12:54PM | Friday, 14 December 2012 | Gumtree was the most searched for local brand in Australia this year, Google’s Brand Zeitgeist reveals, while Coles’ “Down, down” campaign was the most searched for advertisement.
8:40PM | Wednesday, 29 August 2012 | A racist job ad has highlighted the need for business to establish clear rules of conduct for contractors.
6:28PM | Thursday, 7 June 2012 | Boutique food producers could soon find it easier to stock their products in Coles, after the supermarket giant announced its plan to sell more “hidden local gems” in certain stores.
4:06PM | Monday, 23 April 2012 | Coles’ revamp of their flybuys program begs the question – how do you engender loyalty in your own customers?
2:10AM | Wednesday, 8 February 2012 | Trucking entrepreneur Lindsay Fox has hit out at the dominance of Coles and Woolworths, claiming that they are “dictating” terms to every link in the retail chain.
1:59PM | Tuesday, 31 January 2012 | Australia’s food retail sector will undergo subdued growth in the March quarter, according to the Australian Food and Grocery Council CHEP Retail Index, following stronger sales in December.
1:11AM | Friday, 20 January 2012 | The US’ jobless rate has fallen to a four-year low, raising hopes that the world’s largest economy is beginning to recover.
12:40PM | Monday, 19 December 2011 | Shoppers told to “know their rights” this Christmas Retailers have been put on notice after the consumer watchdog said shoppers should “know their rights” this Christmas with regard to guarantees, warranties and refunds.
11:54PM | Monday, 28 November 2011 | The Australian Food and Grocery Council is urging the Federal Government to appoint a Supermarket Ombudsman to control the amount of shelf space taken up by home brand products.
11:11AM | Friday, 4 November 2011 | Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has reportedly agreed to step down after dropping plans to hold a referendum on the crucial Eurozone bailout.