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Coles to stock rapid antigen testing kits next week

While Woolies is looking into getting the on shelves by "early November".

Woolworths Group pushes through “challenging” quarter, eyes Christmas trade

According to group chief executive Brad Banducci, the business’ stores and supply chain were significantly impacted by p...

Aldi removes 2,000 tonnes of plastic from its shelves

According to the supermarket, 84 per cent of packaging across its supply chain is now recyclable, reusable or compostabl...

Coles makes vaccination mandatory across most of its business

Whether through health orders or company policy, workers in NSW, ACT, VIC, WA and NT now need to be vaccinated.
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Tasmanian Coles supermarkets restrict sales of toilet paper, face masks

“We have well-established safety protocols based on what we have implemented in previous lockdowns to ensure our custome...

Coles’ latest power agreement locks in 2025 renewable energy goal

Recent agreements with Origin Energy, ACCIONA Energía, and ENGIE will allow Coles to cover its estimated energy costs fr...

Woolworths Group appoints new supply chain chief

Karantoni has been working for Woolworths Group for 20 years under different roles.

Woolworths settles 2019 class action over underpaying staff

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

Metcash CEO announces retirement, successor

Adams had indicated to the Metcash board a desire to retire, which allowed the business to complete a global search for ...

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...

Aldi UK’s latest Special Buy: checkout-free shopping

The low-cost grocery chain isn’t known for cutting-edge technology but it will soon trial an app that allows customers t...

Coles ranked most sustainable food retailer in Australia

The ranking is organised by the World Benchmarking Alliance and compares 350 companies around the globe.

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...

Foodland, Food SA program helps 50 local producers to market

The program will be joined by specialists and advisors from Norman Waterhouse, Moore Australia, KWP! and sustainability ...

Revealed: The science behind Aldi’s Special Buys strategy

The incredible popularity of these promotions is no accident. They tap into powerful desires that can make a simple purc...

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 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...