kaufland australia Archives - Inside FMCG

ACCC to investigate “cartel concerns” in fresh food following Kaufland exit

Competition watchdog calls for information about alleged agreements between suppliers to withhold supply from the German discounter.

Where did it all go wrong for Kaufland?

Staff, suppliers and landlords left reeling after the sudden exit of German discounter Kaufland.

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.

Kaufland gets to work on first SA store, with planning approved for another

An additional site in Paradise has been submitted for development approval.

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 gets to work on $255 million distribution centre

The 117,000+ square metre facility will include state-of-the-art automation, sustainability and efficiency technologies.

Kaufland recruits former Myer CEO Richard Umbers

Umbers joined the German retail giant one year after his sudden departure from Myer.

Woolworths in a strong position to take on Kaufland

Woolworths and Aldi increase their share in Australia’s grocery market, while Coles and IGA slip slightly.

Major leadership reshuffle as Kaufland and Lidl CEOs resign suddenly

The two German discount giants are currently without long-term leadership.

Further objections to Kaufland developments

Owners of Pacific Epping Shopping Centre opposing store planned for the same area.