Tag Archives: Grocery

Tesco and WWF to map environmental impact of food production

Tesco and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) have launched a new metric to map the environmental impact of some of the UK’s most popular foods. According to Tesco, the Sustainable Basket Metric will track the environmental impact of a sample of some of the most regularly purchased foods …

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Expected Christmas spend revealed

A survey of 1,000 respondents revealed that Australians will spend an average $686 each on Christmas. Of this average spend, $351 is expected to go towards groceries. The Accenture Research survey also revealed that the main spending influencing factors include grocery costs (35 per cent), disposable income (31 per cent) …

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Collective bargaining a ‘game-changer’ for small players

Kate Carnell

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says small supermarkets should be able to engage in collective bargaining to remain competitive and viable. The Ombudsman has written to the ACCC in support of a proposal by Co-Operative Supermarkets Australia, to participate in collective bargaining to help small …

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Coles opens ‘tailor made’ store for St Kilda locals

Coles has opened its new Coles Local in St Kilda, Victoria. According to the retailer, the new store features a “living herb wall”, the largest range of vegan and vegetarian products in the country, a pick-and-mix bar just for dogs, and a pineapple coring machine. It is also home to …

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Caltex and Woolies set out to redefine convenience

Caltex Australia and Woolworths have launched the first Caltex Woolworths Metro store in the Sydney suburb of North Ryde. Owned and operated by Caltex, the new store is said to set a new benchmark of convenience for Australians looking to fill up and meet their convenience shopping needs when on …

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Women more health-conscious compared to men

Results from the latest Roy Morgan Single Source survey have shown that that women are more like to buy vitamins, minerals and supplements compared to men. Roy Morgan’s Single Source survey, which involves in-depth interviews with more than 50,000 Australians annually, revealed that in an average six-month period 47 per …

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Cleveron 501 – a clever way to click and collect

Estonian-based company, Cleveron has launched what’s said to be a one-of-a-kind grocery robot – Cleveron 501 – that, reportedly, enables grocery pick-up in just 20 seconds. This is said to be Cleveron’s first grocery robot. According to Cleveron’s CEO Arno Kütt, while the company is known “for creating innovative click …

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Coles unveils plans for sustainable growth

Coles has announced its refreshed strategy to deliver on its vision of becoming the most trusted retailer in Australia. Speaking at Coles’ first Investor Day since listing on the ASX in November 2018, Group CEO Steven Cain said the business wants to sustainably feed all Australians to help them lead …

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