Consumers are increasingly demanding easy-to-use food options that can quickly create a healthy meal. So how does seafood compare in the area of convenience, and is there an opportunity for seafood producers to tap further into this growth trend?
While Australia celebrates cultural diversity, new research shows that grocery manufacturers need to step up their game to better meet the needs of multicultural shoppers. With product disloyalty among consumers at an all-time high globally, the biggest grocery manufacturers in Australia have a lot...
Australian consumers are turning to preventative measures to survive the 2019 flu season. And this quest to boost immunity has also translated into strong sales performance for preventative cold and flu vitamins in Australia and in export sales of these products to China.
Australian shoppers are more time-constrained when buying their food and groceries, with shoppers now making four trips less per month when compared to 2015. From supermarkets to convenience stores, butchers to bakeries, fast food restaurants to pharmacies, the latest Nielsen Shopper Trends report...
2018 marked one of the biggest turnarounds in the Australian grocery industry in 10 years, with the percentage of sales on promotion dropping to 38% and the amount wasted on price promotion down to $10.1 billion.
Corporate responsibility and sustainability strategies can take many different forms depending on the individual retail sector, but one thing is clear: consumers are using their spending power to influence the change they want to see on environmental issues.
The online grocery sector in Australia has shown strong growth as the level of trust, ease and willingness to purchase increases among online shoppers. When looking at countries that have shown the biggest increase in online shoppers for fresh groceries over the past year, Australia ranked fifth.
Catering to the traditions, attitudes and shopping behaviours of multicultural consumers is a sizeable growth opportunity for Australian fruit and vegetable growers and retailers.
The Australian grocery sector continues to wade through a prolonged period of low growth. There are still opportunities to turn this around, however, by tapping into growing consumer demand for items on both ends of the price spectrum - value and premium.
There are fewer opportunities to convert a shopper to a sale while in-store. Retailers and manufacturers need to think very deeply about how to best influence each shopping experience to maximise the potential of a sale.