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Dean Blake, Author at Inside FMCG

Federal Government extends stimulus to $189bn as virus fears impact retail revenue

Federal Government to give $66 billion of support for businesses and workers.

Industry reacts to Government’s stimulus plan

Woolworths introduces measures to support casual workers and workers without leave affected by the outbreak.

PM asks business to support economy in act of “patriotism”

Comments come a day after $155bn wiped from ASX due to coronavirus fears.

January sales fall on back of bushfires: ABS

Spending at supermarkets rose 0.4 per cent, while specialised food retailing fell 1.1 per cent.

AuMake quadruples gross profit in first half of FY20

The spiraling impact of the coronavirus outbreak could have a drastic impact on the business’s core Asian tourist customer.

Burden on CIOs to prep workers for automated future, Gartner says

Many retailers investing in AI to help human and robot collaborate in supply chain, research finds.

Amazon Australia files trademark for pharmacy offer

Amazon signals potential push into pharmaceutical retail in Australia.

Multiple parties considering Caltex acquisition

Petrol operator said there is no certainty a binding proposal will be made.

The key concerns for Australian CEOs in 2020

Concerns around climate change and the global political environment growing.

Aussies to spend $14 billion in the next seven days: NRA

NRA expecting Christmas shopping frenzy to ramp up this week.