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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.

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.

Woolworths awards shares to more than 100,000 employees

Retail giant rewards over 100,000 team members with shares.

Coles launches payment platform with Flybuys

Supermarket giant Coles has launched a new online payment method in conjunction with customer loyalty program Flybuys.

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Coles lifts all COVID-19 product restrictions

No restrictions on flour, pasta, rice, toilet paper, liquid soap and hand sanitiser.

IGA rolls out national online grocery service

Australia’s online grocery space, long dominated by Coles and Woolworths, is now welcoming a new player to the market.