National Sales Manager, B-Fit, Niki Carlino, shares how his fine arts background has helped shape his creative approach to business and what keeps him motivated.
TPG Telecom shareholders have overwhelmingly backed the proposed merger with Vodafone. The deal could now be finalised as early as next month.
Purchase limits have been reintroduced on pantry staple products in Victorian supermarkets as new cases of COVID-19 spark fears of more panic buying. Victoria is in the midst of a new wave of virus cases, many of which have arisen from community transmissions. The state recorded 20 new cases yesterday and one death and fears
Woolworths has announced it will slash more than 1,300 jobs as it transitions into automated distribution centres. The grocery company has announced they will close two existing facilities in Sydney’s Yennora and Minchinbury and Melbourne’s Mulgrave centre, which will be replaced by two new automated distribution centres in Sydney’s Moorebank Logistics Park. Moorebank was chosen
ALDI distribution centres in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane have been sold to Charter Hall and JV partner Allianz Real Estate in a deal worth $648 million. The logistics properties, which were designed and built by ALDI, were sold on a seven-year lease back term, with multiple seven-year options. The deal includes two Sydney centres located
Shoppers are proving to be the latest tool for companies to keep track of their in-store stock in real-time. Singapore based computer vision solutions and retail analytics company Trax has partnered with Australian crowdsourcing platform Snooper to provide consumer packaged goods brands instant insights via a network of more than 75,000 shoppers. Among the brands
IRI Australia have painted a dire picture of the economic impact of COVID-19 on the Australian economy. According to their COVID-19: Impact on the Australian FMCG Landscape report, the virus has shaken consumer confidence. The research company said global economic growth was already at a significant low of just 2.1% – the lowest level
McCain Foods has pledged to donate a quarter of a million meals to food relief organisations across Australia and NZ to support communities through the COVID-19 crisis. Food relief organisations have seen a recent surge in requests for help as the economic impact of the global pandemic begins to take a toll on families. The
COVID-19 has handed Coles and Woolworths a stellar third quarter. The panic buying that left supermarket shelves bare has had an upside for both grocery rivals. Coles saw sales revenue rise 12.9% overall, up by $9.2 billion compared to this time last year. Their grocery sales were particularly positive, with an increase of 13.1% to
SPC has another fruit brand under their belt, after acquiring superfood brand PomLife, founded in 2008 by the Australian Pomegranate Growers (APG). SPC will assume ownership of PomLife’s Goulburn Valley based manufacturing processing plant and further expand its operations, with plans to integrate their operations into SPC’s Shepparton plant. APG will continue to own and
If you’ve been to a local supermarket lately, you’ll know isolation has sent many of us into a baking frenzy. Flour has been hot stock, as has sugar and yeast and social media is flooded with photos of home baked bread, cakes and pies. And in perfect timing to make the most of those brushed
Police have seized more than 740g of dried tobacco from a property in the Central West of NSW. The five-acre illegal plantation was discovered in Mendooran, north of Dubbo, last week. Officers also found four drying kilns at the property and have estimated the haul to be worth more than $5 million. It has
7-Eleven has been granted interim approval to work with franchisees to reduce trading hours or close stores amid a drop in customer demand due to COVID-19. The ACCC approved the move last week, as 7-Eleven own and operating stores in competition with its franchisees in some areas. ACCC chair Rod Sims said the move was