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Will AmazonFresh disrupt Australia’s bricks-and-mortar market?

This week Down Under

Will AmazonFresh disrupt Australia’s bricks-and-mortar market?

By RJ Whitehead

After months of industry speculation, American e-commerce giant Amazon has finally confirmed that it will expand into Australia. On arrival, its presence has the potential to shake up the Australian retail landscape—with supermarkets in particular facing...

E-commerce growing fast in Oz, but it’s still a tiny niche

Market research

E-commerce growing fast in Oz, but it’s still a tiny niche

By RJ Whitehead

With research suggesting that fewer than half of Australians actually enjoy grocery shopping, why aren’t more people sparing themselves the angst of the supermarket and purchasing their groceries online?

Australians continue to show little supermarket brand loyalty

This week Down Under

Australians continue to show little supermarket brand loyalty

By RJ Whitehead

While most of Australia’s 14.2m grocery-buyers have a supermarket of preference where they do most of their shopping, a relatively low proportion of them do so exclusively at that chain, market research has found.

Almost half of shoppers claimed they simply enjoyed going shopping for groceries

Market research

Asian shoppers more likely to check labels than Americans

By RJ Whitehead

Asian consumers are even more likely to weigh up food labels than their American and European counterparts before deciding which products to buy. More often than not, clean label will get the nod.

New Zealand grocers losing out heavily to supermarkets

New Zealand grocers losing out heavily to supermarkets

By RJ Whitehead

In the year to June 2013, almost three quarters of the country’s NZ$93m weekly average fresh produce expenditure went on supermarket fruit and vegetables, meat, bread, deli foods and fish.

Darrell Lea seals IGA supermarket supply deal

Darrell Lea seals IGA supermarket supply deal

By Oliver Nieburg

Australian confectioner Darrel Lea’s new owners have wasted little time in getting a foothold in the national commercial channels having secured a deal for 1,400 Independent Grocers of Australia (IGA) supermarkets to stock its confections.

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