The total number of pubs in England and Wales has dropped below 40,000 during the first half of 2022, a fall of more than 7000 since a decade ago.
As shoppers already squeezed by higher grocery bills wait on Australia’s next read on inflation at the end of July, could shocking news out of the UK offer a glimpse of our future?
Aldi have recalled a popular salad amid fears it could trigger an anaphylactic reaction due to one unlabelled ingredient.
West Australians are set to pay more for their hot chips after the State’s only local manufacturer laid bare the financial reality of operating a business in 2022.
The burger shop owner at the centre of Kanye West’s legal threats has revealed he won’t hold a grudge, revealing the rapper effectively saved his life.
Owen Leonard, Duncan Murray
Six out of 15 electric heaters failed CHOICE's safety tests - the most the consumer group has ever seen.
Australian retailer The Good Guys has abandoned an in-store trial of facial recognition cameras, labelled as ‘creepy’, after customer backlash.
The West Australian
The Reserve Bank of Australia is likely to use yet another month of retail spending growth to support another 50 basis point to interest rates next week, economists believe.
Adrian Lowe and Cheyanne Enciso
Australians are spending more with buy now, pay later services, but there’s a concerning trend in how they are paying them back.
INSIDER: Young entrepreneurs Cassie and Madi Sharpless have put in the hard yards to build activewear business HyperLuxe, and they wouldn’t have it any other way
The KFC and Taco Bell owner says ‘customer-centric’ price rises will come as rising costs mount in ‘turbulent times’.
Moves by governments globally to restrict exports are exacerbating price rises and increasing food insecurity, according to the latest report from ABARES.
Online spending in WA fell last month in line with national trends that show shopping is slowing amid ongoing inflation fears and expectations of much higher interest rates.
A food and grocery wholesaler supplying thousands of stores, including IGA, says about 60 per cent of its suppliers have sought price hikes.
A return to neighbourhood shopping that has helped Metcash increase sales and profit could be at risk of rising inflation that has forced almost two-thirds of its suppliers to ask for price increases.
A Victorian whisky distillery has become the first Australian spirit producer to be crowned the best in the world.
Experts are worried people using buy now, pay later services for alcohol will lead to "financial hangovers".
A popular item sold at Myer stores has been urgently recalled over concerns its defects could cause serious injury or death.
The supplier of rapid antigen tests sold at the two major supermarkets across Australia has been hit with huge fines.
Being young founders has not stopped sisters Madi and Cassie Sharpless from building WA activewear empire HyperLuxe. If anything, it has only made them less afraid to push the boundaries.
The State Government’s single-use plastics ban has posed unique challenges for bubble tea businesses that have found it difficult to source sustainable alternatives, Perth business owners have said.
Australian shoppers will be waiting some time to see an improvement in the soaring cost of lettuce, with the vegetable to remain in short supply over the coming months.
WA-based Catalano Seafood has made headway with its planned national expansion, announcing it secured supply agreements with three Victorian retailers.
Samsung Australia used an ad campaign to spout misleading claims about Galaxy phones being used in pool and sea water.
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