Costco will be good for suppliers, consumers

Costco will be good for suppliers, consumers

Bulk discount retailer Costco will be good for both New Zealand suppliers and consumers. FGC Chief Executive Katherine Rich welcomed the announcement that the world’s second biggest retailer is seeking consents to build a 14,000sqm warehouse in Westgate in Auckland....

Helping consumers lead healthier lives

When I know so much is being done by the dairy industry to be good stewards of the land and to produce high-quality nutritious foods, I get disappointed to read such negativity about our No 1 industry. The idea that dairy farmers are happily collecting their big...
Suppliers caught in Coles-Woolworths crossfire

Suppliers caught in Coles-Woolworths crossfire

Suppliers to the Australian supermarket duopoly of Coles and Woolworths are being squeezed as the companies fight for market share, according to a brand building specialist. Troy McKinna says to steal market share from each other and to combat ALDI’s low prices, Coles...

Crafting brand transparency

Getting food labelling right is critical to any food business. Consumers rely on it and sometimes it’s a matter of life and death. Food safety in New Zealand is assumed, but there are many countries where consumers don’t have the same faith, and for good reason....
Woolworths increases lead in Australia market

Woolworths increases lead in Australia market

Woolworths has increased its lead as Australia’s top grocery retailer, taking its share of the total grocery market to 34% last year, up 1.4 percentage points on a year earlier, according to market research company Roy Morgan’s Supermarket & Fresh Food Currency...

Marketing to children

The NZ Herald asked for a response to a survey of 33 Wellington children aged 11 to 13 around marketing tactics such as catchy songs or slogans, free toys and competitions and highlighted the use of sports sponsorship in food marketing. When asked what they would do...
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