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Retail appointments of the week

Lovisa CEO exits business after 12 years at the helm; Woolworths Group appoints new supply chain chief; Kathmandu names ...

Woolworths settles 2019 class action over underpaying staff

The total payment under the class action settlement will land at an estimated $50 million.

Isolating staff may cause Melbourne supermarkets to close this weekend

A number of supermarkets across Melbourne may be forced to close this weekend after thousands of staff members have been...

Woolworths taps into ‘endless aisle’ with Everyday Market

The supermarket chain’s online ‘endless aisle’ launched carrying a relatively small number of offerings. Don’t expect it...

Woolworths’ Everyday Market launches nationwide

Everyday Market has been piloted in “select areas” since July 2021, during which time the customer response was “encoura...

Woolworths backs next-gen plan to replace virgin plastics

Starting with packaging like the containers used for mini tomatoes, Samsara packaging is expected to hit Woolworths shel...

Woolworths Group launching vaccine hubs in closed Big W stores

Woolworths is working with the government to open vaccination hubs throughout the country.
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Woolies sells stake in Marley Spoon

Woolworths believes Marley Spoon no longer fits within its investment portfolio, and has sold its stake for $54 million.

A foundational year: Woolworths’ sustainable efforts ramp up in 2021

Woolworths has taken further steps toward creating a more ecologically sustainable business, signaling a significant dro...

Coles, Woolworths move to automation, gig workers as home deliveries soar

Australia’s supermarket duopoly, Coles and Woolworths, have raced to implement new technology and transform labour arran...

Woolworths, Wesfarmers rank high in modern slavery reporting investigation

A number of retailers have been analysed as part of a wide investigation into the quality of information given up in the...

Woolworths declares $2bn share buyback as profit hits $2.07bn

Woolworths reports another strong year at the supermarket checkouts, while department store Big W continues to power for...

‘Go anywhere, get anything’: Uber reveals plans for marketplace

Uber’s partnership with Woolworths is just the beginning of the company’s ambition to be a major marketplace for all on-...

Woolworths partners with Uber to bring groceries to your door

The offer will expand across the eastern seaboard after its initial launch on August 30, and will be available through t...

Woolworths commissions dark eStore in Maroochydore

The Maroochydore eStore is expected to boost thousands of extra online orders to Sunshine Coast customers each week.

Is convenience the new battleground for supermarkets?

Opening its first Corner Store concept store earlier this year, Aldi followed the trend of Coles and Woolworth’s inner-u...
Countdown supermarkets

Woolworths’ Countdown stores failing Kiwi consumers, says local watchdog

New Zealand's two major chains are stifling innovation and making persistently high profits in the absence of serious co...

First Victorian Ampol Woolworths Metro store opens in Melbourne

More than 10 sites are set to open to the public before Christmas, including three new stores in Melbourne in Mount Wave...

Coles ditches collectibles to meet sustainability targets

Coles will launch its national “Together to Zero” campaign this Sunday to communicate its sustainability measures to con...

Retail property news of the week

Genesis Studio opens at Melbourne Emporium; Woolies to unveil Sydney FC; Goodman transforms old woolshed into Woolies an...