The two major Australian supermarket groups, Woolworths and Coles, have been listed as the 17th and 18th largest retailers respectively by global consulting group Deloitte in its recent “Global Powers...

Brands and retailers should be investing time into social media according to latest research by global market research company Nielsen, which found that social media usage continued to grow 37 per cent...

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...

According to a recent report issued by Euromonitor  (www.euromonitor.com) about the internationalisation of retailing,  there are numerous  logistical challenges for global grocery retailing. These...

The Center for Food Integrity (CFI), a U.S. not-for-profit organisation established in 2007 to build consumer trust and confidence in the food system, is to be launched in Australia in October 2012. Some...

An Australian delivery service has established a way for online consumers to receive their parcels at the local convenience store, rather than having to collect them from an Australia Post outlet. ParcelPoint...

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s chairman Rod Sims has announced that the ACCC will not appeal the Full Federal Court’s decision to allow Metcash’s acquisition of the Franklins...

A new Meat Standards Australia (MSA) symbol that identifies beef that has met an independent consumer standard for tenderness, juiciness and flavour, has been rolled out to butchers and fresh food retailers...

Market research organisation IBISWorld has predicted that A$9.8 billion will be spent on food in Australia this Christmas – a timid 3.4 per cent increase spending in 2010. According to IBISWorld,...

Research published today by market research organisation, IBISWorld, predicts that Australians will spend A$25.4 Billion on alcoholic beverages in 2011-12. According to the research, Australians are increasingly...