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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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Sheridan returns cotton products to soil in textile waste trial

New trial explores whether end-of-life cotton products can support soil health and serve as a solution to textile waste....

Trial tests whether cotton products can return to soil as solution to textile waste

New trial explores whether end-of-life cotton products can support soil health and serve as a solution to textile waste....

Why Deciem is debunking clean beauty

Deciem has launched a new campaign to educate consumers about chemicals and allay fears perpetuated by clean beauty mark...

Gap, H&M team up to tackle violence towards staff

Retailers grappling to deal with increasing levels of customer abuse towards frontline staff.

Why supermarkets are investing in payment platforms

Major supermarkets are investing heavily in payment platforms in a bid to deliver a seamless customer experience that ri...

Woolworths failed to listen to critics in Darwin store debacle, report finds

Woolworths admits commercial considerations took precedence over public interest as Independent Review into Darwin Dan M...

“Flawed from the outset”: Behind the downfall of David Jones Food

David Jones’ parent suggests a move towards concessions model and longlife products to save ailing food business.

Aldi follows rivals on self-service and e-commerce

Aldi Australia is rolling out self-service technology to select stores in NSW and taking its first steps in e-commerce.

“It’s an all-you-can-eat buffet”: How mice are feasting on farmers’ profits

In a typical season, farmers expect to see some rodent activity, however grain growers in NSW are battling “significantl...

How Rip Curl is riding the sustainable surfwear wave

With the recent announcement of a wetsuit recycling program, Rip Curl is looking at other ways it can be kinder to the p...