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Analysis: Keeping up the Covid cashflow

Major supermarket chains are trying to maintain last year’s sales momentum by launching new initiatives this year. But i...

Here’s what you need to know about the Payment Times Reporting Act

Under new legislation, big businesses now need to disclose payment terms with small suppliers.

Businesses now obligated to disclose payment terms with some suppliers

After a one-year grace period, businesses can be fined for failing to comply with the new Payment Times Reporting Act.

Major supply chain issues dominate Coles AGM

Workers detail poor conditions in supply chain and shareholders raise concerns over BCA membership.

Retailers and suppliers wasting over A$11bn on discounting

Relentlessly promoting products with no regard for sales uplift is a difficult strategy to sustain.

Woolworths to revamp responsible sourcing program

The program will save Woolworths suppliers from extra red tape and unnecessary costs.

Myer names supplier of the year

Department store retailer puts aside board battle to crown key suppliers.

Amazon ‘here in 60 days’

Based on supplier feedback, Citi says pre-Christmas launch date is likely.

Keeping the main thing, the main thing

So what exactly has the internet changed if not our fundamental consumer behaviour?

Supplier payment terms – morality tale or legislative imperative?

Last year during a high profile legal process, the former chairman of a publicly-listed retailer openly confessed that t...

Opinion: Abboud’s demise a warning to CEOs

For CEOs, ignorance is not a defence and a lack of recall on crucial operational issues is not an escape hatch.

Suppliers unleash on Woolies

Stuart Bennie says supplier's discontent with Woolies still strong after comments received in survey.

ECRA event nears

ECRA Supplier and Retailer Convention to take place next month.

Improve over the phone service or pay the price

Stuart Bennie on why retailers and suppliers must offer quality telephone customer service.

A different approach to grocery

Grocery player steps up its game to fill the void left by the big boys.

Reitzer backs FMCG start up

Former Metcash CEO invests in online FMCG buying network.

The devil’s in the detail

Stuart Bennie looks at the relationship between suppliers and retailers and finds that once again, retail is detail.

Coles vs the ACCC

Coles and incoming MD, John Durkan, to face off against the ACCC.

Buyers on the take

Stuart Bennie looks at ways to minimise rorts and kickbacks between buyers and suppliers.

Punish your suppliers (and customers)

Stuart Bennie looks at why retailers choose OTB over SOR for purchasing stock and the pros and cons.