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Supermarkets

Couche-Tard drops $20bn Carrefour takeover plan

Couche-Tard drops $20bn Carrefour takeover plan

Canada's Alimentation Couche-Tard has dropped its US$19.6 billion bid to acquire European retailer Carrefour SA after the takeover plan ran into stiff opposition from the French government, two sources familia...
ACCC lays out competition concerns for Woolies’ PFD deal
Supermarkets, watch out. The gig economy is coming for your online shoppers
Metcash delivers strong first-half result despite pandemic
Woolworths arbiter appointed to oversee compliance complaints

Supermarkets Archives

Foodland supermarket

How Foodland is punching above its weight to win over customers

Foodland CEO Franklin dos Santos shares thinking behind five-year growth plan, how the retailer competes with the big gu...

A look inside Meidi-Ya’s largest flagship store in Singapore

The upmarket grocery store features delicacies flown in straight from Japan and a food hall with seating for 88 people.

Going old-school: Why Woolies is shifting its focus to neighbourhoods

The new store concept from the grocery giant has a focus on local communities and offering experiential retail.

Foodland investing $300m into upscaling SA business

The plan will create 2,500 jobs in the state over the next five years.

Supermarkets outline South Australia trading hours as state enters lockdown

Woolworths and Coles are extending trading hours in South Australia in order to ensure residents can get access to essen...
IGA online grocery

Zero to 100: Behind the scenes of IGA’s sprint online

Marc Keegan, senior manager of digital transformation at Metcash, shares how the team pulled together to launch an e-com...

Coles shuts out striking warehouse workers

Workers are fighting for more pay and redundancy provisions after voting down a recent enterprise agreement.

Ritchies IGA launches app-based loyalty program

Ritchies’ loyalty mobile app will replace its existing loyalty program and focus on strengthening engagement both in and...

Woolworths commits to use 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025

CEO Brad Banducci said customers want businesses and brands to lead the way to a carbon neutral tomorrow.

Coles creates carpark from recycled soft plastics

Coles has installed a concrete slab car park made partly from Polyrock, which contains recycled soft plastics, at its Ho...

Woolworths’ opens $135m Melbourne Fresh Distribution Centre

Woolworths Group’s supply chain arm Primary Connect has opened the new Melbourne Fresh Distribution Centre (MFDC) at Tru...

Woolies’ holiday season starts strong with first-quarter sales up 12 per cent

Online sales were also up 86.7 per cent to $1.5 billion.
Image of a store entrance to a Coles supermarket

Here’s why Coles’ CEO is optimistic about Christmas trading

Coles has kicked off the quarter strongly, but will an easing of restrictions impact supermarket sales in the run up to ...

Woolworths partners with Origin to reward Aussies who use sustainable energy

The pair have created a co-branded energy plan which will provide Everyday Rewards points.

Coles’ revenue continues growth in first quarter

Comparable sales growth in its supermarkets sector hit 9.7 per cent, with online sales up 57 per cent, while liquor sale...