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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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German giant Lidl unveils plastic-free initiatives

Lidl will remove black plastic packaging from its entire fruit and vegetable range across all 195 Ireland and Northern Ireland stores before Christmas. It follows a similar move in Lidl’s other UK stores. The supermarket will scrap packaging, which cannot be recycled, from fresh fish products by February 2019. Fresh …

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Tesco to launch discount chain to take on Lidl and ALDI

A new Tesco discount chain could launch in the UK as early as September to take on cut-price German giants, according to media reports. Industry insiders have speculated the new chain will be called Jack’s in honour of Tesco’s founder, Jack Cohen. Tesco declined to comment. The UK company has …

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Woolworths increases lead in grocery war

The latest results from Roy Morgan show that in the 12 months to December 2017, Woolworths has 32.2 per cent of the total grocery market (including fresh food), an increase of 0.8 per cent points over the 2016 result. The Coles Group achieved 28.8 per cent share, ALDI achieved 12.1 …

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Global powers and challenges revealed

Now in its 21st year, Deloitte’s Global Powers of Retailing report identifies the 250 largest retailers globally by revenue, and examines current global trends and economic prospects in retail. Top-250 Australian stalwarts, Wesfarmers and Woolworths, maintain their top-25 global retailers’ placings at 21st and 23rd, respectively (compared with 21st and 24th last …

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ALDI leads the way for a Lidl competition

ALDI’s success in Australia has opened the door for another direct competitor, Lidl, now that Australian shoppers understand and trust the discounter model and house brands, says retail expert Gary Mortimer. Associate Professor Mortimer, from the School of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations at QUT (Queensland University of Technology) says …

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