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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 police to manage queues.

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 outweigh the risks.

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 grocery supply.

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.