New research released by UNSW Sydney on COVID-19 consumer panic shopping has shown that Australian consumers top the globe in panic buying habits – in speed and scale.
If you were stranded on a desert island and could only access one item – would you choose toilet paper?
Retailers need to focus on the core offering of their products rather than peripherals, and adapt their business models to increasingly fickle and tech-savvy consumers, says a UNSW Business School professor.
What kind of peace deal do you have if one of the major protagonists in the battle is absent, asks Frank Zumbo.
Consumers should always be able to choose where they shop, rather than have that decision made for them by big businesses, argues Frank Zumbo.
If we want market forces to work for us, rather than against us, we may need to start exercising a bit more policy creativity, writes Jenny Stewart.