Dean Blake, Author at Inside FMCG

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Dean Blake, Author at Inside FMCG

Foodland investing $300m into upscaling SA business

Supermarket chain Foodland is investing $300 million into a five-year plan that will see stores refurbished, new stores created, and 2,500 new jobs created in South Australia.

Young workers score massive pay increase from FWC

Some young workers will see their pay more than double starting next February, after a decision handed down yesterday by the Fair Work Commission.

Amazon, AliExpress, Catch and eBay sign online product safety pledge

With the meteoric growth seen in the e-commerce market in 2020, four of Australia’s largest online players have signed onto the ACCC’s new Australian Product Safety Pledge to protect consumers from unsafe goods.

Woolies outlines South Australia trading hours as state enters lockdown

With the state entering a forced lockdown after a cluster of Covid-19 cases emerged, Woolworths and Coles are extending trading hours in South Australia in order to ensure residents can get access to essential goods.

Coles shuts out striking warehouse workers

Coles has locked out around 350 warehouse workers at its Smeaton Grange distribution centre after they went on strike this morning.

Nestle unveils new names for racist lollies

Red Skins and Chicos are no more.

Kraft Heinz loses bid to change Bega’s packaging

US food giant loses bid to appeal a Federal Court decision that favoured Bega.

Woolworths commits to use 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025

Woolworths is the latest business in Australia to commit to power all of its operations through renewable energy by 2025, the business announced this week.

Calabria buys up Deakin Estate, La La Land and Azahara wines

Under the agreement, Calabria will now produce all wines under each brand, as well as handle the marketing and operations.

Coles and Bunnings clean up at the Shonkys

Coles and Bunnings home brand cleaning products have been found to be less effective than plain old water in Choice’s annual Shonkys.