Chemist Warehouse sign. | Newsreel

Merger ‘major change’ to pharmacy sector

Sigma Healthcare’s proposed purchase of Chemist Warehouse represents a major structural change for the pharmacy sector, according to the Australian Competition &
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Manufacturers miss the mark on nutrition

Australian food and beverage manufacturers have made little progress in improving their focus on nutrition, according to a new report. A Deakin University scorecard has
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Young shop assistant. | Newsreel

Retailers criticise push to axe junior rates

An application before the Fair Work Commission to abolish junior rates for young workers has been criticised by the nation’s peak retail body. Australian Retailers
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Woman shopping online. | Newsreel

Shoppers tipped to spend $10 billion at sales

Australian shoppers are tipped to spend more than $10 billion at end of financial year sales, an almost nine percent increase from last year. Research commissioned by
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Mangoes. | Newsreel

New process measures fruit shelf-life

A new process to measure the self-life of fruit has been created by Queensland scientists, who are now looking for industry partners to take it to market. State
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Shopping trolley full of fruit and vegetables. | Newsreel

New app helps shoppers find greener options

Australian households can cut the carbon footprint of their grocery shop by more than a quarter by switching to similar, but more environmentally friendly
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Man holding machete. | Newsreel

No more knives out for retailers

The Queensland Police Service and the National Retail Association will join forces in an awareness campaign in the lead up to new knife laws coming into effect. From
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Australia tops clothing purchase rankings

Australians have become the world’s biggest per capita purchasers of clothes, according to new research released today. The Australia Institute think tank says we have
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Packaged meat. | Newsreel

Freshness patches target ‘best before’ waste

Colour-changing freshness indicators could replace “best before” stamps on meat products to avoid waste, based on a new body of research. Researchers at
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Your de-identified data not so anonymous

An increase in personal data collection has led to concerns de-identified information could be traced back to an individual as datasets are combined. A new report from
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