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Michael Arnold, Author at Inside FMCG - Page 2 of 6

Kmart Westfield Carindale

Kmart opens store at Westfield Carindale

Kmart has launched a new store in Westfield Carindale in response to strong customer demand in the area.

Matt Moran

Grower collective launches premium wine range

Australian chef Matt Moran has partnered with grower-owned collective The Group to launch a new wine range.

Single-use cutlery

South Australia to ban single-use plastics

Single-use plastics will be banned in South Australia, making it the first Australian state to introduce such a policy.

Coles Brabham Whiteman Edge Shopping Centre

New Perth centre to host WA’s first Coles click & collect service

Construction has begun on Perth’s next shopping centre, which is to be home to Western Australia’s first Coles click & collect drive-through service.

Pill in hand

Low-dose CBD products all but cleared for sale in Australian pharmacies

CBD medicines are set to be sold over the counter in Australian pharmacies. Cannabidiol (CBD) products may be cleared for over-the-counter purchase under a proposed Therapeutic Goods Administration reclassification, opening up a potential $200 million market segment. The proposed amendment represents an interim ruling to downgrade CBD against the Poisons Stan…

Most Aussies will stay loyal to new brands found during lockdown

Research shows that the majority of Australian buyers who discovered new products during the coronavirus lockdown will stick with the brands going forward.

PET bottles

Asahi commits to NSW recycling plant

Japanese drinks manufacturer Asahi Beverages will construct a $45 million recycling facility in NSW via a partnership with Pact Group Holdings and Cleanaway Waste Management trading as Circular Plastics Australia.

Unilever to invest US$1bn to eliminate fossil fuels in cleaning products

Unilever, which has enjoyed a significant uptick in demand for its products during the coronavirus pandemic, has committed to a net zero emissions policy for its products by 2039.

Vietnamese craft beers to be brewed in New Zealand

“Giving people a taste of Vietnamese craft beer in New Zealand is going to be a fun journey for us and Behemoth to work together on,” said Heart of Darkness founder John Pemberton.

New factors are changing the behaviour of FMCG shoppers

Asian consumers now have less disposable income following Covid-19 and will be seeking to optimise their basket spend to prioritise health and value needs.