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Woolworths Group launching vaccine hubs in closed Big W stores

Woolworths is working with the government to open vaccination hubs throughout the country.

‘It makes us really scared’: Retail workers reveal customer abuse

Four frontline workers share their experiences dealing with aggressive and abusive customers at supermarkets and departm...
Big W storefront

Why Melbourne’s Big W blackout wasn’t enough to stifle turnaround

Big W is winning back its lost shoppers, and some. But how long can it thrive off the needs of the Covid shopper?

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.

Woolworths Group appoints new MD at Big W

Pejman Okhovat has been appointed the new MD of Big W, replacing David Walker who Woolworths Group has made its new chie...
Claire Peters, Woolworths

Woolies shuffles leadership team as ecosystem evolution continues

Group announces big changes at Woolworths, Big W and Countdown.

Big W enterprise agreement clears FWC

Discount department store workers to be paid between $21-23 per hour.

Big retailers get on board with interactive catalogues

Big W brings its Toy Mania catalogue into the 21st century with Snapchat.

Discounters squeezed from both sides

Why Kmart, Big W and The Reject Shop are under pressure.

Woolworths bounces back after tepid first half

Supermarket sales are up, and Big W delivers strong comparable sales growth.

Discounters outpaced by new entrants

Retailers weakened by Costco face now face even larger threats.

The trouble with Big W: don’t blame online for killing discount department stores

Online shopping is certainly a factor, but it is not the primary reason for Big W’s troubles.

Why 30 store closures may be just the beginning

Analyst weighs in on Big W strategy.

Big W to shutter 30 stores over three years

Woolworths Group completes internal review of Big W chain.

Macquarie report says up to 60 Big W stores may need to close

Stores located in regional centres unlikely to drive profitability.

Woolworths’ first-half profit rises 1 per cent to $979m

First-half food sales growth below that of rival Coles.

Supermarket industry gap narrows after strong Christmas period

Analysts from Citi weigh in on the Christmas trade period.

Woolworths expands Rewards options to Big W

Members can now redeem points at more than 2,500 stores across the Woolworths Group.

Australians to spend $51 billion this holiday period

Consumers are expected to spend 2.9 per cent more than Christmas 2018.

EBay flags toy offering ahead of first Toys ‘R’ Us-less Christmas

Retailers look to fill giraffe-sized hole in the market.