Over half of Australians say they would spend more with a retailer who offers a loyalty program over one who does not says Nielsen research. According to Nielsen, six in 10 Australians are more likely...

A report from the market research organisation, the Nielsen Global Survey of Loyalty Sentiment, has examined the reasons why consumers switch brands, service providers or retailers. The Nielsen Global...

Some say the typical Australian “milk bar” or “corner store” has all but disappeared. Yet, new formats for convenience food shopping in Australia are doing well. There is a boom in “defined convenience...

International financial service provider, Rabobank, has said that US retailer food brands will increase by 25 – 30 per cent within the next decade. The recent report, “What Would Apple Do? How Can...

A new Australian-invented smartphone app is being promoted to replace customer loyalty cards in restaurants, cafes, and shops in Australia. The Wealie iPhone app, created by Australian Patrick Schilling,...

* Pre-tax profits up 10%; trading profits rise 12% * Turnover climbs almost 7% * Asia trading profits increase 18.9% UK retail giant Tesco yesterday (20 April) booked a 10.1% rise in annual profits as...

The latest Nielsen Top 100 Brands – released this week – has shown food products dominating the leading grocery products in 2009, with Cadbury claiming top place in consumers’ hearts. The...

Analysis of supermarkets’ loyalty schemes by consumer group Choice has questioned the merits of rewards programs for shoppers, arguing that most will have to wait a long time before receiving any...

Woolworths’ Everyday Rewards scheme has helped boost sales at Australia’s largest supermarket chain, according to its Chief Executive. Michael Luscombe, speaking at a corporate breakfast earlier...

The global financial crisis has not only impacted grocery purchasing behaviour but also the adoption of loyalty cards, usage rates of Australia’s largest loyalty card scheme suggest. General Manager...