Australian consumers haven’t had a lot of loyalty when it comes to where they buy their groceries, but that might be changing.
The rise of micro DCs and social distancing in stores are likely to be lasting changes.
It could be said that prior to coronavirus, there wasn’t a lot of love or loyalty for Australia’s major supermarkets.
Australia’s biggest supermarkets introduce measures to control the number of shoppers in store.
The temporary trade times will begin on March 21 and run until April 19.
Both Coles and Woolworths report increased demand for certain household items and pantry staples.
Locally produced goods and ease of parking push smaller chains ahead.
The rise of e-commerce raises the bar for convenience, study shows.
Hotel bottle shops struggle to cope with the loss of 240,000 customers over the 12 month period.
Discount grocers continue to outperform supermarkets, but the ‘premium’ market appears ripe for exploitation