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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 26th, 2016
Online games remain popular around the world and in Australasia, with many online games adopting a “freemium” approach, which means the games are free to play but cost money to obtain in-game items or features. However, this transfer of real money to virtual money and back again has led to an unregulated surge of online […]
September 25th, 2016
Australians’ expectations regarding the dining experience continued to evolve in 2015, with consumers becoming increasingly enthusiastic foodies and demanding new culinary experiences. As a response to this trend foodservice operators continued to innovate and experiment with formats, menus and concepts. Although most of the innovation was concentrated in standalone and retail locations, the trend was […]
September 21st, 2016
Food and Drink Business’ ‘Breaking Boundaries LIVE Forum’ was held at the Royal Randwick Racecourse on Thursday 4th August 2016. The event connected people from a wide range of areas within the Australian food and beverage industry to talk about new product innovations, new technologies and branding strategies, as well as key considerations for making […]
September 5th, 2016
Close to 90% of the population in Indonesia is Muslim and thus interested in halal certified products. Halal is an Arabic term meaning permissible, with certified products being free from alcohol and certain animal-derived ingredients.
August 23rd, 2016
Post-cultural revolution, China was one of the world’s least developed countries. However, this changed rapidly as the opening of China to foreign investment and encouraging private competition by Deng Xiaoping closed the gap in per capita GDP with other fast-growing economies, outperforming the more established and advanced economies.
August 18th, 2016
Euromonitor International was proud to open the panel session on the future of food at the QSR Detpak Conference 2016 in Sydney, Australia. In her presentation, Lily Lam revealed how changing lifestyles in Australia was fundamentally changing eating habits within the quick service restaurants (QSR) space.