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Supermarkets

Supermarkets Archives

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ACCC wants supermarkets to continue working together

The nation’s biggest supermarkets set to continue working together to overcome challenges associated with Covid-19.

Supermarkets roll back on buying limits, a week after going national

Coles and Woolworths remove product limits, put extra resources into Victorian operations.

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 ...

“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 auto...
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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.
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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 s...

Woolworths awards shares to more than 100,000 employees

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

Woolworths, Bunnings emerge as most trusted brands in COVID lockdown

Woolies' proactive messaging has resonated with Australians.
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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.
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Lockdown costs retail $5.3 billion in April: ABS

Preliminary sales figures see major falls in food, cafes, restaurants, clothing and footwear.

First Coles Local in NSW opens in Sydney’s Rose Bay

The first Coles Local store in NSW opened in Sydney’s Rose Bay, on the site of heritage-listed Kings Theatre cinema.

Coles hit with claims of $200 million in underpayments

Class action claims Coles' underpayments could be ten times bigger than previously thought.
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Supermarkets: An unlikely love story

Australian consumers haven't had a lot of loyalty when it comes to where they buy their groceries, but that might be cha...

Retail sees strongest rise in sales in March

Sector braces for ominous results for April onwards.
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How COVID-19 has permanently changed our supermarkets

The rise of micro DCs and social distancing in stores are likely to be lasting changes.
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Woolworths food sales jump 10 per cent in Q3

However, higher operating costs are expected to continue into Q4.

Coles records ‘highest quarterly comp sales growth’ in its history

Coles posts comparable sales growth in the third quarter, driven by unprecedented demand for groceries amid the COVID-19...