Insights

Mobile Delivers Christmas Cheer to Smart Shoppers

During December 2014, almost half (44%) of all Australians with connected mobiles used their phone to search online for gift ideas in the lead up to Christmas. With 7 in 10 Australians now owning a smartphone and ownership and adoption continuing to grow in Australia, the shopping landscape is...

We Are What We Eat

Health and wellness are hot topics around the globe, but the obesity rate is high—and rising. The good news, however, is that consumers around the world are taking steps to take charge of their health.

Discount Discovery. How Australians Have Embraced ALDI

The market potential of the ALDI brand in Australia is subject to increasing scrutiny by the supermarket market majors and independents, pure online grocery players, suppliers, investors, property landlords, regulators and consumers! With such a long list of interested parties it’s worth...

Winning in Winter: Cold Weather Fuels Pharmacy Sales

Sales of over-the-counter (OTC) pharmacy products is now a $5 billion industry in Australia – growing at a healthy five percent over the past 12 months. The latest quarter, which included the winter season, delivered even stronger growth. Notable sales increases for the vitamins and supplements,...

An Apple a Day Keeps Chocolate at Bay

Eating between meals is almost unanimously widespread. Research from The Nielsen Global Survey on Snacking has revealed that 96 percent of Australians say they regularly consume snack foods. And while Aussies’ healthy habits do prevail overall - it's only by a slim margin. The concerning number...