Tag Archives: BWS

Woolies’ new beer is the ‘best thing since sliced bread’

Unsold loaves of bread from Woolworths have been repurposed and brewed into a limited-edition pale ale. The beer, called Loafer, will be sold exclusively in BWS and Dan Murphy’s. The new product will help raise funds for Feed Appeal. This will put meals on the table for Australians impacted by …

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Major supermarkets rank in Australia’s most valuable brands

Woolworths and Coles are among the 2019 Brandz Top 40 Most Valuable Australian Brands. Their brand values have, however, declined. Conducted by WPP and Kantar, the annual report ranks Woolworths in fifth place. The retailer’s brand value is US$7.0 billion ($10.4 billion), down one per cent versus 2018. Coles, according …

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Mineral water, mate? Fewer Aussies drinking alcohol

The proportion of Australians drinking alcohol has fallen in the past five years, according to new research. Roy Morgan’s ‘Alcohol Consumption Currency Report September 2018’ found that, in an average four-week period, 67.9 per cent of the Australian population aged 18 years and over consume at least one type of …

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Scammers steal loyalty points from Woolworths customers

Woolworths has warned customers that digital fraudsters may have stolen their loyalty points in a nationwide scam. The Woolworths Rewards program allows customers who collect points to turn them into cash discounts or Quantas points. Eligible stores include Woolworths supermarkets, BWS and BIG W. Yesterday, a Woolworths spokesperson said scammers had …

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Woolworths Rewards coming to Google Pay

Android users can now get Woolworths Rewards on Google Pay at Woolworths and BWS stores, according to Woolworths Group. Woolworths describes the move as “a first in Australian supermarkets”. It claims it will give Woolworths’ 11 million Rewards members a “simple and secure” way to earn and redeem loyalty points …

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Industry opposes proposed WA liquor restrictions

Liquor restrictions proposed by the Western Australia state government have been criticised as anti-competitive and likely to stifle employment. The state government has proposed restricting liquor stores to less than 400sqm and restricting developments based on the proximity of other stores. The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) claims to understand the …

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