About Author

Ruth Hogan

I am the Editor for Inside FMCG website and magazine. Before joining Inside FMCG I worked as a Communications Officer at a disability rights organisation. Over the years I have worked in various journalism and communications roles both in Ireland and Australia. I hold a degree in Journalism from Dublin City University.

Ruth Hogan, Author at Inside FMCG

Supermarkets limit number of shoppers to promote social distancing

Woolworths is adding signage and a coned area outside stores and will work with local centre management security and police to manage queues.

McDonald’s pivots into grocery basics

Businesses adapt and pivot to remain relevant to consumers during COVID-19 restrictions.

Woolworths speeds up supplier payments to ease financial stress

Payments to 1100+ small suppliers across the Group, such as those for Endeavour Group and Big W, will not exceed 14 days.

ACCC will not oppose Asahi-CUB deal after sale of major cider and beer brands

Asahi to sell Strongbow, Bonamy’s and Little Green cider as well as Stella Artois and Beck’s to an ACCC-approved buyer to allay competition concerns.

Catch reports near 300 per cent increase on sales of household goods

Traffic to Catch’s grocery pages rises 467 per cent as consumers gravitate online.

Coles opens three pop-up distribution centres to meet demand, and there’s more to come

Supermarket giant places 7000 staff in two weeks, with a further 5000 jobs on offer across supermarkets, liquor, online, supply chain and bakeries.

Woolworths to hire 20,000 staff in the next month to meet demand in stores and scale up online

Roles available across supermarkets, e-commerce, supply chain and drinks, while the Group also announces rental relief for shopping centre tenants.

How the switch from frozen to fresh catapulted My Muscle Chef to the forefront of ready meals market

Tushar Menon talks muscling his way into the convenience market with healthy and tasty meal options.

Woolworths boosts online deliveries through 41 priority hubs

Woolworths cuts trading hours to scale up online deliveries to the elderly, people with disabilities and those in mandatory self-isolation.

Coles’ acquisition of Jewel Fine Foods gets green light from ACCC

Coles’ acquisition of a major supplier is its first since listing as an independent company on the ASX.