kaufland australia Archives - Inside FMCG
Competition watchdog calls for information about alleged agreements between suppliers to withhold supply from the German discounter.
Staff, suppliers and landlords left reeling after the sudden exit of German discounter Kaufland.
“This was not an easy decision for us.” – Frank Schumann, acting CEO of Kaufland International, announces exit from Australian market.
An additional site in Paradise has been submitted for development approval.
Kaufland has commenced construction of its first two supermarkets which will act as test stores in the Australian expansion.
The 117,000+ square metre facility will include state-of-the-art automation, sustainability and efficiency technologies.
Umbers joined the German retail giant one year after his sudden departure from Myer.
Woolworths and Aldi increase their share in Australia’s grocery market, while Coles and IGA slip slightly.
The two German discount giants are currently without long-term leadership.
Owners of Pacific Epping Shopping Centre opposing store planned for the same area.