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IGA Archives


Back to the future for Coles

Wesfarmers eyes new horizons.

Former Coca-Cola Amatil chief joins IGA advisory firm

Independent grocery network looks to challenge major supermarkets.

New competitors set to test $102 billion grocery sector

New entrants into the supermarket and grocery sector are set to test the big two’s market share over the next five years...

Ombudsman inquiry finds ‘rampant exploitation’ of Woolies cleaners

Overwhelming majority of contractors not complying with law in Aussie state.

A tough road ahead for Metcash

A crystal ball look into the future.

Aldi makes it 25 in South Australia

German giant continues rapid expansion.

Food blip for Metcash as hardware builds revenue

Aldi's aggression dents grocery wholesaler's result.

Foodland tops the big five supermarkets

Independent chain's customers more satisfied than Woolies, Coles and Aldi.

Tourist hotspot gets first ever supermarket

Grocery chain calls it a 'landmark move' for the popular island.

Metcash ‘top of the list’ for Amazon

Grocery wholesaler internally recommended by former employee to accelerate US giant's ability to operate effectively in ...

Metcash appoints ex-Tesco chief as new CEO

IGA and Mitre 10 operator hires supermarket veteran.

Zombie agreements plaguing Australian retail

Retailers advised to ditch outdated enterprise agreements amid public backlash and mounting political pressure.

From the source: Lou Jardin, Spar Australia

Meet the man trying to turn the independent grocery retailer's fortunes around.

Metcash’s private label bid

Wholesale grocery distributor launches new private label range throughout independent retail network.

Competition hits Metcash earnings, sales

Wholesale grocery and produce distributor battles difficult trading conditions.

Time for change: Are independents changing battlefields?

Instead of fighting an intensifying price war, independent grocers in Australia may be changing the rules of engagement.

Is organic food still a cash crop?

Customer demand for organic food once seemed insatiable, but with sales in this segment slowing every year, retailers ar...

Coles, Woolies recall ‘metal’ rolls

Major retailers recall bread products after fears they contain metal fragments.

Aldi moving into affluent Sydney suburb

After years of searching for a site, German giant secures site on Sydney's north shore.

Review: new format CBD supermarkets

A review of new format supermarkets by Woolworths and IGA in Sydney’s CBD.