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Supermarkets roll back on buying limits, a week after going national

Coles and Woolworths remove product limits, put extra resources into Victorian operations.

Woolworths forks out over $1 million for spam law breach

Retail group Woolworths has paid a hefty million-dollar penalty, handed down by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), in response to more than five million breaches of spam law.

“A smart move”: Why Woolworths is expanding into B2B

The supermarket is expected to launch a new online shopping site for business customers this year.

Retail Food Group flags increasing customer numbers in trading update

Franchisor now expecting underling EBITDA of around $35 million for FY20.

Costs weigh on Woolworths as underpayments, redundancies mount

One-off costs related to the Endeavour restructure, underpayments and redundancies associated with an investment in automation are expected to total $591 million.

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Coles expands Youfoodz into 820 supermarkets

Research shows Coles’ customers are looking for faster options for lunch and dinner.

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Metcash to expand hardware arm with $57m Total Tools acquisition

Wholesale giant announces acquisition plan on the heels of a 3 per cent revenue increase in FY20.

The fallout from Kaufland’s exit: What it means for the Australian market

Contributor Andy Kirk reflects on Kaufland’s surprise exit from Australia, and what it means for the local supermarket sector moving forward.

NSW govt cracks down on online booze sales

Proposed reforms to consider creating a range of offences to ensure minors and intoxicated people can’t receive alcohol deliveries.

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Retail sales crash across industry in April: ABS

Industry sees falls in cafes, fashion, department stores, supermarkets, and more.