Opinion on Food in Australia

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CommentWire
CommentWire

BAT: courtroom embarrassment

BAT has been ordered to pay compensation to a cancer victim in Australia. An Australian judge threw out BAT's defense after the company destroyed internal documents relevant to the plaintiff's case. While the damages awarded may not harm BAT's huge profits, it could affect investor confidence and ultimately its share price.

Published By Datamonitor
15 Apr 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

Shell/Coles Myer: alliance may prompt fuel price war

Coles Myer is going head to head with Woolworths in the fuel retailing business to drive growth among its supermarkets and other outlets. While the alliance may help grow sales, Coles Myer will need to be wary of the wafer-thin margins in fuel retailing while Woolworths will surely fight hard to maintain its share.

Published By Datamonitor
27 May 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

Retail fuel: price war looming in Oz

Competition is hotting up between Coles Myer [CML.AX ] and Woolworths [WOW.AX] in the fuel retailing sector. Coles Myer is rebranding 150 service stations in Victoria and is expected to offer an even more attractive discount scheme to its rival. With Woolworths further expanding its fuel retailing operations, and both companies operating discount schemes, the market is heading towards a price war.

Published By Datamonitor
29 Jul 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

Cadbury: saving the world one milk tray at a time

Cadbury Schweppes [CSG] is investigating consumer reactions to new biodegradable packaging in Australia, before deciding whether to replicate the technology in Europe. Rising consumer and governmental concerns are making it essential for businesses to explore environmentally friendly packaging alternatives.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Nov 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

San Miguel: no half measures

San Miguel, most famous for its leading beer brand, has been expanding aggressively outside this sphere in recent years, and it has now won a lengthy battle with Fonterra to get its hands on National Foods, the largest Australian dairy company. While clinching the deal is good news for San Miguel, it is an ambitious step that is more of a gamble than previous acquisitions.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Apr 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

Savory snacks: Australian mid-lifers eclipse youngsters

Given the global impact of the health megatrend, it may come as some surprise to see that, between 1999 and 2009, Australia's savory snacks market is set to grow in value at 6.2% year on year. However, as Datamonitor's ConsumerGraphics database reveals, it is middle aged Aussies that snack makers should be targeting, rather than kids, but they should do so with healthier products such as pretzels.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Apr 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

Australian ice-cream: baby-boomers boost sales

Australia has one of the world's highest spends per capita on ice-cream, particularly among the large 35-54 year old baby boomer consumer segment. These hard-working, affluent consumers are demanding high quality, tasty ice-cream, to reward them after a long day. However, they are demanding these tasty treats without the negative health implications that ice-cream normally brings.

Published By Datamonitor
02 Jun 2005
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CommentWire

Coles Myer: plotting a tri-brand triumph

The private label phenomenon is going global, with Australian supermarket chain Coles looking to replicate the success of retailers such as Tesco and Wegman's by rolling out a multi-tiered private label offering. This approach is a novel means by which the chain can differentiate itself in the increasingly competitive Australian retail landscape.

Published By Datamonitor
27 Jun 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

Homegrown foods: Australian minister calls for supermarket imports overhaul

Australia's federal agriculture minister has stated that he will call an emergency meeting of the country's food regulation council to push for greater cooperation and tougher labeling laws to tackle global competition and protect local producers. His suggestion that Coles and Woolworths change their buying policies in line with this initiative could prove key to safeguarding homegrown produce.

Published By Datamonitor
19 Jul 2005
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Cookies and sweet biscuits: Australians say chocs away

Published By Datamonitor
03 Aug 2005

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