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Woolworths Supermarkets buying boss to head liquor division

Steve Donohue, current Director of Buying and Merchandising for Woolworths Supermarkets, will be the new Managing Director of Endeavour Drinks, effective from April this...

IGA celebrates barbecue season with film partnership

IGA is the major partner of the upcoming new Australian film, The BBQ, and is promoting its stores as the ‘go-to’ destination when planning...

Payment in the palm of your hand

Australia’s first-ever autonomous smart store, quiXmart, has launched in Australia, after the innovative technology was showcased for the first time at Global Mobile Internet...

Print media remains a key influence for consumers

New figures from Roy Morgan have shown that catalogues are the most useful media for driving consumers in groceries and alcoholic beverages. According to the...

Retail sector reacts to Amazon launch

Despite being one of the biggest retail launches in the country, Amazon still isn’t offering its complete suite of products and services.  Earlier this week,...

International news: UK retailer sells products past ‘best before’ to reduce waste

The East of England Co-op has become the first major retailer in the UK to start selling products beyond their ‘best before’ date with...

ABS figures show retail in solid position for Christmas

Australian retail turnover rose 0.5 per cent in October 2017, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This...

ALDI opens 25th store in South Australia

The opening of ALDI Victor Harbor this week comes less than two years after ALDI first opened its doors in South Australia. ALDI Australia Managing...

Metcash reports ‘pleasing’ first-half results, despite challenges in grocery

Outgoing Group CEO Ian Morrice handed the reins to Jeff Adams as Metcash announced sales revenue of $7.06 billion – an increase of 7.6...

Senate ‘moves the goalposts’ on penalty rates

National Party backbencher George Christensen has crossed the floor in the Senate, resulting in a 73-72 win in favour of overturning the Fair Work...

Woolworths extends gift-card expiry

Gift cards bought nationally for use across the Woolworths group are set to have their validity period extended to three years. The Woolworths national move...

NZ grocer’s ‘mega-efficient’ waste-minimisation program

New Zealand grocery chain Foodstuffs diverted 27.1 tonnes of waste from landfill per store in August with its audited waste-minimisation program. More than 120 stores...
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