Tag Archives: IGA

IGA donates $100,000 to support Townsville flood victims

IGA has partnered with national not-for-profit GIVIT to help support people affected by the recent floods in Townsville, Queensland. Through the partnership, IGA will supply $100,000 in IGA shopping vouchers to families in affected areas. “North Queensland is the food hub of our state and a vital part of our …

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IGA Supplier of the Year Award winners revealed

IGA has announced the winners of its coveted Supplier of the Year (SOTY) Awards. The ceremony took place last night at The Star in Sydney. The company says it judges nominated suppliers and winners on criteria including sales, support and innovation, promotions and field teams. “These suppliers are supportive of …

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Woolworths and Aldi lead supermarket dominance in fresh food

Supermarkets are continuing to tighten their grip on the fresh food market, with Woolworths and Aldi showing the biggest gains. These are some of the findings from Roy Morgan’s ‘Supermarket & Fresh Food Currency Report – September 2018’. It’s based on in-depth face-to-face interviews with more than 50,000 consumers per …

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Woolworths biggest fish in seafood market

Woolworths continues to be the biggest fish in seafood retail, says the latest research from Roy Morgan. In fact, Woolworths still dominates the fresh-food market overall. According to Roy Morgan’s September quarter Supermarket & Fresh Food Currency Report, it’s ahead of Coles at 24.6 per cent and ALDI at 9.8 per …

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Vinnies and IGA launch Christmas bauble appeal

Vinnies and IGA hosted a BBQ in Sydney last week to celebrate the launch of the 2018 Vinnies Christmas Appeal. The launch took place at Matthew Talbot hostel in Woolloomooloo with Vinnies NSW CEO Jack De Groot and Channel 9 News Weather Presenter Belinda Russell. Also attending were IGA NSW …

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$320K in penalties for underpaying IGA workers

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has secured $320,263 in penalties in court for the underpayment of six IGA workers. The court found the operator to have deliberately underpaid six workers at two IGA supermarkets in Melbourne – despite having been put on notice to comply. Said “Sam” Haddad is the …

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IGA working hard at promoting fresh

Metcash National Senior Category Manager Michael Thompson is proud of IGA and the ongoing initiatives within its huge network of supermarkets to support local communities and promote fresh produce and healthy eating. He took some time out to talk to Retail World journalist Adam James about these initiatives and current shopper …

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IGA retailers to support drought-affected farmers

IGA’s 1,400 independently owned stores and their customers are coming together to support Australian farmers affected by drought. Customers are able to buy a $2 Raindrop Token, with all funds raised going towards the Drought Angels Appeal. Well known in rural Australia, Drought Angels is a small charity that gives …

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Supermarkets abuzz with accusations of ‘fake’ honey

Australia’s biggest listed honey company Capilano, and the supermarkets that sell it, stand accused of lining shelves with “fake” honey. Scientific testing has shown that almost half of honey samples from major supermarket shelves are “adulterated”. This means they were mixed with substances other than nectar from bees. Industry experts …

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Metcash agrees supply deal with Foodland

Metcash Limited has signed a legally binding Heads of Agreement with Foodland Supermarket, the companies announced today. Foodland Supermarket is the governing body for independent Foodland supermarket retailers in South Australia (SA). The deal includes the proposed form of a long-term supply agreement. The agreement means Foodland retailers will commit …

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