Australia & Oceania


The Evolving Fast Food Landscape in Australasia

by February 16th, 2016

Fast food companies in Australia and New Zealand continue to face pressure from multiple sides, as rental rates squeeze company margins, technology trends push the need for digital innovation both in-store and online, health and ethical trends drive menu changes, and fast casual brands cannibalise sales from traditional quick service restaurants (QSRs). The fast food […]


Euromonitor to Speak at ausdrinks Asia Pacific Regional Beverages Summit 2016

by February 13th, 2016

ausdrinks Asia Pacific Regional Beverages Summit 2016 Location: Doltone House – Darling Island Wharf, Sydney, Australia Date: 21-22 March 2016 Event Description: The 2016 ausdrinks Regional Beverages Summit, being run in conjunction with the International Council of Beverages Associations (ICBA), features a two day conference program which addresses key issues that have a direct impact […]


Consumer Lifestyles in Australia: Australian Diners Buck Worldwide Trends and Stick with Fast Food

by February 12th, 2016

A recent report from the BBC first highlighted one of the well-accepted stereotypes of Australia—“a sporty, outdoorsy place full of fit people and open spaces”—before revealing the truth: Australians are amongst the fattest people in the world. Indeed, just more than 30% of Australian adults (those aged 15 years-old and older) were classified as obese […]


Australia’s Automotive Fortunes Assured in the Short Term but Disruptors to the Long-term Potential are Many

by January 7th, 2016

A combination of low interest rates and oil prices, employment gains and healthy economic growth are boosting Australia’s automotive fortunes in the short term. Australian consumers also continue to defect to versatile vehicles such as SUVs in their droves which is supporting replacement demand. The likelihood of rising oil prices and interest rates and an […]