New research from dunnhumby, a company that specialises in customer data science, reveals over a third of Aussies (35 per cent) have noticed the price of groceries across the country is increasing, with many feeling their money being stretched during the COVID-19 pandemic. The dunnhumby Coronavirus: Australia – Attitudes and Behaviour report, which surveyed the … Continue reading Australians feel pinch at grocery checkouts
The Federal Government has begun an evaluation of Australia’s country of origin food labelling system to make sure it’s working for both Aussie consumers and businesses. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the evaluation would help determine if the new system which came into effect in 2018 was helping Australians as intended. … Continue reading Country of origin food labelling evaluation begins
Research by data science specialist dunnhumby in the form of a consumer pulse survey revealed that trust and satisfaction with grocery retailers in Australia has surged following the COVID-19 global pandemic. The COVID-19: Australia – Attitudes and Behaviour report, which surveyed the shopping attitudes, behaviours and satisfaction of 400 consumers in Australia, showed more than … Continue reading Trust high, loyalty low in grocery sector
To navigate the world beyond COVID-19, innovation that improves life for all rather than playing by the rules to manage risk is imperative to growth in the food and beverage industry. Speaking at the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Convention, Kantar Australia’s head of sensory, Dr. Denise Hamblin says that “brand loyalty has … Continue reading Disruption still felt in supermarkets due to Covid-19
Coles and Foodbank have begun a new campaign to enable poor local families to be assisted by shoppers in South Australia.
Pressure is mounting for Coles to move eggs into refrigerated aisles in a move to protect consumers from salmonella, a practice currently rolling out at Woolworths.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Woolworths Limited, alleging the supermarket giant engaged in unconscionable conduct in dealings with a large number of its supermarket suppliers, in contravention of the Australian Consumer Law.
IGA Romeo’s Food Hall at the MLC Centre will today open its doors to customers, providing a shopping option in the heart of Sydney’s business district.
The massive fragmentation of consumers’ beliefs about health is contributing to the break-up of traditional food and beverage markets and opening the doors of opportunity for start-ups and small brands.
Foodland Supermarkets will build 22 new stores across South Australia and develop a major new warehouse/distribution centre as part of a five year $200 million expansion program.
Over 40 per cent of retailers are set to increase technology budgets in the next twelve months in a move to meet changes in consumer behaviour for online and mobile retail sales, according to the inaugural CommBank Retail Insights report
Collectively, Australia’s supermarket and grocery stores and fuel retailing industries will generate an estimated $ AUD 125.1 billion in 2015-16.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s chairman has criticised major supermarket chains over their implementation of the voluntary grocery industry code of conduct.
ALDI Australia is commencing recruitment for almost 400 new positions across Western Australia, as it prepares for statewide expansion in 2016.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is investigating reports about the approach supermarket retailers are taking to implement the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct (Code).
Fast food giant McDonald’s has been under a cloud in recent years as its US customers turn to alternatives. In this “Fast food reinvented” series we explore what the food sector is doing to keep customers hooked and sales rising.
As Wesfarmers and Woolworths continue to battle for leadership across different retail categories in Australia, Julia Illera from Euromonitor International assesses how successful they’ve been.
Reader’s Digest has once again completed its annual Trusted Brands competition, recognising and rewarding manufacturers that have earned the public’s nod of approval.