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Australia & Oceania

Sustainability and Fairtrade Becomes a Global Movement

by and December 29th, 2016

Sustainability is a narrative that transcends specific markets, regions and industries. It is a truly global movement that is driven by the ever increasing importance of corporate social responsibility, demand for transparent business structures, and the deeply concerning questions around food and water security and carbon footprint, resulting in unprecedented emphasis being placed on companies […]

The Craft Revolution Continues in New Zealand’s Alcoholic Drinks Market

by November 5th, 2016

New Zealand consumers have developed a strong affinity with craft beer and this ultimately transitioned into the emergence of craft ciders. Recognising the growing influence of craft beers and cider, the major alcoholic drinks companies, such as DB Breweries Ltd and Lion Pty Ltd developed the craft portfolio in both beer and cider. The strength […]

Euromonitor to speak at PLMA & AFGC’s 6th Annual Private Label Seminar 2016

by November 1st, 2016

Event Name: PLMA & AFGC’s 6th Annual Private Label Seminar Date: Thursday 10th November Location: Sydney, Australia Event Description: The Australian Food and Grocery Council and Private Label Manufacturers Association are pleased to invite members from both organisations to the annual Private Label and Brands Seminar. As the competitive retail landscape gets tougher, top line […]

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 […]

Digitalisation Influences all Personal Accessories Categories in Australia

by October 16th, 2016

Digitalisation remains a key factor influencing both innovation and sales across all personal accessories companies, with consumers in Australia quick to take up new technologies having become increasingly dependent on digital technology in their everyday lives. Digitalisation can have both a positive and negative affect on sales in personal accessories, with writing instruments and watches […]

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 […]

Major International Franchises Lead Hotbed of Innovation in New Zealand’s Fast Food Market

by October 2nd, 2016

McDonald’s New Zealand maintained its leading position in fast food in 2015 through continuous innovations in both its menu offerings and digital customer engagement initiatives. The key driver of value growth for McDonald’s has been its introduction of a new gourmet burger bar called Create Your Taste, which allows customers to create their own burgers […]

Fashion Friday: Chinese Tourists Looking to Australia as a Fashion Destination

by September 30th, 2016

Chinese tourists are visiting Australia with the intention to shop. Many of these tourists are buying luxury brands while they visit Australia, as the country has built its status as a luxury shopping destination with the arrival of many global luxury companies. National tourism campaigns are also specifically directed at Chinese tourists. According to Euromonitor […]