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This week’s top news in the industry.
Managing director Roger Drake explains why the family business is separating from the Metcash group and going out on its own.
After completing the acquisition of both Metcash’s Asia business and Jessica’s Suitcase, eCargo is expanding its reach in Australia with a local growth program.
Food sales improved during the first quarter despite a highly competitive market.
Metcash-owned supermarket chain IGA honours independent retail owners at Awards of Excellence.
The supermarket supplier saw growth in liquor and hardware, but food earnings took a hit.
Last year Drakes refused a deal that would see its supermarkets in South Australia supplied by Metcash’s new purpose-built distribution centre.
The group is looking to capitalise on global trends in the grocery industry.
The centre will offer increased operational efficiencies and a wider range of product to retailers.
Take a look back at the big stories this week.