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How WA retailers reacted to snap lockdown

A year on from Australia’s first Covid outbreak, retailers are better equipped to deal with sudden lockdowns but many fe...
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Supermarkets, watch out. The gig economy is coming for your online shoppers

Southeast Asian ride-hailing company Grab is taking on grocery retailers with the launch of a delivery-only supermarket....

Going old-school: Why Woolies is shifting its focus to neighbourhoods

The new store concept from the grocery giant has a focus on local communities and offering experiential retail.
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VIDEO: How Countdown supported staff through pandemic

Countdown's internal communications manager, Daniel Chasemore, on empowering leaders to have important conversations abo...
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Harris Farm Markets reveals Australian expansion plans

Co-CEO Tristan Harris talks Take Two of Harris Farm’s expansion plan.
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Aldi under pressure as Coles bumps pay

Coles joins Woolies in raising its minimum wage, as Aldi workers are advised to vote 'no' on latest pay agreement.
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Woolies CEO concerned Vic restrictions will impact Christmas supply

Restrictions in Victoria could impact the distribution of groceries to supermarkets and result in further shortages over...

Mini supermarkets take us back to the future

Small-format supermarkets can give new life to our suburban streets.

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...

How COVID-19 has permanently changed our supermarkets

The rise of micro DCs and social distancing in stores are likely to be lasting changes.

How supermarkets are winning hearts and minds

It could be said that prior to coronavirus, there wasn't a lot of love or loyalty for Australia's major supermarkets.

Supermarkets limit number of shoppers to promote social distancing

Australia’s biggest supermarkets introduce measures to control the number of shoppers in store.

SA supermarket trading hours extended

The temporary trade times will begin on March 21 and run until April 19.

Supermarkets report panic buying over coronavirus fears

Both Coles and Woolworths report increased demand for certain household items and pantry staples.

Customers more satisfied with local supermarkets: Choice

Locally produced goods and ease of parking push smaller chains ahead.

Neighbourhood centres thriving off demand for convenience

The rise of e-commerce raises the bar for convenience, study shows.

The “big two” dominate $15bn alcohol market

Hotel bottle shops struggle to cope with the loss of 240,000 customers over the 12 month period.

Do shoppers have an appetite for premium grocers?

Discount grocers continue to outperform supermarkets, but the ‘premium’ market appears ripe for exploitation

Is it all about price?

Retailers are increasingly turning to private-label products to lower costs for consumers, while simultaneously increasi...

The changing face of Australian supermarkets

Dick Smith says that the future of Aussie supermarkets is in danger – is he right or wrong?

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