Kaufland Archives - Inside FMCG
Contributor Andy Kirk reflects on Kaufland’s surprise exit from Australia, and what it means for the local supermarket sector moving forward.
Competition watchdog calls for information about alleged agreements between suppliers to withhold supply from the German discounter.
This week’s top headlines.
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.
With the imminent arrival of Kaufland, Australian supermarkets are feeling the pull towards consistent pricing and everyday better value to stay competitive.
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.
Latest Kaufland site positioned in direct competition with Coles, Woolworths and Aldi.
The top headlines this week.