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Supermarkets Archives

Behind Ritchie’s ‘lean and mean’ approach to online grocery

After recently launching an app-based loyalty program, Ritchies Supermarkets CEO Fred Harrison is finally planning entry...

How Woolies is arming staff against abusive customers

Woolworths is supplying supermarket staff with body cameras at select stores, while Endeavour Group team members will un...

Coles, Deakin Uni partner to create retail training program

The Strategic Category Management program will be made available to current Coles category managers.

Coles relaunches ‘Down Down’ campaign to lower cost of weekly shops

The campaign comes as the economic fallout of the pandemic continues to hit lower socio-economic Australians the hardest...

Coles targets impulse shoppers with homewares collaboration

Supermarket giant Coles emulates rival Aldi’s “Special Buys” with a new homewares collaboration.

Australian supermarkets ranked in global animal welfare study

Woolworths landed in tier 2, while Coles and Aldi trailed behind in tier 3.

Supermarkets pledge donations to flood-hit areas in NSW and QLD

Woolworths, Coles and Aldi raise funds to help those impacted by the recent floodings in NSW and QLD.

Woolies play at PFD “watershed moment” for retail, say industry groups

A number of groups say the acquisition would grant Woolworths too much power in the food sector.

Aldi celebrates 20 years in Australia

The supermarket chain has contributed a total of $30.2 billion into the Australian economy.

Roll’d opens 100th store and first concession at Coles

The concession store marks the start of a new partnership with Coles and offers freshly prepared, healthy Vietnamese mea...

Coles aims for zero emissions by 2050 in new ‘Together to Zero’ strategy

The new strategy involves working together with suppliers toward zero emissions, zero waste and zero hunger.

Woolies brings cashierless shopping to Western Australia

The Scan&Go concept has been part of the Woolies ecosystem since late 2018 when it was first trialed in Double Bay.

Coles Liquor raised $125,000 in Clean Up Australia Day campaign

Proceeds from Liquorland, First Choice and First Choice Liquor Market funded the Clean Up Kits.

Woolworths unveils upgraded South Australia DC

The $57m upgrade features the networks largest solar installation.

Woolworths to open ‘dark store’ in Brisbane

The $85 million project is expected to provide jobs to around 800 personal shoppers when it opens.
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Why Indigenous groups are calling for Woolworths’ RAP to be revoked

The retailer is a leader in Indigenous employment, but has been criticised for not respecting community voices.

IGA teams with DoorDash in grocery delivery

The service, which promises delivery within as little as 45 minutes, will see more than 1600 products listed on DoorDash...

Bumper first half for Woolies but Banducci warns of sales decline ahead

The trend towards in-home dining is continuing to work in Woolworths’ favour but CEO Brad Banducci is taking a fresh loo...

The need for speed: Inside Coles’ online strategy

Coles chief executive of e-commerce Ben Hassing is driving the supermarket through a major online transformation.

Woolies and Coles: Lessons from the world’s strongest supermarket brands

It’s no secret that the two supermarket giants were the big retail winners of last year.