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Dr Gary Mortimer

Dr Gary Mortimer is a Professor of Marketing and Consumer Behaviour at the QUT Business School. Prior to joining QUT, Professor Mortimer spent over 20 years working with some of Australia’s largest general merchandise and food retailers. He is an active researcher in the areas of food retailing, retail operations and shopping behaviour. Professor Mortimer was appointed to the Advisory Board of the Institute of Food Products Marketing, Philadelphia (US) in 2012 and holds editorial board positions with the Journal of Retailing and Consumer Behaviour and the International Journal of Bank Marketing.

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Delivery COVID

Gazing into the post-COVID-19 crystal ball

From the acceleration of e-commerce and the rise of small retailers to the continuation of touchless payments, here are ...
Supermarkets

How supermarkets are winning hearts and minds

It could be said that prior to coronavirus, there wasn't a lot of love or loyalty for Australia's major supermarkets.

What’s in store for supermarkets in 2020 and beyond

It’s farewell to collectables and hello to premium products in 2020.

Why male makeup is on the rise

It's only been taboo for men in the past century, but now it's on the rise again.

Do election periods impact retail spending?

The simple answer is no, but that won't stop retailers from saying so.

Winds of change: Is Kaufland a cause for concern?

With the arrival of Kaufland on the Australian supermarket scene, do incumbent players need saving?

Do shoppers have an appetite for premium grocers?

Discount grocers continue to outperform supermarkets, but the ‘premium’ market appears ripe for exploitation

Do shoppers have an appetite for premium grocers?

Previous attempts to launch an upmarket grocer in Australia have failed - can David Jones make it work?

Amazon redefines decentralised distribution

It’s pretty pointless having an endless variety of goods and a secure site, if you can’t get items to a customer’s home ...

Amazon in Australia might not be the end of retail as we know it

Australian retail will kill itself if it doesn’t adapt to an ever changing consumer and focus on experience over price.
Opinion

The growth of supermarket phantom brands

A look at the opportunities and risks encountered when retailers like Woolworths launch phantom brands.

Supermarkets: Time wars and the ‘Go Economy’

Why the battle for supermarkets will soon shift from a price war to a time war as the ‘Go Economy’ grows.