The temporary trade times will begin on March 21 and run until April 19.
Comments come a day after $155bn wiped from ASX due to virus fears.
Metcash delivered a net loss of $152 million in 1H20.
Retail group signals an expected $15 million loss to its food pillar.
UBS report states inflation during September signals “positive catalyst” for grocery market.
Hardware sales continue downturn due to slowing construction activity.
Coles and Woolworths face an onslaught of international competitors with brand-new gameplans.
Small format IGA stores among the impending growth initiatives.
The new 68,000 sqm distribution centre is set for completion in 2020.
10 frozen vegetable products recalled shows need for Country of Origin labels.