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Supermarkets Archives

Woolworths to open Big W in Sydney’s CBD

Lord Mayor Clover Moore describes expansion as ‘real vote of confidence’ in helping the city's CBD rebound.

Coles, Aldi pledge support to flood-affected communities

Australian Red Cross acting director of Australian programs, Garry Page said that Coles’ initiative will provide teams w...

Coles partners with Wing to deliver groceries via drone

Customers in Canberra can choose from more than 250 items and have them delivered by a drone within minutes.

Woolworths’ ballooning underpayments muddy a strong half

The supermarket giant revealed a relatively strong half yesterday, but an ever-worsening underpayments scandal has left...

Woolworths makes sales strides, but profit drops during Omicron challenges

Group sales rose 8 per cent to $31.8 billion with earnings before tax and interest falling 11 per cent to $1.38 billion....

Re-purpose, recycle, repeat: Harris Farm reveals plans for 2022

Sustainability and the healthy foods trend will continue to be huge focus areas for Harris Farm Markets as it expands na...

Coles’ omnichannel focus pays off in first half of FY22

While supply-chain crises and Covid-19 scares have raged around it, the grocery giant has largely stayed the course on i...

Coles’ sales, profit stable during Covid-impacted first-half

The group also incurred Covid costs in its supermarket segment during this period largely due to team member isolation r...

Southeast Asian online supermarket HappyFresh bets big on dark stores

HappyFresh currently operates in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia, and will focus on growing its business within these m...

Coles recognises sustainable businesses in Supplier Awards

Supermarket chain Coles has awarded Australian businesses leading the way in sustainability in the 2021 Coles Supplier A...

Frugl Grocery unveils a new version with advanced features

The price comparison functionality on the app tracks prices between products at Coles and Woolworths. With the latest ve...

Checkout-free grocery shopping gets worldwide test drive

Checkout-free shopping is launching in supermarkets globally, and it’s appeal is about convenience as much as novelty. B...

Indian grocery retailers race to meet consumer demand – but at what cost?

Indian grocery startups are luring tech-savvy customers with the promise of deliveries within 10 minutes.

Woolworths reinstates customer limits to curb hoarding

Woolworths has reinstated product limits on certain lines that are selling out: in particular, toilet paper and painkill...

Pharmacists on the frontline: How the RAT crisis is putting staff at risk

While the US, Europe and parts of Asia have had access to RAT for the most part of 2021, the tests only came into circul...

Why Good & Fugly is the future of fruit and veg

Fresh produce delivery company Good & Fugly is on a mission to save imperfect fruit and veg from being wasted.

Woolworths’ first half succumbs to Delta’s strain

Sales growth in the half fell to 3 per cent throughout the half, compared to the 10.6 per cent seen this time last year.

Metcash benefits from customers’ local shift throughout first half

Group CEO Jeff Adams said the businesses food, liquor and hardware pillars had all benefitted from Metcash’s position in...

FWO takes Coles to court over alleged $115m in underpayments

Last year Coles said it had underpaid workers by around $20 million – the FWO thinks otherwise.

Coles signs up to Government’s voluntary emissions transparency report

The CERT report will encourage reporting of net emissions in a clear and standardised way.