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Kaufland

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The fallout from Kaufland’s exit: What it means for the Australian market

Contributor Andy Kirk reflects on Kaufland’s surprise exit from Australia, and what it means for the local supermarket s...

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...

Where did it all go wrong for Kaufland?

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

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This week's top headlines.

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 Aus...

Death throes for discounting

With the imminent arrival of Kaufland, Australian supermarkets are feeling the pull towards consistent pricing and every...

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 expans...

Kaufland acquires third Queensland site

Latest Kaufland site positioned in direct competition with Coles, Woolworths and Aldi.

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The top headlines this week.

Kaufland sets its sights on Queensland

Proposed development at Toowoomba will have "a strong focus on fresh food" with local produce, known brands and a "high-...

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The top headlines this week.

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.

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The top headlines this week.

Major leadership reshuffle as Kaufland and Lidl CEOs resign suddenly

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

Poll: Is Australia ready for Kaufland?

Are Aussie supermarkets prepared for the arrival of the German retail giant?

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What happened in the sector this week?

Buckle up, there’s a new supermarket in town: Kaufland celebrates approval of store sites

Kaufland has received planning approval for its first three stores in Victoria and Australia’s largest distribution cent...