Technology is helping many manufacturers document the production journey, allowing them to confidently assure their customers about their commitment to human rights, the environment, and ethical business practices.
The Australian Made Campaign (AMCL) is calling on consumers to support local growers and manufacturers this Australia Day by looking for the iconic green and gold kangaroo when shopping for genuine Aussie products.
The State of Mobility in Retail report from SOTI finds shoppers want a personalised in-store experience via mobile devices but are unwilling to sacrifice personal data security.
The Internet is a powerful channel that presents new opportunities for touching customers, enriching products and services with information, squeezing out costs through process automation, and redesigning internal business processes through enhanced communication and knowledge sharing.
In response to the devastating bushfires, the Morrison Government has today announced a comprehensive suite of measures to immediately support impacted small businesses.
Building a sustainable retail worker induction should be a key tenet of your business’ commitment to its environmental values. This way, new employees are educated on sustainability from day one.
For a sustainable and ethical future, retailers need to start thinking about overstocks, instead of just focusing on out of stocks.
Innovation is the process of making something new and of value.
1.3 billion tons of food is wasted annually. With customers more concerned about sustainability than ever before, retailers in the business of providing highly perishable foods like produce and meat to consumers find themselves in a position where they need to strengthen sustainability efforts...
Over 30 of Australia’s leading retailers with a combined network of 1,000+ stores have joined forces to provide 100% of profits to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund.
Woolworths, Australia’s largest retailer, today announced it has gone live with WorkJam, the world’s leading digital workplace for frontline team members.
Almost half of Australian bricks-and-mortar small business owners (48%) predict their business will operate entirely online in the future, with more than a quarter (26 %) of these businesses foreseeing this happening in the next three years.
As bushfires continue to ravage parts of the country, retailers are being urged to ensure their workers are kept safe during this time by reviewing and enacting workplace emergency plans.
Most organisations no longer compete based on the products they sell. Today, businesses predominantly compete on the experiences they provide to customers.
CEO encourages fellow retailers to make products that are here to stay.
In today’s digital world, everything is getting faster, and retail is no exception to this. As retailers try to keep up with the new ‘see now, buy now’ economy, speed to market has become a priority. But without a structured process in place, it becomes tricky to manage product deadlines and...
Coca-Cola Australia and Coca-Cola Amatil recently announced that all Coca-Cola soft drink brands (600ml and below) and all water brands (600ml and below) in Australia are now being produced in 100% recycled plastic bottles.
Different organisations and individuals will choose to use various forms of e-business. Some businesses will only use email for communication and don't require a website, whereas others will operate almost entirely online.
What can you expect in 2020? If the rapid pace of change is set to continue, and I believe it is, then it begs the question: “What defines a retailer?”