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Coles shoppers to pack their own bags as supermarket ramps up efforts to prevent spread of COVID-19

Shoppers will have less contact with employees at the checkouts and staff will be rotated regularly.

Coles’ acquisition of Jewel Fine Foods gets green light from ACCC

Coles’ acquisition of a major supplier is its first since listing as an independent company on the ASX.

Coles begins roll out of online priority service as temporary substitute for Coles Online

The supermarket giant has also added dedicated shopping hours for emergency services and healthcare workers.

ACCC allows supermarkets to work together to overcome supply issues

ACCC decision allows supermarkets to temporarily sidestep competition rules in order to address challenges with food and grocery supply.

Supermarkets add social distancing measures as government grants exemption to shutdown

Woolworths and Aldi implement tighter measures as supermarkets and food suppliers granted exemption from shutdown.

“More hands on deck”: Woolies invites ex-Qantas staff to apply for jobs

Uneven impact of coronavirus on display, as Woolies offers to hire some of 20,000 workers Qantas laid off.

24-hour deliveries to stop NSW bulk buying

Almost all councils agrees to relax truck curfews.

Supermarkets band together to call for better treatment of staff

In light of aggressive shopper behaviour, the statement asked Australians to treat their dedicated employees with courtesy and respect.

Woolies and Coles suspend online orders as shoppers descend on sites

Australian supermarkets struggle to cope with online demand as in-store shoppers warned about violence towards staff.

Woolworths introduces extra measures to support elderly and people with disability amid COVID-19 panic

Coles CEO Steven Cain enforces further product limits and suspends change of mind refunds.