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Why Kerry Packer Was The Best Food Consultant I Ever Met

Recently I have been on a speaking circuit with Mark Bouris, host of the TV show The Mentor, running a series of breakfasts for TabCorp clients on the topic “Doing Business in Hard Times”. Mark weaves his 3 key messages through a funny and engaging story on a meeting he had with Kerry Packer and… Read More READ MORE

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2018 Property Council of Australia Innovation & Excellence Awards

On Friday 11 May Brain & Poulter gathered in Sydney with more than 1000 of Australia’s property industry elite to celebrate the 2018 Property Council of Australia Innovation and Excellence Awards.  For the fourth year running Brain & Poulter have been the proud sponsor of The Best Tourism & Leisure Development Award and this year’s… Read More READ MORE
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FAREWELL SMASHED AVOCADO: F&B TRENDS AS THE iGENERATION REPLACES THE MILLENNIALS

Meet Josh – The most feted F&B customer for the past decade. Nearly 30, Josh is well educated, is employed full time in a professional service and rents close to the CBD. He’s unlikely to own a home anytime soon because (according to celebrity demographer Bernard Salt) he spends his life savings on smashed avo… Read More READ MORE
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AMAZON PROOFING: 5 WAYS FOOD CAN RE-INVENT THE SHOPPING CENTRE

With flattening retail sales and the continued growth of online sales, Shopping Centres face the potential of falling foot traffic and retailers putting their hands up for rent abatement or exiting a bricks and mortar presence altogether. Although it may not seem it, it’s times like this when it is invigorating to be in business. Why?… Read More READ MORE
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TOP 5 FOOD RETAIL TRENDS 2018

Food theme parks, crickets on toast and the death of the rock star chef? All are on the menu for 2018. Yes, its that time of year again. As 2017 draws to an end, the team at Brain & Poulter cast one eye on the future to predict the top 5 trends that will drive… Read More READ MORE
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AUDIO: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE OF RETAIL LOOK LIKE?

While in NZ speaking at the New Zealand Council of Shopping Centres 2017 Retail Conference, B&P director, Suzee Brain took the time to speak to Ali Mau from Radio Live to discussed how food and beverage trends are changing the way we shop. Listen on the Radio Live NZ website READ MORE
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B&P PRESENT LATEST FOOD TRENDS IN NZ

Suzee Brain, Guest Speaker at the recent Property Council New Zealand RETAIL CONFERENCE 2017 at SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre. Suzee presented Food & Beverage Trends for 2017, ‘Is There Room In The Dining Boom?’ to an audience of over 400 delegates from the retail sector.  Jointly organised by the New Zealand Council of Shopping Centres and Property… Read More READ MORE
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CHRISTMAS IN JULY: WHAT CENSUS 2016 DATA MEANS FOR FOOD & BEVERAGE

Like Bernard Salt, our nation’s most populous demographer, the analysts at B&P have been as excited as kids on Christmas Eve awaiting the release of the 2016 Census data. Will the B&P stocking be stuffed with answers from our wishlist as to how our ages, ancestry, incomes, family composition, religion and domicile have changed over… Read More READ MORE
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THE GROUNDS OF ALEXANDRIA LAUNCHES CBD OUTPOST

The grounds of Alexandria have just opened their Sydney CBD outpost The Grounds of the City. From the vintage fit out to old-school hospitality such as shoe shiners and cake trolley, the new location is a homage to 1920’s coffeehouse culture when the CDB was the social epicentre of the city. With a prime location… Read More READ MORE
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F&B: THE HERO OF CBD RETAIL

Between Sydney and Melbourne CBD alone there are over 3,700 registered food businesses taking up ~900,000m2 of GLA. More than 1 out of every 3 shops in these two CBD’s is now a food business. What’s more, the number of food businesses in Sydney CBD is growing threefold compared to other retail. It’s a little… Read More READ MORE