The deterioration in economic conditions is set to lead to more cautious spending by UK consumers at Christmas but food and drink spend is unlikely to be affected, according to GfK NOP’s new Christmas...

Woolworths Chief Executive through the mid-nineties, Reg Clairs, has outlined concerns about the future of food production in Australia due to the trend toward retailers taking greater control within the...

Cost-conscious grocery store habits US consumers developed during the faltering economy in the first six months of 2008 are destined to have a long-term impact on national shopping behavior, according...

Decisions by manufacturers to shrink product sizes in order to prevent price hikes have disappointed consumers, who instead seek larger package sizes with lower cost per serving. In more positive news...

The battle between national brands and private labels is heating up in America with supermarket chain Publix launching a promotional campaign pitting their home brands against national brands in a ploy...

Coles new Housebrand Quality Brand Standards will assist the retailer to enhance the nutritional value of its housebrand foods. The brand standards document sets targets in areas such as salt, fat and...

Business confidence amongst Australian fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturers has taken a turn for the worse with 45 per cent suggesting business conditions have deteriorated in the past 12 months,...