Localised data on alcohol-related harm and licensed outlets will help decisions on new liquor licences maintain a health focus.
There is no major online marketplace operating in Australia that sets a commendable standard for respecting consumers’ data privacy. Letting customers opt out of data tracking would be a good start.
The regulation of online alcohol sales worldwide does not meet the same standard as walk-in bottle shops.
To fully engage with customers, online retailers have to bring the human touch of an in-store experience to online shopping.
Tougher laws for online alcohol sales are needed to prevent under-18s and people with an alcohol dependency from buying liquor at the touch of a button, UNSW public health researchers say.
Veronica Jiang, Lecturer at the School of Marketing, UNSW Business School, shares her insights on whether consumers should buy earlier or later in the festive season.
Bricks and mortar retailers have to get smarter if they want to keep their customers, writes Frank Zumbo.