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Coca-Cola Amatil banking on lift from Coke Life

After a 23-year career with Coca-Cola, Barry O’Connell has arguably swallowed more soft drinks than the average consumer.

But when the head of Coca-Cola Amatil’s Australian non-alcoholic beverages business undertook …
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Chevron’s exit won’t alter Caltex’s course: CEO Julian Segal

US oil major Chevron’s $4.8 billion exit from Caltex Australia will not alter the local company’s strategy, but chief Julian Segal says it removes a “complexity” in distributing franking credits …
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Chevron sells out for $4.7bn but Caltex says ‘it’s business as usual’

Caltex Australia chief Julian Segal says it is “business as usual” following US energy giant Chevron selling its 50 per cent shareholding in the fuel retailer and refiner for $4.7 billion.


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ACCC may probe Kraft Heinz deal

The competition regulator is assessing the impact of the proposed merger between food giants Kraft and H.J. Heinz on Australia’s $90 billion supermarket sector with the planned tie-up to create the …
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What’s Australia’s most valuable brand?
4 years ago

What’s Australia’s most valuable brand?

Australians love a rivalry, and in a market dominated by duopolies, we love watching companies trying to get the jump on their competitor.

Every year, brands spends tens of millions of …
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Greens accuse Andrew Robb of conflict of interest over food labelling reforms

Consumers may not end up with the clearest country of origin food-labelling standards because of a potential conflict of interest in the Abbott government’s taskforce working on proposed changes.

In …
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Woolworths exec joins Coke as CFO

Former Woolworths executive Martyn Roberts is joining Coca-Cola Amatil as its new chief financial officer.

Mr Roberts joins the drinks maker from Woolworths, where he’s been finance director of the …
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Aldi looks for new Melbourne CBD site to compete with Coles, Woolworths
4 years ago

Aldi looks for new Melbourne CBD site to compete with Coles, Woolworths

Soaring central city population growth from Melbourne’s apartment boom has prompted Aldi to join a growing list of retailers looking for new CBD store spaces.

The discount German-owned supermarket chain …
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Australian food businesses in major turnaround with investment starting to pick up pace

International investment in Australian food companies has begun picking up pace.

Both large and small companies have sold to Asian buyers in recent times, from the billion-dollar deal for …
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RSRT and national law a recipe for conflicts: ALC
4 years ago

RSRT and national law a recipe for conflicts: ALC

The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has brought its arguments about potential regulatory overlaps between Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) orders and Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) provisions to the Productivity …
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