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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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Stepping out: How to have influence beyond your job title

To influence others in the workplace it's important to make them feel safe.

Why PepsiCo is rethinking the traditional workplace

Consumer goods giant PepsiCo ANZ recently introduced a new flexitime policy that removes official start and finish times...
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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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How Incu is bringing the store experience online

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

‘It’s about how it makes you feel’: One Teaspoon CEO talks ‘new direction’

One Teaspoon CEO Liz Roberts shares how the brand is focusing on building confidence in its customer base to thrive in t...

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.

From NSFW to NYFW, brands are taking notice of OnlyFans

Since fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff joined content sharing website OnlyFans this week, brands are examining the site’...

Why Coles’ CEO isn’t counting his roast chickens before they hatch

Coles records a strong first half but reduced immigration threatens future growth.

Adidas, Arket, Patagonia: Breathing new life into kidswear via rental

H&M’s Nordic clothing line Arket seizes an opportunity to prolong the lifespan of its garments.

Buying Bridgerton: How hit TV shows are influencing retail

With consumers growing cynical towards traditional advertising methods, retailers are capitalising on ‘cool’ content.
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TikTok shopping is coming. Here’s how it’s working in China

Douyin, China’s version of TikTok, pulled in 20.8 billion RMB during its first ever shopping festival in January.
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Ciao, Sydney: Romeo’s IGA brings taste of Europe to railside retail

Romeo’s takes a stab at premium groceries with European-style fresh food market and dine-in restaurant.
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Why Superdry is banking on Little Red Book to win Chinese dollar

Little Red Book’s user generated content is helping brands connect with Chinese consumers.

Beyond beef: How cell-based meat could bring unlimited protein options to the table

Sydney-based biotech company Vow Foods is developing a portfolio of unconventional meat products, but when will consumer...

How Green Common is shifting the mindset of meat eaters

Singapore has just welcomed a revolutionary food retail destination that is redefining plant-based eating.

Ete Swimwear: “How I went from launch to NYFW in year one”

Ete Swimwear founder Jessica Williamson shares the struggles of establishing a self-funded business at 22 while working ...
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Introducing Clubhouse, the invite-only alternative to Linkedin

Retail professionals are exploring a new audio-based social media platform to build profile and connect with consumers.

How social activism helped Ben & Jerry’s to its best year yet

Ben & Jerry’s global head of activism Christopher Miller shares how the business is using marketing for the greater good...

Welcome to the tree-free future of fashion

An Australian company has caught the attention of major clothing brands with the creation of an environmentally friendly...

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