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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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Why Indigenous groups are calling for Woolworths’ RAP to be revoked

The retailer is a leader in Indigenous employment, but has been criticised for not respecting community voices.

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Incu CEO Doug Lowe explains how powerful staff are to Incu’s virtual shopping experience.

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The need for speed: Inside Coles’ online strategy

Coles chief executive of e-commerce Ben Hassing is driving the supermarket through a major online transformation.

Is it time to can the Health Star Rating?

New guidelines aimed at penalising sugar content has sparked anger in the industry and confusion among consumers.

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