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What will retail look like post Covid-19

Gary Mortimer says the post-Covid-19 consumer will behave very differently and will be overly cautious about their health and spending.

Goodbye to the crowded office: how coronavirus will change the way we work together

Staggered shifts, enforced flexitime, and 24/7 operations may become the norm, along with working remotely.

Frozen, tinned fruit and veg enjoy record highs amid COVID-19 stockpiling

Despite an increase in volume sales for fresh veg, those that store well such as potatoes, carrots and onions had the most sales growth to the category.

Kellogg ANZ ramps up food donations to support communities during health crisis

“As a food company, we have a critical role to play in helping combat food insecurity and feed those in need,” Esme Borgelt, MD at Kellogg Australia said.

One in five Aussies buying extra alcohol

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education wants to stamp out problem drinking by restricting marketing and delivery services.

Reckitt Benckiser supports Meals on Wheels with $1m product donation

Glen 20, Pine O Cleen and Dettol products will be distributed to the elderly community through the charity over the next eight months.

The last thing companies should be doing right now is paying dividends

OPINION: “Many very large companies have too little cash to ride out sharp downturns.”

The unlikely winners amid COVID-19 stockpiling

First, it was toilet paper and hand sanitiser being stripped from shelves, but as consumers adjust to life in lockdown, a number of surprising trends have emerged.

COVID carb-loading: Average household has stocked up on 2-3 months’ worth of pantry staples

Nielsen research finds the average Australian household has enough rice for 65 days, pasta to last 63 days and noodles to last 55 days.

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.