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Woolworths Group pushes through “challenging” quarter, eyes Christmas trade

According to group chief executive Brad Banducci, the business’ stores and supply chain were significantly impacted by p...

Aldi removes 2,000 tonnes of plastic from its shelves

According to the supermarket, 84 per cent of packaging across its supply chain is now recyclable, reusable or compostabl...

Coles makes vaccination mandatory across most of its business

One day after rival Woolworths announced it will require all staff in Australia to be fully vaccinated, Coles has follow...

Coles’ latest power agreement locks in 2025 renewable energy goal

Recent agreements with Origin Energy, ACCIONA Energía, and ENGIE will allow Coles to cover its estimated energy costs fr...

Woolworths Group appoints new supply chain chief

Karantoni has been working for Woolworths Group for 20 years under different roles.

How ‘third-way’ thinking has helped Aldi cement its place in customers’ lives

While Australian consumers see supermarket stalwarts Coles and Woolies as agile yet old-school, Aldi comes across as mor...

Woolworths settles 2019 class action over underpaying staff

The total payment under the class action settlement will land at an estimated $50 million.

Metcash CEO announces retirement, successor

Adams had indicated to the Metcash board a desire to retire, which allowed the business to complete a global search for ...

Coles’ butchers on the chopping block

Coles will end its in-store butcher service this weekend, and will assess its meat workers for redeployment or redundanc...

World-first Ikea Close to You concept opens in Hong Kong

The new store was opened alongside Bread Pantry at the newly opened Market Place in Discovery Bay.

Woolies and Coles Make the Space for darker shades of beauty products

A petition started in April to convince supermarkets to carry makeup for dark skin tones in stores has borne fruit. But ...

Isolating staff may cause Melbourne supermarkets to close this weekend

A number of supermarkets across Melbourne may be forced to close this weekend after thousands of staff members have been...

Aldi UK’s latest Special Buy: checkout-free shopping

The low-cost grocery chain isn’t known for cutting-edge technology but it will soon trial an app that allows customers t...

Woolworths backs next-gen plan to replace virgin plastics

Starting with packaging like the containers used for mini tomatoes, Samsara packaging is expected to hit Woolworths shel...

Coles ranked most sustainable food retailer in Australia

The ranking is organised by the World Benchmarking Alliance and compares 350 companies around the globe.