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Time-poor consumers drive new industry

Convenience retailing is growing rapidly as consumers in an ever-evolving world want products faster than ever.

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An upcoming conference is set to explore the new world of convenience retailing and how Australian businesses can leverage time-pressed consumers’ desire for convenient purchasing experiences to improve their bottom line.

The Convenience & Impulse Industry Symposium, Australia’s largest trade event for convenience retailers, is set to take place in a few months for the 28th year.

The event, which is open to retailers and suppliers from all banners and brands, will explore how retailers can thrive in the current impulse and convenient retailing environment.

The conference will include two days of exclusive industry insights, including advice from experts with years of experience growing their businesses and meeting directly with suppliers.

The symposium, which will launch on August 14th, will see leading retailers and experts present on the topic “Doing your own thing”, why it’s so beneficial to be clear about your brand and develop your own product offering.

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Hosted by sales director of Lion Dairy & Drinks, Nicola Richardson, the symposium will feature industry leaders including:

  • Beatrice Bowen – Head of New Business and Innovation, Caltex
  • Jeff Griffiths – Managing Director/Owner,  Endeavour Petroleum
  • Haydn Tierney – Marketing Manager, Vantage Fuels
  • Michelle Pascoe – Owner, Optimum Operating Procedures & Services

The 2019 expo will also showcase a range of new products that are leading the trends in healthy snacking, meal replacements and functional beverages.

Registrations are now open here.

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