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Kmart opens store at Westfield Carindale

Kmart has launched a new store in Westfield Carindale in response to strong customer demand in the area.

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 Australian market.

Can too much choice overload consumers?

Psychologists found supermarket shoppers confronted with a larger choice range were more likely to make a sub-optimal choice, or none at all.

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 expansion.

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-quality private label range”.

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

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

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.