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Aldi hits 100 per cent renewable six months early

A focus on wind and solar resulted in an 85 per cent reduction in the company’s CO2 emissions.

Aldi named top supermarket by customers, Roy Morgan

The survey is calculated from an annual survey of 50,000 Australians, and previously led Aldi to win best supermarket in...

Coles doubles down on payments with launch of Flypay for grocery

Major supermarkets are investing heavily in payment platforms in a bid to deliver a seamless customer experience that ri...

ACCC gives Woolies, PFD acquisition the thumbs up

The ACCC will not oppose Woolworths Group’s plan to acquire food distributor PFD Food Services following a detailed inve...
Sydney charity works to close the loop on food waste

Sydney charity works to close the loop on food waste

According to Rosanna Barbero, CEO of Addison Community Centre, the charity will use the grant from Coles to install sola...

Coles trialling BYO container scheme in Melbourne this week

Coles Fitzroy will see customers able to use their own containers for select ‘scoop and weigh’ products.

Good. Different? Aldi follows rivals on self-service and e-commerce

Aldi Australia is rolling out self-service technology to select stores in NSW and taking its first steps in e-commerce.

Woolies removes 9,000 tonnes of plastic from circulation

"To put this into perspective, it’s the equivalent weight of 16 A380 aircraft," said Woolies head of sustainability.

Analysis: Keeping up the Covid cashflow

Major supermarket chains are trying to maintain last year’s sales momentum by launching new initiatives this year. But i...

Woolworths, Big W, Endeavour introduce paid gender affirmation leave

The Woolworths Group in Australia and New Zealand extends support for transgender and gender diverse employees.

Woolworths starts construction at “next generation” Moorebank DC

The DC promises 75,000 sqm of floor space and will be built with automation in mind, and will sit adjacent to a regional...

‘Not acceptable’: Drakes director exposes rising cost of retail theft

John-Paul Drake, director of Drakes Supermarkets, has begun outing repeat offenders on social media to raise awareness a...

Spar sales soar in Australia as lockdown keeps customers local

Netherlands-based supermarket chain Spar saw sales increase 7.4 per cent for the year to December 2020, hitting $62.5 bi...

Aussie supermarkets back pact to eliminate plastic waste by 2025

Aldi, Coles and Woolworths are founding members of a new plastic pact, which launches today.

Woolies offers temporary obligations to sweeten prospective PFD purchase

The temporary measures are designed to “allow the market to adjust to Woolworths and PFD ceasing to be independent of ea...