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Ruth Hogan

Ruth Hogan is features and premium editor - FMCG at Inside Retail. Hailing all the way from the Emerald Isle, Ruth has her finger on the pulse of FMCG news on both sides of the globe. As editor of Inside FMCG’s online and print publications over the last two years, Ruth has consistently delivered breaking industry news, and crafted informative features for professionals across Australia and New Zealand. Now, Ruth is bringing her knowledge of the grocery landscape to Premium subscribers and delving into global trends to inform local businesses. When she’s not tapping away at the keyboard, you’ll find her browsing her local supermarket for the latest and greatest products on the market.

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Meet the cool Melbourne brand spreading kindness through clothing

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Cashed up brewer Heaps Normal has heady plans

The maker of low-alcohol beer is set to open a new production facility and a hospitality business that caters to consum...

Collins Foods reports 8 per cent revenue lift powered by Europe rebound

Collins Foods has reported strong growth in its European operations while its Asia business struggled with Covid-19 rest...

Meet the Aussie smart farm that made a statement at COP26

A Queensland banana farm that supplies the nation's biggest supermarkets is taking part in an innovative trial to minimi...

A step back in time: Piaget’s Sydney store blends old with new

Swiss watch brand Piaget opens its first standalone store in Sydney as it seeks to form direct relationships with custom...

Toymate to open Australia’s ‘largest toy store’ in the run up to Christmas

Toymate is opening what it claims to be Australia’s largest toy store next week, the fourth to open in four weeks.

Frank Green brings manufacturing in-house with opening of Melbourne site

The reusable products manufacturer is scaling up with an expanded range and plans to enter new markets.

Comfort-focused furniture brand Maker & Son eyes APAC expansion

UK furniture brand Maker & Son to grow APAC presence with entry into Singapore and the addition of showrooms in Australi...

Petal & Pup marketing lead talks US expansion and social media tactics

Chantal Brayley, global marketing manager at Petal & Pup, discusses the wedding category, expansion into the US and swit...

Why Hello Drinks has ditched the warehouse for the cloud

Online liquor business Hello Drinks is working with wholesalers to cut costs and grow the business to eight figures.

‘I felt so supported’: How Ikea is evolving its refugee program

Globally, Ikea has committed to supporting at least 2500 refugees by 2023 through job training and language skills initi...

Click Frenzy to conscious shopping: Peter Krideras unveils Green Friday

Developed by Peter Krideras and Stephen Kulmar, Green Friday aims to promote considered purchases over unnecessary spend...

Personal care brand Ethique concentrates on raising the bar

Brianne West’s B Corp-certified beauty and lifestyle business, Ethique, has sustainability at the core of its DNA.

Grill’d turns to OnlyFans in wake of Ad Standards controversy

The burger chain has teamed up with comedians The Inspired Unemployed on a new campaign to get hearts racing.

Grocery shoppers embrace omnichannel experience, Cartology reports

Cartology head of marketing and insights, Jodie Koning, said the hybrid shopping model is being embraced by a growing nu...

De’Longhi goes DTC with first ever Coffee Lounge

De’Longhi Australia is stepping up customer education with a new store offering demonstrations and product training.

Fable’s mushroom ‘meat’ takes the Big Apple

Shoes of Prey co-founder Michael Fox takes his plant-based food business to the US with a NYC partnership that's close t...

No signs of 11.11 festival fatigue in China, Kraft Heinz CMO says

Kraft Heinz APAC’s chief marketing officer, Dhiren Amin, discusses brand building, how to create memories around purchas...

Meet the Aussie brewers making non-alcoholic beer Heaps Normal

Non-alcoholic beer brand Heaps Normal is promoting mindful drinking with a product that offers all the taste of a beer w...

Blackmores targets India’s rising middle class

Australian supplements business Blackmores is hopeful that Indian consumers’ interest in traditional medicine will work ...

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