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Drakes gears up for wholesale market venture

Drakes Supermarkets is preparing to enter the wholesale market and has chosen Infor as its technology partner. It’s currently building a “state-of-the-art warehouse facility” in Edinburgh North, Adelaide. This will serve both its retail operations and wholesale customers. It will also be capable of warehousing ambient, fresh, chilled and frozen …

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Metcash half-year results ‘pleasing amid challenges’

Metcash has reported that group revenue increased by 2.2 per cent to $6.2 billion for the half-year ended October 31 with all pillars delivering improved earnings. Food EBIT was up 2.4 per cent to $93 million. Group CEO Jeff Adams said the first-half results were “pleasing in the face of …

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Drakes’ new distribution centre a blow for Metcash

Supermarket giant Drakes Supermarkets has announced it plans to build a state-of-the-art $80 million distribution centre in South Australia, creating up to 550 jobs. This news comes only a day after the independent grocery retailer advised Metcash Limited that it would not be making a commitment to have its supermarkets …

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