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COVID-19

COVID-19 Archives

How to manage your workforce in a post-lockdown world

Working from home is here to stay, but connection and time with team members and colleagues will always be necessary.
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Aussie food company helps Bali community get back on its feet

All proceeds of the sale of Curry for a Cause Balinese simmer sauces will go directly to the locals.

‘Panic-buying’ events are the new normal; here’s how supply chains have adapted

I live in Perth. Like most people here, on Sunday I was ready for a busy week of getting the kids to school, going to wo...

Brisbane’s lockdown ends tonight, masks mandatory in retail for next 10 days

Brisbane will end its three-day lockdown at 6pm on Monday 11, after the state recorded its third straight day with zero ...

A disrupted Christmas and quieter New Year – but what of 2021?

More than half of consumers surveyed expect this year's festive season will be different - typically, quieter.
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How employees can manage the ‘pandemic workday’

Yes, Zoom fatigue is a real thing.

Nielsen names winning breakthrough innovation products

Research company Nielsen has released Bases, a list of the Top Breakthrough Innovation winners for the year.

September sees bump in administrations as reality sinks in for ‘zombie’ businesses

So-called ‘zombie’ businesses that have been kept alive through government support, rather than market forces, are begin...
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Covid-19 has fuelled the greatest change in FMCG sector in 100 years

Even as society reopens post Covid-19, Australians are likely to remain homebodies, according to research undertaken by ...
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What challenges has Covid-19 thrown at the non-food retail industry?

Adapting to the pandemic situation is crucial for business success, but understanding the end-to-end ramifications of ch...

Vending machine company pivots to PPE offer

Queensland company Now Retail Group is launching Australia’s first vending machine for health products, Health Pod.

More than half of Vic retailers glad restrictions weren’t eased, survey shows

Businesses across Victoria are divided on the state’s lockdown measures, with around fifth surveyed saying the Andrews G...

Grocery prices have risen since Covid-19 crisis arrived

More than a third of Australians have observed that grocery prices are increasing, at a time when income levels are cons...

Why FMCG companies should explore China opportunities as Covid impact fades

Chinese people are getting back to work, shopping, eating out and trying to get back to “normal” after the Covid-19 lock...

Pharmacists disturbed by Queensland Covid-19 testing plan

Queensland’s pharmacists are concerned by instructions from the state’s government for Covid-19 testing to take place in...

SA Govt launches plan to protect pharmacies in event of Covid-19 outbreak

South Australia’s state government has created a $200,000 emergency fund to help community pharmacies continue to provid...

Panic buying wasn’t the only reason supermarkets ran out of stock

As Melbourne enters its toughest lockdown yet, what lessons have been learned about demand?

Woolworths trials QR code contact tracing in Victoria, NSW

Woolies switches several stores into online deliveries to support the vulnerable communities in Melbourne.

Melbourne supermarkets commit to adhere to Covid-19 curfew

Supermarket giants in Melbourne have adhered to the new government-imposed curfew at 8pm and the product limit restricti...

SodaStream, hospital invent respiratory device for Covid-19 patients

SodaStream and Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital work together on address the lack of respiratory devices in hospitals.