Retail

Artifical intelligence technology to launch at NZ supermarket chain Foodstuffs

Written by Foodservice Magazine.   New Zealand retailer, Foodstuffs, is unveiling world-first, artificial intelligence technology that brings the checkout to the shopping trolley. Auckland-based artificial intelligence company IMAGR are behind the SMARTCART technology, which launches today at a Four Square store in Ellerslie (Auckland). SMARTCART is designed to give consumers more streamlined methods and checkout-less […]

Retail Product Highlights

Hungry for new products? At Fine Food Australia there are over 1,000 Australian and international exhibitors to browse and connect with.

Dashing Launches Global Shopper Technology

Apr 13, 2017 Retail

Written by Retail World. Dashing Group has struck two exclusive partnerships with leading global retail specialists to launch innovative shopper technology that it says will engage customers, deliver enhanced in-store experiences, and analyse the consumers’ path to purchase. The Sydney-based print, technology and design business will introduce a real-time shopper-engagement platform, called Darius, to Australia […]

The Power of Product Placement – Best Practices in Retail Visual Merchandising

Aug 10, 2015 Retail

When it comes to retail, no matter what the industry, visual merchandising plays an important role in selling products. Nothing gets customers to shelves faster than eye-catching, clear and vibrant displays that show off the best of what products have to offer. However unlike clothing or technology, food has a finite shelf life. This means […]

Consumer Influences on Retail

Jul 20, 2015 Retail

Retail is a key channel through which consumers see, hear and learn about food. The way food products are presented and marketed to consumers in a retail setting also heavily influences their perceptions and knowledge about food. Here’s what we can expect to see on the retail market with food this year. Health Foods The […]

Shoppers turn to supermarkets for seafood

May 22, 2015 Retail

By Retail World After chicken and beef, fish/seafood is the third most commonly eaten meat in Australia, consumed by 57 per cent of the population and purchased by one quarter of Australian grocery-buyers in an average seven days, according to Roy Morgan Research. While supermarkets are by far the most popular place to buy fresh […]

What shoppers want

Apr 6, 2015 Retail

Health foods and ready meals continue to grow Putting a meal on the table has never been easier whether it’s dining solo, feeding the kids, or entertaining guests with good taste. Choose the supermarket, provedore, deli or the local fruiterer and you are sure to find the ingredients to prepare a perfect repast. When it […]

Carolyn Creswell, Founder of Carman’s Fine Foods

Sep 2, 2014 Retail

Carolyn Creswell’s story is truly inspirational. As an 18 year old, she bought the Carman’s Fine Foods company for only $1000. Today, she is at the helm of an international food business and has won the coveted title of Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year Award. How difficult was it getting Carmen’s to where […]

Eating well should be a natural

Aug 20, 2014 Retail

Australian grocery shoppers have no excuse for looking after their health with an array of brands and items available to choose from in addition to regular staples and the products that feature each week in supermarket catalogues, namely chips, drinks and confectionery. Over the past four or five  years brands such a Coles 'Simply'  and […]

Where the Grocery budget is spent

Aug 6, 2014 Retail

As an exhibitor at Fine Food Australia you will be looking to expose your product, equipment or service to a wide range of potential buyers. That’s the rationale behind well established shows like this one. By the way, Fine Food Australia is having its 30th birthday, proof that over the years many companies have trusted […]