Retailers in NSW are calling on the NSW Government to implement new measures to help reduce business costs and support jobs during the economic downturn. At the Jobs Summit in Sydney yesterday retailers...

Retailers and consumer goods manufacturers are increasingly looking at ways to become more ‘consumer-centric’ as the importance of understanding buyer behaviour becomes more critical in light...

Peak retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has supported the Rudd Government’s announcement of its $10.4 billion Economic Security Strategy including handouts and tax rebates...

New findings suggest that many customers concerned with the environment are not following through by purchasing environmentally friendly products. Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), a leading global provider...

New research has established a number of methods to assist CPG companies prosper in spite of rising economic pressure and falling consumer demand, with important lessons for companies of all sizes. Top...

A leading academic and legal expert on food believes there is a growing body of evidence to indicate that the concept of “food miles” is badly flawed and might well breach Australia’s...

Peak retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has hit out at the decision of new WA Premier Colin Barnett to reject full deregulation of the state’s  trading laws. ARA Executive...

The annual Food and Health Survey, commissioned by the International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC), has identified current American consumer attitudes toward food, health and nutrition. Health/Diet Perception...

Checkpoint Systems and Sealed Air Cryovac have reportedly created the first integrated and automated anti-theft tagging system for direct contact with fresh food products. The combination of Checkpoint’s...

The current economic climate has been blamed for rising shoplifting figures. Theft from Australian stores has risen from 1.5% of revenue up to 2% since November according to the Australian Retail Association...