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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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Q&A with Kellogg’s MD: The best advice I ever received

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The pros and cons of employer-sponsored egg freezing

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Koala beds down in South Korea

Australian mattress brand Koala is venturing into a new market following stellar success in Japan.

Forget Amazon Go, experts reveal the supermarket of the future

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Sweaty palms and bargain bins: Why consumers are flocking to dollar stores

Poundland owner plots aggressive expansion as consumers hunt a bargain amid economic uncertainty.

Booktopia furthers investment in publishing with Welbeck ANZ

Booktopia sets sights on becoming a publishing powerhouse, forming a strategic partnership with a UK-based publisher.

Redefining the record store: Could it be third time lucky for HMV?

UK-based music retailer HMV is returning to the high street with plans for 10 store openings this year.

Coles ditches collectibles to meet sustainability targets

Coles will launch its national “Together to Zero” campaign this Sunday to communicate its sustainability measures to con...

How Gucci and Ikea are using AR to drive sales

Social media company Snap is taking advantage of the rise in AR shopping, but experts say AR isn’t always the answer.

Ben & Jerry’s wades into Palestine controversy, but will it come at a cost?

The US ice cream company has angered Israeli supporters after a decision to stop selling products in occupied Palestinia...