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How Aldi has changed the face of grocery retailing and the way we shop

Twenty years ago, on January 25 2001, a virtually unknown German supermarket chain quietly opened its first stores in Au...
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Woolworths opens Lidcombe fulfilment centre

Property group Mainbrace Constructions built Woolworths' new fulfilment hub in NSW.

Why Melbourne’s supermarket shortages will quickly pass

The only thing stopping supply returning to normal is the speed of transportation and restocking.

Police investigate contaminated fruit at Woolworths store in SA

Adelaide store reports discoveries of needles and thumbtacks in fresh produce.

Grocery shopping online in China booms, even after stores reopen

GlobalData says consumers stick to habit of buying online during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Supermarkets limit number of shoppers to promote social distancing

Woolworths is adding signage and a coned area outside stores and will work with local centre management security and pol...

Look who’s talking: Australia’s telcos, banks and supermarkets granted exemption to cartel laws

The watchdog has decided the benefits of permitting competitors to cooperate to secure the supply of essentials goods ou...

ACCC allows supermarkets to work together to overcome supply issues

ACCC decision allows supermarkets to temporarily sidestep competition rules in order to address challenges with food and...

This week in FMCG

This week's top headlines.

Supermarkets put junk food on special twice as often as healthy food, and that’s a problem

There’s an opportunity for both supermarkets and food manufacturers to take the lead to encourage healthier eating.

Aldi growing three times as fast as competitors

Woolworths beats Coles as Australians’ preferred grocery retailer but Aldi is ‘accelerating threat’.

Supermarkets ditch discounting to focus on loyalty and collectables

Supermarket giants shift focus from increasing market shares to boosting profit margins.

Grocery sector saved $1.1bn by axing unnecessary promotions

Nielsen Pacific MD says the money saved could be invested in further research, development and marketing to meet shopper...

Does displaying unit price encourage shoppers to switch between grocery brands?

New research examines the influence of unit price on brand swapping.

Asian grocery market set to soar

IGD predicts by 2023 Asian grocery sales will almost be the same as Europe and North America combined.

Coles introduces ‘Quiet Hour’ to 79 more stores

The supermarket aims to introduce the low sensory shopping experience to every eligible store by 2023.

Metcash signs deal to construct new South Australian DC

Wholesaler retailers unveil new 68,000 sqm distribution centre.

How to keep your brand on supermarket shelves

Brands need to create meaningful products that appeal to today’s price conscious consumers.

Harris Farm Markets opens flagship store in Newcastle

The 1,200 square metre market is one of the largest in the HFM portfolio.

Supermarkets are not milking dairy farmers dry

This myth obscures the real problem.