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Tesco UK re-surfaces car park – with plastic bags

A UK branch of Tesco has found an innovative use for waste plastic – re-surfacing its car park. It did so using the equivalent weight...

July trade figures ‘disappointing’ for retail

The National Retail Association (NRA) says the new financial year has got off to a “disappointing” start for retail. According to the Australian Bureau of...

Ferrero workers escape urban jungle at Taronga Zoo

More than 140 Ferrero employees participated in a large-scale social workforce at Taronga Zoo in Sydney recently. The employees, from both Australia and New Zealand...

Coles announces winners of its 2018 Supplier Awards

Melbourne bakery Laurent has won the Product Innovation Award at the 2018 Coles Supplier Awards. The awards took place at a gala dinner in Melbourne...

Metcash share price jumps after AGM presentation

Metcash Limited enjoyed a jump in share price of over 10 per cent yesterday after releasing its AGM presentation. In the presentation, management gave a...

IGA donates $180,000 to Special Olympics Australia

IGA has donated $180,000 to Special Olympics Australia to celebrate their 26-year partnership. Celebrations took place at the 13th annual Special Olympics Australia Signature Dinner at...

New Costco in Epping, Victoria, opens its doors

A new Costco in the north-Melbourne suburb of Epping opened this week. It’s located next to The Northern Hospital and Pacific Epping Shopping Centre at...

Woolworths Group and customers raise over $7m for farmers

The Woolworths Group, together with its customers, has raised more than $7 million so far for drought-hit Aussie farmers. They have done so through Rural...

A third of urban Australians prefer eco-friendly packaging

A third (32 per cent) of urban Australians prefer to buy products sold in eco-friendly packaging, according to new research. Research company Mintel also found...

Sainsbury’s UK launches till-free shopping

UK supermarket giant Sainsbury’s is trialling till-free shopping in one of its busiest London convenience stores. Sainsbury’s says its new scan, pay and go technology...

Woolworths still outperforming Coles

Woolworths continues to have the edge on arch supermarket rival Coles, IBISWorld’s latest revenue-growth figures suggest. Woolworths has posted 3.4 per cent revenue growth in...

Coles blames ‘minor IT problems’ for Sunday shutdown

Coles says it was an IT glitch that caused some of its supermarkets to close for three hours yesterday morning. The glitch affected cash registers,...
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