Tag: retail sales

Household spending intentions in December highest since 2017

The CommBank Household Spending Intentions Index increased by 2.5% to 115.0 in December, its highest level since the series commenced in July 2017, with the biggest gains in the travel, transport and...

Aussie icons launch limited edition Nutri-Grain Bega cereal

Two iconic Aussie brands have joined forces to launch the new limited-edition Nutri-Grain Bega Peanut Butter Flavour Cereal – a flavour combination of malty Nutri-Grain crunch with a nutty peanut butter hit. Off the...

New PET recycling plant to be built in Melbourne’s west

A joint venture between Pact Group, Cleanaway, Asahi Beverages and Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has been formed to build and operate a new PET plastic recycling facility in Altona North, Melbourne, which...

Take care

While not traditionally a mainstay of the convenience channel, the health and personal care category has great potential, as recent times have shown. Health and personal care products were once the sole domain...

The pop-up drive-through cafe of the future

Opportunities for trend-attuned businesses in the cafe industry, like the sources of quality coffee beans, are endless, according to Barista Technology. Understanding what a future market looks like can be tricky, with most...

Sweets take on tough year

As ‘Forrest Gump’ said, “life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get”. Throw in a global pandemic and rolling lockdowns, and the idiom’s accuracy resonates. So,...

Why you should ask to pay more for a good cup of coffee

When prices are too low, the whole industry suffers and becomes unsustainable. By Pablo & Rusty’s Coffee Roasters CEO Abdullah Ramay. Nothing breaks my heart more than paying a low price for a well-brewed...

Drinks industry adapts and carries on

The non-alcoholic drinks industry’s second year dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic again showed the leadership it had demonstrated in 2020, says Australian Beverages Council Head of Corporate Affairs Cathy Cook. “What the Australian...
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