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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.

From the author

How Kulani Kinis is thriving in overseas markets

Australian swimwear label Kulani Kinis is having success in global markets, but has had to learn a few hard lessons abou...

Word on the street: Retailers react to Australia’s border reopening

Leaders from AuMake, AWPL and July share how the international border reopening will impact them and how their business ...

Embroidery, upcycling and scent making: Uniqlo amps up entertainment

Yuki Yamada, CEO of Uniqlo Singapore and Malaysia, shares how the brand is using engaging and entertaining workshops to ...

Brands set sail with Sydney Opera House on Global Goals partnership

Brands are collaborating with the iconic Australian institution on interactive experiences in the soon-to-open Centre fo...

NZ next stop on Geezy Go’s rapid expansion

Dark stores, in-house delivery team and affordable prices prove to be winning formula for online supermarket Geezy Go.

How AirRobe’s Circular Wardrobe is taking resale mainstream

Australian re-commerce platform AirRobe is bringing its resale platform to The Iconic to help the retailer harness gen Z...

Mirvac finds a good fit with social fashion app Mys Tyler

Alongside a strategic investment, the Australian property group is partnering with the social-commerce start-up on shopp...

Retail appointments of the week

Kate Morris introduces private equity firm, Everlane names new CEO and Amber Tiles welcomes Peter Sinodinos.

Supermarkets Make the Space for darker shades in makeup

A petition started in April to convince supermarkets to carry makeup for dark skin tones in stores has borne fruit. But ...

Woolworths taps into ‘endless aisle’ with Everyday Market

The supermarket chain’s online ‘endless aisle’ launched carrying a relatively small number of offerings. Don’t expect it...

Zero Co seeks $4.3m via crowdfunding to drive global expansion

Refillables start-up Zero Co is calling on the public to help accelerate its mission to tackle the global plastic waste ...

Aldi UK’s latest Special Buy: checkout-free shopping

The low-cost grocery chain isn’t known for cutting-edge technology but it will soon trial an app that allows customers t...

The Iconic lays foundation for new Home range

The Iconic expands its fashion and lifestyle offering with a large selection of homewares that are expected to be popula...

Bottles to bears: The Aussie toy company making Walmart more sustainable

Australian toy company Headstart is shaking up the category with an eco-friendly range of plush toys set to hit Walmart ...

Skin deep: Why Camilla and Marc, H&M and Jurlique are embracing ageing

Fashion and beauty brands are slowly recognising the importance of age diversity in advertising and marketing.

Bianca Spender, KitX among brands pledging to employ Afghan refugees

Major fashion brands put pressure on government to allow more refugees to enter Australia, and have committed to support...

How Australian newsagents are reinventing to stay relevant

Resurgence in local shopping has seen newsagents broaden range of locally-produced goods.

How The Body Shop is removing bias with Open Hiring

The Body Shop is taking an inclusive approach to its hiring of Christmas casuals in an effort to remove barriers to empl...

VIDEO: What funding boost means for next chapter of Who Gives a Crap

In this video, Who Gives a Crap co-founder and CEO Simon Griffiths shares an insight into the company's growth story.

A taste of home: The rise of expat retailers

A pause on international travel has resulted in increased demand among expats for products from home.