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Data & analytics

Data & analytics Archives

Inside Retail & U Group

U Ask brings industry-standard research capacity to small FMCG players

Businesses conducting consumer research inevitably bump against corners of the market that are hard to reach. Taking a b...

Fresh food labelling: The new frontier for grocers

Bringing detailed nutritional labelling to raw foods like meat is the new frontier for the food sector.

Why pharmacies are tapping into personalisation

Apps and other digital approaches can benefit both pharmacy consumers and retailers.
Inside Retail & MetraWeather

How accurate weather predictions can boost retailer’s profits

MetraWeather provides businesses with evidence-based information for decision making on staffing, stock levels, energy c...

Opinion: Do we need smarter big box stores?

When done well, technology can make shopping experiences better, but when it comes to large-format stores that are known...

Kerry to build Queensland innovation centre

Kerry’s new development centre will bring an end-to-end food innovation cycle under one roof, reducing time to market fo...

Coles embraces AI for fresh produce management

This move from Coles is just the latest example of Australia’s grocery behemoths embracing a new, tech-enabled future of...

Woolworths takes controlling stake in data analytics firm for $223 million

The company said on Tuesday it will increase its shareholding in Quantium for A$223 million ($173.25 million).

Innovation, not price, will drive grocery giants’ growth, says IbisWorld

According to IbisWorld, online innovation will be the key point for grocery players to expand its market share.

Driven by data: The untapped digital advertising opportunity in grocery

Promotional expenditure accounts for a sizeable 20 per cent of costs in the grocery value chain.

Artisanal turn: the rise of cold brew and nitro coffees

Coffee has been the saving glory for many during the long months in lockdown and has served as the ultimate survival met...

Beyond the meat: What’s driving the next plant-based foods boom

To say plant-based foods are having a moment is an understatement. Green is now mainstream. What was once a niche diet f...

Specialised CRM platform for field teams

Managing a mobile field team can be a tricky business.
home cooking

The revival of home cooking

Pre Covid-19, shoppers were driven by key macro trends including convenience and ethical consumption, but now consumers ...
Hardware Lane in Melbourne's CBD

The suburbs are the future of post-Covid retail

The Covid-19 pandemic delivered a body blow to CBD retailers, but it’s just the latest of their challenges in recent yea...