Third Review in Singapore-Australia Free Trade Pact

by October 30th, 2016

‘Singapore and Australia are natural partners.’ said Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Australian Financial Review on October 12 2016 at the time of welcoming the Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong to Canberra for bilateral talks. Singapore and Australia shares a close relationship in many respects, most interestingly in trade. New initiatives […]

Unpopularity of Internet Retailing for Home Improvement and Gardening in Australia

by October 9th, 2016

The rise of internet retailing and m-commerce has changed the retail landscape for many Australian retailers. The widening ownership of smartphones has made shopping online even easier and more convenient for consumers. Retailers continue to integrate their shopping channels and allow consumers to make purchases across channels or with alternative pick-up options. Both desktop and […]

Energy and Water Efficiency Remains Key Factors Driving Growth in Australia

by June 28th, 2016

The Equipment Energy Efficiency (E3) programme is a joint programme between the Australian and New Zealand governments to instill a single programme with aligned energy standards and labelling for equipment and appliances including computers, dishwashers, refrigeration appliances, lighting, heating and cooling appliances, televisions and even video games consoles. Each item of electrical equipment is rated […]

Holiday Purchasing Trends for Consumers in Australia and New Zealand

by , , and December 8th, 2015

  In this video, Euromonitor International’s research team identifies holiday trends in food, alcoholic drinks, retailing, apparel and toys and games in Australia and New Zealand. Due to the popularity of celebrity chefs and cooking shows, Australians are more interested in fresh food than ever before. Consumers will be looking for fresh, local and responsibly-sourced […]