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Major retail chains yield to consumer pressure over facial scans

Two retailers refused to back down before being reported today to have paused the technology.

Facing up: Choice reveals retailers scanning customer ‘faceprints’ on entry

Kmart, The Good Guys and Bunnings were found to use facial recognition technology to identify customers who enter stores...

Chemist Warehouse accused of price tampering during Black Friday sales

According to a report by consumer advocate Choice, at least three products saw prices a collective 38 per cent higher th...

Can too much choice overload consumers?

Psychologists found supermarket shoppers confronted with a larger choice range were more likely to make a sub-optimal ch...

Choice blasts Freedom Foods over “bag of sugar”

Shonkys takes aim at Health Star Rating and singles out XO Crunch for "health washing".

This week in FMCG

The top FMCG news stories from this week.

Choice urges ministers to act on health star rating

Lower Health Star Rating may lead to penalising products with high sugar content.

Customers more satisfied with local supermarkets: Choice

Locally produced goods and ease of parking push smaller chains ahead.

Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Smash makes it on Choice Shonkys list

Choice Shonkys 2018 names and shames misleading brands.

CHOICE calls for better alcoholic drinks labelling

Consumer group wants kilojoule labelling to be improved.

Coles referred to ACCC

Consumer group calls for product to be pulled from shelves.

Coles chief says expensive grocery prices are ‘crazy’

Supermarket giant plans to convert an additional 180 stores to include bakeries.

ALDI emerges as cheapest supermarket in Australia

CHOICE survey reveals the most expensive grocery.

CHOICE launches campaign against latest product industry proposal

Consumer group against removal of product weight on packaging.

EFA welcomes new free range egg labelling standard

It will inform consumers of hen stock density on packaging.

Watchdog takes court action on “flushable” wipes

ACCC files case against Kimberly-Clark and rival Pental for "misleading" wipes claims.

Vanish defends product after Choice Shonky shame

Consumer advocacy group names this year's 'worst performing products'.

CHOICE statements ‘disingenuous’

Confectionery industry slams suggestions they are not doing their part in the Health Star Rating System.

CHOICE calls out junk food giants

Consumer group encourages major brands to roll out Health Stars Ratings on all their products.