coronavirus Archives - Inside FMCG

More Australians are worried about a recession and an increasingly selfish society than about coronavirus itself

Young people admit to buying larger than normal amounts of medication and food than older people in recent study.

Nestlé pushes back closure of Tongala dairy operations to meet demand

Nestle will delay the closure of tinned milk production to maintain product supply during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Consumer confidence hits rock bottom

ANZ-Roy Morgan reports confidence at lowest historical record at 65.3.

NSW Premier urges manufacturers to re-tool to ease shortage of medical supplies

“This is a call to arms for NSW manufacturers to look at ways to convert production lines into making the items we so desperately need,” Premier Gladys Berejiklian said.

Free and discounted resources for businesses during COVID-19

A collection of free and discounted tools and services for FMCG businesses, retailers and employees.

Coles confirms two COVID-19 cases among Victorian team members

Coles and Liquorland stores in question remain open on the advise of the Victorian Department of Health.

ACCC boss says competition will survive COVID-19 pandemic

ACCC chair Rod Sims says an open, market economy is “essential to the prosperity of all Australians”.

Which jobs are most at risk from the coronavirus shutdown?

“It’s reasonable to think the jobs of about 900,000 are already under threat.” – Jeff Borland, Professor of Economics, University of Melbourne.

Coles shoppers to pack their own bags as supermarket ramps up efforts to prevent spread of COVID-19

Shoppers will have less contact with employees at the checkouts and staff will be rotated regularly.

NSW supermarkets and pharmacies permitted to operate 24 hours a day

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and NRA applaud the new trading hours.