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This week in FMCG

Catch up on the top stories from this week in FMCG.

Drakes looks to AI to create personalised experiences for customers

“To remain competitive and retain customer loyalty, we need to drive efficiency and create personalised experiences,” Drakes IT manager Phillip Romano said.

Drakes departs Metcash to go solo with opening of $125m DC

Managing director Roger Drake explains why the family business is separating from the Metcash group and going out on its own.

Metcash secures new deal with Drakes Supermarkets

Last year Drakes refused a deal that would see its supermarkets in South Australia supplied by Metcash’s new purpose-built distribution centre.

Drakes Supermarkets integrating data analytics into state-of-the-art warehouse

Warehouse on track for 2019 launch, says Drakes CFO.

This week in FMCG

Take a look back at the biggest stories from the week.

South Australians warned after listeria detected in sliced meat

Pregnant women and people with weakened immune system should be extra vigilant.

Metcash posts $150M loss

Food pillar struggles as wholesaler announces $125 million off-market buy-back.

SA alfalfa sprouts linked to salmonella outbreak

State’s chief medical officer issues warning after 21 confirmed cases.

Metcash to book $352 million impairment on grocery weakness

Grocery wholesaler signals trouble on contract loss.