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Supermarkets

How Aldi has changed the face of grocery retailing and the way we shop

How Aldi has changed the face of grocery retailing and the way we shop

Twenty years ago, on January 25 2001, a virtually unknown German supermarket chain quietly opened its first stores in Australia. The two stores – one in Sydney’s inner-west suburb of Marrickville,...
Couche-Tard CEO would love second shot at Carrefour deal
Couche-Tard drops $20bn Carrefour takeover plan
Kmart launches on Catch marketplace today
IGA franchisee taken to court over non-compliance

Supermarkets Archives

Meluka wins listing in Whole Foods Northern California stores

Store managers from 40 stores in three major cities can now order honey from Australia.
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Ombudsman hits out at Woolies’ “opportunistic” PFD takeover

Small business ombudsman warns the takeover could lead to significant job losses.

ACCC lays out competition concerns for Woolies’ PFD deal

The deal could reduce meaningful choice in the sector warns ACCC.
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Winning the battle of Christmas displays for jaded shoppers

Share of display, size and salience help cut through the clutter when supermarket shoppers are looking for Christmas ins...

Metcash delivers strong first-half result despite pandemic

Shop Local movement benefits IGA during the first half, Metcash said.

Online-only grocer aims to disrupt New Zealand supermarket sector

Independent online-only supermarket The Honest Grocer has launched in New Zealand, promising to “disrupt the duopoly” of...
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Woolworths launches $5 million fund for dairy farmers

New Dairy Innovation Fund will support 60 Australian farming companies for the next three years.

Woolworths arbiter appointed to oversee compliance complaints

Woolworths appoints new code arbiter who will handle supplier complaints in relation to the food and grocery code.

Aldi, Tong Li anchor revamped Auburn Central

Two supermarkets – one of them an Aldi – have opened in the former Big W space at Auburn Central.
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Ham, seafood and vegetarian foods top Christmas shopping lists

Nearly half of Australian grocery shoppers say they will be buying a leg of ham this Christmas.

Amazon, AliExpress, Catch and eBay sign online product safety pledge

With the meteoric growth seen in the e-commerce market in 2020, four of Australia’s largest online players have signed o...

Aldi launches anti food waste campaign for Christmas

Aldi is supporting children with cancer and people without food this Christmas season.

Woolies outlines South Australia trading hours as state enters lockdown

With the state entering a forced lockdown after a cluster of Covid-19 cases emerged, Woolworths and Coles are extending ...

Coles shuts out striking warehouse workers

Coles has locked out around 350 warehouse workers at its Smeaton Grange distribution centre after they went on strike th...

Kiwi drinks startup wins Endeavour ranging

Kiwi low-sugar drinks brand Pals is launching in Australia.