Barcode company GS1 is about to launch its GoScan app. With the support of a range of food industry partners – including the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC), major supermarkets and food manufacturers...

Higher initial reimbursements for promotional expenses are now available for eligible exporters. Australia’s Federal Minister for Trade and Competitiveness Dr Craig Emerson announced last week that those...

California’s Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has voted to prevent restaurants from supplying toys and other promotions with high-calorie children’s meals. The ordinance bans the inclusion...

The UK’s largest retailer has launched the first of its new “Buy One, Get One Free Later” deals, designed in response to alarming research showing the high levels of food waste. Such...

In the wake of concerns about the waste created by ‘buy-one-get-one-free’ offers (BOGOFs), UK retailer Sainsbury’s has introduced a new, but similar offer, to tackle such concerns. The...

Tesco has launched a different kind of bogof promotion in its latest bid to help UK consumers lower their carbon footprint. The UK’s largest retailer said that shoppers would see “Buy One Get...

Coles has withdrawn a petrol price promotion at the request of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The supermarket chain was to reward heavy spenders at their supermarkets with a substantial...

The CEO of Safeway, one of America’s largest supermarket chains, has recommended all supermarket operators focus on ‘everyday low prices’ rather than promotions in order to lure the budget...

Coles has continued with their aggressive discounting plan, offering a 10 per cent rollback to seniors this week. The supermarket chain last week instigated a brief petrol price battle with a 40 cents...

A new study from New Zealand has indicated that supermarket chains are much more likely to discounts unhealthy drinks than healthier alternatives. The research, published in Nutrition & Dietetics by...