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Coles helps customers decide what’s for dinner

Coles customers have been treated with a “mealtime makeover” with the supermarket launching new meal plans today. As part of Coles’ strategy to sustainably feed all Australians and help them lead healthier and happier lives, ‘What’s for Dinner’ is aimed at helping customers get quick, easy and delicious food on …

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Coles packages supermarket and food hall

Coles has opened its first food hall at its Tooronga Village store in Melbourne’s east. In line with Coles’ strategy to innovate through partnerships, the food hall is supported by independent food retailers including one of Melbourne’s favourite cafés and Australia’s leading sushi retailer. It aims to cater to the …

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BP and David Jones to explore the future of convenience

A partnership between BP and David Jones will give customers access to locally sourced, ready-made meals and other fresh, quality offers at selected BP sites. The partnership combines David Jones Food’s exclusive, high-quality product range with BP’s global expertise in convenience retailing and national footprint. The new range will see …

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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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Tesco to maximise convenience with Metro stores changes

Tesco is implementing operational changes to the way it runs its Metro stores in the UK. According to the retailer, they will simplify and reduce processes and administrative tasks across all 153 Tesco Metro stores. Tesco says these changes will allow them to serve shoppers better and to run the …

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Metcash delivers a ‘pleasing financial and strategic outcome’

Metcash has released its financial results for the year ended 30 April 2019. Reported group revenue, which now excludes charge-through sales, increased 1.8 per cent to $12.7 billion (FY18: $12.4 billion). Including charge-through sales, group revenue increased 1.4 per cent to $14.6 billion (FY18: $14.4 billion). “Further good progress on …

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Woolworths expands Scan&Go in Sydney

Consumers in the Sydney CBD can now skip the check-out queues at four Woolworths Metro stores as the supermarket expands its Scan&Go trial to more locations. The offering was also recently launched at Woolworth’s renewed full-line supermarket in the Sydney suburb of Mona Vale. According to the retailer, Scan&Go allows …

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Consumers craving convenience

One-in-five Australians feel under time pressure when shopping, according to IRI Client Growth Partner, Mairead McElvanna, leading many down the path of least resistance – quick, easy and accessible meal solutions. To meet this demand, the convenient meals category spans several formats and is available in supermarkets and direct-to-door. Pre-made …

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Woolworths partners with Marley Spoon

Woolworths Group has entered into a strategic partnership with subscription-based meal kit provider Marley Spoon. The partnership includes a $30 million investment in Marley Spoon by Woolworths Group and the issue of Marley Spoon shares. The issue of shares will result in Woolworths Group owning approximately nine per cent of …

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