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Wesfarmers agrees to sell 5.2% of Coles Group

30 March, 2020 Media release Wesfarmers announced that it has entered into an underwriting agreement with two lead managers to sell 5.2 per cent of the...

Woolworths to hire 20,000 new employees

Media Release 27 March, 2020 Woolworths Group working to fill up to 20,000 new roles across food and drinks to better meeting the ongoing needs of...

Unilever donates $182m towards health necessities

Unilever is contributing $182 million to help the fight against the pandemic through donations of soap, sanitiser, bleach and food. This includes: Donation of soaps...

Coles extends Community Hour to healthcare workers

Coles is dedicating two Community Hour shopping periods per week to emergency services and healthcare workers who are essential to protecting the community during...

A call for retail industry rescue package

The federal government has been called to deliver an Australian Retail Industry Rescue Package amid collapsing retail revenues due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Executive...

Virtual trade shows to protect business

Media Release 16 March, 2020  Minimizing trade show revenue losses during COVID-19 restrictions The recommended restrictions on large gatherings in order to help manage COVID-19 are...

Industries most impacted by COVID-19

In mid-March over 60% of Australian businesses report being affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus. This is up from a massive 45% points from a month...

Coles Community Hour to help vulnerable customers

Coles has announced a range of measures being taken to support customers, team members and the community during the coronavirus outbreak. New Community Hour and...

New CEO for ARA

Media Release 12 March, 2020 Paul Zahra appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Retailers Association The Council of the Australian Retailers Association (ARA)...

Woolworths opens doors early for elderly and people with disability

Woolworths Supermarkets are introducing opening hours exclusive to the elderly and people with disability, starting 17 March. From 7am to 8am, the elderly and those...

Retailers endorse NSW plastic reduction initiative

Media Release 8 March, 2020 The National Retail Association (NRA) has today fully endorsed the announcement by the New South Wales Government to seek input on...

Frictionless is in for convenience

Analytics show that customers have become more demanding when it comes to convenience and the shopping experience, as they know that they can always...
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General Mills pushing hard to keep shelves full

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Pandemic will put sustainability concerns on hold

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Suncorp announces insurance relief

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