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Wesfarmers opens raft of new stores across Australia

Wesfarmers opens raft of new stores across Australia

Retail group Wesfarmers has opened a number of new stores during the last few weeks, the business said, recruiting 224 new team members and converting 266 Target staff to work at its new Kmart sites. During...
DoorDash to deliver goods from The Reject Shop within a day
The Reject Shop makes lowest price guarantee to entice budgeting Aussies
Kmart opens store at Westfield Carindale
The Reject Shop brings Tesco goods down under

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Demand for ‘essential’ products powers The Reject Shop into profit

Discount retail chain The Reject Shop has reported a $1.1 million profit in FY20 off the back of strong demand for every...

Kmart unveils new ‘K Hub’ format in former Target stores

Three former Target Country stores have already been converted. Dozens more will soon follow.

Costco plans $60m Lake Macquarie project

Costco is to develop a $60 million warehouse and fuel station project in Lake Macquarie City in New South Wales' Hunter ...

Target now selling thousands of products on Catch

Wesfarmers takes another step towards integrating the two companies.

All over before it began: Kaufland cans plans for Australia

“This was not an easy decision for us." - Frank Schumann, acting CEO of Kaufland International, announces exit from Aus...

Can too much choice overload consumers?

Psychologists found supermarket shoppers confronted with a larger choice range were more likely to make a sub-optimal ch...

Kaufland confirms two more sites for Victoria, with a further nine under review

Kaufland has commenced construction of its first two supermarkets which will act as test stores in the Australian expans...

Kaufland sets its sights on Queensland

Proposed development at Toowoomba will have "a strong focus on fresh food" with local produce, known brands and a "high-...

The Reject Shop downgrades guidance as CEO departs

The discount retailer has revised profit expectations for the year into the red.

Trader Joe’s comes out on top for US grocery shoppers

Costo and Amazon were among the top choices for American shoppers.

The Reject Shop directors dismiss “low-ball” takeover offer

Chairman finds rich-lister’s offer wanting.

Do shoppers have an appetite for premium grocers?

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

Kaufland adds $60m capital ahead of Australian store roll-out

The "German version of Costco" gets ready to tackle the Australian grocery market.

Tesco boss calls for tax on online sales

The so called "Amazon tax could" be used to fund a tax break for retailers.

Big W hunts for engagement

Discount department store chain creates instore virtual Easter egg hunt.