Tag Archives: Coles

Mainbrace Constructions to build shopping centre

JMK Retail and DMA Partners have appointed Mainbrace Constructions to build Yamanto Central shopping centre, with construction set to commence in Spring 2019. Next gen shopping centre Dubbed to be the “next generation sub regional shopping centre”, according to JMK Retail General Manager Vicki Leavy, Yamanto Central is expected to …

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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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The war against wastage

Data from a recent SAI Global survey has revealed, more than half of shoppers aren’t happy about the overuse of plastic packaging and discarded imperfect produce, across supermarkets nationally. Use of plastics Reportedly, survey results showed that 53 per cent of respondents reported there is too much plastic packaging and …

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Roy Morgan: Foodland tops Supermarket of the Month again

Foodland has secured its twelfth straight Roy Morgan Supermarket of the Month Award with a customer satisfaction rating of 86 per cent for July 2019. The retailer has now won nineteen of the past twenty monthly awards. Foodland’s customer satisfaction rating of 86 per cent was followed by Aldi (83 …

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Coles remains ‘solid’ during a year of ‘substantial’ change

Coles Group sales revenue (excluding fuel sales and hotels) increased by 3.1 per cent to $35 billion for FY19. Sales revenue growth was seen across Supermarkets, Liquor and Express. Coles CEO Steven Cain says Coles has delivered a solid performance in the face of a rapidly changing retail landscape. “It …

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Who takes top shelf for the best sliced bread?

Consumer advocate Choice tested 30 supermarket sliced white bread (24 regular and six gluten-free) to determine who sits on the top shelf. Between the judges, there were 90 years of baking expertise. “Our expert taste testers conducted a blind test of classic white bread brands and also gluten free brands …

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Coles to utilise three new solar power plants

Solar power plants said to be capable of generating “sufficient” electricity for 39,000 homes will be built in regional NSW following a landmark 10-year agreement between Coles and Metka EGN. In what is claimed to be the first deal of its kind to be made by a major Australian retailer, Coles …

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Results are in for customer favourites

In the battle for the modern grocery shopper, Woolworths edges out Coles, but watch out for Aldi. The findings are from the inaugural Australian Grocer Retailer Preference Index (RPI) released by customer data science platform Dunnhumby. The report was modelled after a series of studies that Dunnhumby conducted in the …

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