6 per cent from $1,914.2 million in 2014, according...

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...

Woolworths sees ‘lower than expected’ first quarter growth Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has reported first quarter sales of $16.2 billion for the 2015 financial year, an increase of 3 per...

ACCC Chairman calls for enforceability to be addressed in proposed grocery code In welcoming industry efforts to develop a code of conduct to address unfair practices in the grocery sector, the Australian...

ACCC wins against Coles on bread The Federal Court has banned Australian supermarket giant Coles from making claims that its bread products are ‘freshly baked’ or baked on the day for three years. The...

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...