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Why there’s no magic way to make NZ supermarkets more competitive

A review of the big players was certainly due. New Zealand has one of the most concentrated grocery retailing sectors in...

How ‘third-way’ thinking has helped Aldi cement its place in customers’ lives

While Australian consumers see supermarket stalwarts Coles and Woolies as agile yet old-school, Aldi comes across as mor...

Can online grocery start-ups pull sales from the big guys?

A flurry of online grocery start-ups are shaking up the market and putting pressure on bigger supermarkets.

Good. Different? Aldi follows rivals on self-service and e-commerce

Aldi Australia is rolling out self-service technology to select stores in NSW and taking its first steps in e-commerce.

Woolworths, Big W, Endeavour introduce paid gender affirmation leave

The Woolworths Group in Australia and New Zealand extends support for transgender and gender diverse employees.

Coles boss in Batemans Bay wins Big Heart Award for bush fires response

In its inaugural Biggies Awards, the BCA presents the Big Heart award to an individual who goes to exceptional lengths t...

‘Panic-buying’ events are the new normal; here’s how supply chains have adapted

I live in Perth. Like most people here, on Sunday I was ready for a busy week of getting the kids to school, going to wo...

ACCC clears supermarkets to continue cooperation in Covid-19 response

Australian supermarkets have been cleared to continue to collaborate on the supply of food and groceries to consumers du...

Supermarkets apply strict face mask rules in Melbourne, Mitchell Shire

Supermarkets band together to stop the rising of Covid-19 cases in the city hotspots.

Is it time to make face masks mandatory in supermarkets?

A number of fast food chains are now requiring staff to wear face masks, but supermarkets are still hesitant.

Disagreeability, neuroticism and stress: what drives panic buying during the COVID-19 pandemic

Findings suggest panic buyers are likely to feel a lack of control in their lives, stocking up on items gives them a sen...

Fable makes supermarket debut with Woolworths

Plant-based meat company set to make its mark in grocery, six months after brand launch.

Watch yourself: the self-surveillance strategy to keep supermarket shoppers honest

Woolworths trials self-service checkout terminals with built-in cameras.

How supermarkets are winning hearts and minds

OPINION: It could be said that prior to coronavirus, there wasn’t a lot of love or loyalty for Australia’s major superma...

The frontline heroes of FMCG

With workers across the industry going above and beyond to provide essential items to the community, let's honour the #F...

Which shops can stay open in Australia?

Confusion surrounds the Federal and State Governments conflicting containment measures.

January sales fall on back of bushfires: ABS

Spending at supermarkets rose 0.4 per cent, while specialised food retailing fell 1.1 per cent.

IGA takes aim at Coles and Woolies in latest TV campaign

The TVC for IGA's Scratch and Win promotion makes a mockery of the collectible campaigns that have dominated Aussie supe...

What’s in store for supermarkets in 2020 and beyond

It’s farewell to collectables and hello to premium products in 2020.

The war on abandoned trolleys can be won. Here’s how

The NSW government is considering giving councils stronger powers that could see retailers fined for failing to collect...