Heather McIlvaine, Author at Inside FMCG

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Heather McIlvaine

Heather McIlvaine, Author at Inside FMCG

Demand for ‘essential’ products powers The Reject Shop into profit

Discount retail chain The Reject Shop has reported a $1.1 million profit in FY20 off the back of strong demand for everyday essentials across the cleaning, grocery, pet care and toiletry categories.

Woolworths takes stake in tech startup Longtail UX

Longtail UX, an Australian company that promises to increase the return on investment from online search and digital advertising spend, has raised $2.25 million from Woolworths Group’s venture capital arm, W23, and Global Retail Brands.

Kmart unveils new ‘K Hub’ format in former Target stores

Three former Target Country stores have already been converted. Dozens more will soon follow.

Woolies changes mask policy in response to rising case numbers

New guidance issued following the extension of mandatory masks to the entire state of Victoria.

Metcash enters binding agreement to acquire Total Tools

Wholesaler moves forward with acquisition of national tool retail franchise.

McDonald’s has started building its 1000th restaurant in Australia

The global fast food brand will open its first sustainable flagship in Australia later this year.

Target now selling thousands of products on Catch

Wesfarmers takes another step towards integrating the two companies.

Flora & Fauna founder takes aim at plastic packaging

Flora & Fauna CEO Julie Mathers has launched a campaign to encourage businesses to stop using plastic satchels and bubble wrap.

“A smart move”: Why Woolworths is expanding B2B offer

The supermarket is expected to launch a new online shopping site for business customers this year.

Inside T2’s new, sustainable HQ in Melbourne

Collaborative breakout spaces, environmentally-friendly design decisions and more at the T2 HQ in Collingwood.