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Metcash reaps benefits as consumers shop more locally

Metcash says sales continue to benefit from the change in consumer behaviour since the advent of Covid-19 with sales up in grocery, liquor and hardware.

Meat theft increases amid panic buying

Meat is one of the most-stolen fresh-food products from Australian supermarkets and specialty stores, with the level of meat theft alarming store owners.

UPDATED | IGA rolls out national online grocery service

Danielle Jenkinson, EGM Retail Channels, Metcash Food shares an insight into the company’s e-commerce venture.

This week in FMCG

This week’s top headlines.

IGA prioritises grocery delivery to frontline healthcare workers

Priority Shop packs include essentials for the home as well as packs for pets.

More milk products recalled over threat of E.coli

Lion Dairy & Drinks, Aldi and 7-Eleven pull milk products from shelves amid growing fears of E.coli contamination.

IGA takes aim at Coles and Woolies in latest TV campaign

The TVC for IGA’s Scratch and Win promotion makes a mockery of the collectible campaigns that have dominated Aussie supermarkets.

Independent supermarket co-op could spell trouble for Metcash

Co-Operative Supermarkets plans to secure contracts directly with grocery suppliers.

Metcash suffers major blow as 7-Eleven deal falls through

The 7-Eleven account is worth $800 million annually to Metcash.

Food and liquor drive first quarter sales: Metcash

Food sales improved during the first quarter despite a highly competitive market.