Tag Archives: convenience

‘Next-generation’ Woolworths store opens in Brisbane

Woolworths has opened its first next-generation supermarket in Brisbane. The Woolworths Racecourse Village Ascot store focuses on Australian fresh food and convenient shopping. The supermarket says customers can enjoy a range of features new to Woolworths Queensland stores. These include flame-roasted chickens, seafood from a new fish market, artisan breads, …

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Coles commits to ‘game-changing’ Sydney community

Coles and Liquorland are the first retailers to commit to Ed.Square, a new community in south-west Sydney. Frasers Property’s leasing campaign for the “game-changing” Ed.Square project in Edmondson Park now moves into full swing. Future residents will have a 4,181sqm Coles supermarket and 166sqm Liquorland within walking distance of their …

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Aussie consumers tired of ‘disconnected’ experiences

US software company MuleSoft has released the Australian results of its Consumer Connectivity Insights 2018. Surveying more than 1000 Australian consumers (among 8000 it surveyed globally), the report found that customer loyalty is at risk for those organisations unable to provide “seamless” experiences across all channels. Australian consumers also want …

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Dough way! Smith’s and Pizza Hut launch new flavours

Smith’s has partnered with Pizza Hut to launch three new limited-edition flavours: BBQ Meatlovers, Margherita and Garlic Bread. In a first for Smith’s, its crinkle cut chip has been combined with classic Pizza Hut-inspired flavours. The company believes the new product will delight chip and pizza lovers across the country. …

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Woolworths opens fifth Sydney Metro store

Woolworths has opened a new Metro store in The Sydney Arcade at 400 George Street. The supermarket chain’s fifth Metro store in the Sydney CBD, the 1,240sqm space is intended as a “grab-and-go” shopping experience, with extended trading hours to capitalise on the high volume of pedestrian traffic in the …

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Number of Aussies using digital payment hits 14.5 million

Most Australians are now using digital payment, according to new research from Roy Morgan. This research unveils that more than 14.5 million Australians aged 14 and older (71.7 per cent) use digital payment in a 12-month period. “The way in which we make payments is evolving quickly,” Roy Morgan CEO …

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Unlocking growth in meal kits

Meal kits are a small category with the potential to have a significant impact on the traditional and online grocery retail market, according to research from Nielsen. Meal kits contain pre-portioned ingredients and recipe instructions for a complete meal that shoppers prepare and cook themselves. During the past eight months, …

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Woolworths unveils the next generation of supermarket

The renewed Woolworths Marrickville Metro in Sydney’s inner west represents the largest individual investment by Woolworths in a store renewal since the program began in late 2015. Fresh and convenience are the focus of the store. With an expanded fresh-food offering, customers can pick their own living lettuce from a …

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David Jones to open first standalone food store in Melbourne

Capitol Grand South Yarra will be home to the first standalone David Jones Food store when the department-store chain unveils its premium convenience format in the luxury development in 2019. The 500sqm store will have prime position in the Capitol Grand retail precinct on Chapel Street in the inner Melbourne …

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