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Kaufland to exit Australia

Kaufland has decided to undertake an “orderly withdrawal” from the Australian market. The decision was revealed on Wednesday “after careful and thorough consideration”. According to the German supermarket giant, it will be concentrating its business on its European core markets in the foreseeable future. It is said that Kaufland’s 200 …

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Woolworths Group says thank you to volunteer firefighters and emergency services with 10% discount

Press Release Tuesday, 21 January 2020: Woolworths Group is saying thank you to Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Services teams by providing them with a 10% in-store discount* across Woolworths Supermarkets, Woolworths Metro, BIG W, Dan Murphy’s and BWS stores from today until Friday, 31 January 2020. The discount is a …

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A reminder to celebrate our Aussie makers and growers

Media Release January 21, 2020 The Australian Made Campaign (AMCL) is calling on consumers to support local growers and manufacturers this Australia Day by looking for the iconic green and gold kangaroo when shopping for genuine Aussie products.   Australian Made Chief Executive, Ben Lazzaro, highlighted the importance of supporting …

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Tryzens outlines key trends set to disrupt retail sector for 2020

2019 was a challenging year for retail sectors due to technological and consumer behaviour changes. In addition to those, the uncertainty of Brexit, increased international competition. “Innovation for engagement will continue to drive retailers’ priorities in 2020, and with this in mind, our talented team of digital commerce practitioners have …

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Health and wellbeing: it starts at manufacturing

Health and wellbeing is not only a social trend but also a growing trend within retail as food manufacturers seek to create products that meet consumer needs. Weight management is a concern for many Australians. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, two in three adults were overweight …

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IGA supports Aussies affected by bushfires

IGA has activated its Emergency Response Plan, already raising $280,000 to support Australians affected by the bushfires. This includes contributions from retailers, matched by Metcash. The business has also donated $355,000 in the form of water, products and gift cards. The total amount raised to date, including IGA’s Rapid Response …

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Toby Smith promoted to Mondelēz Sales Director Australia

Mondelēz International has announced a key leadership appointment with Toby Smith promoted to the role of Sales Director Australia. He will also be a member of the Australia and New Zealand Leadership Team. Mr Smith has spent 15 years with the business and has worked in Australia and China. In …

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