With the new financial year upon us, business information research and analysis group IBISWorld has compiled its annual list of Australian industries set to fly and fall in the next 12 months. According...

UK retailer Marks and Spencer has reaffirmed its commitment to double its retail presence in India through its joint venture in the emerging market.The retailer currently operates 17 stores in India in...

Sales of organic products increased by 5.3% during 2009 despite a cautious consumer environment and the economic downturn, new figures from an industry body claimed yesterday (22 April).The Organic Trade...

* Asda aspires to be market leader in non-food, and clear #2 in food within five years * Chain of 100 Asda supermarkets (smaller food stores) and 150 Asda Living (non-food stores) planned * UK-wide rollout...

Nestle on Friday (19 February) became the latest of the largest food manufacturers to set out its stall for further expansion in the world’s emerging markets. The company, the world’s largest...

China is set to overtake the US as the world’s largest grocery market for the first time by 2014, new research has suggested. According to market research firm IGD, the Chinese grocery market will...

The latest ABS retail trade figures show that sales in December fell 0.7%, seasonally adjusted, although restaurant and takeaway outlets were big winners. Sales declined in every category except Caf├ęs,...

Australia’s largest supermarket operator, Woolworths, has today announced half year sales of $27.2 billion – a 4.2% increase on last year, or 6% when stripping out petrol sales. Woolworths...

UK-based confectioner Cadbury, the subject of a hostile takeover bid from Kraft, has reported their 2009 financial figures overnight, saying revenue growth and margin expansion came in “well ahead...

A leading representative group for Australia’s organic food and farming industry, says that the recent strong growth predictions for the organic industry reflect data and trends identified in ongoing...