Tag Archives: Metcash

IGA supports Aussies affected by bushfires

IGA has activated its Emergency Response Plan, already raising $280,000 to support Australians affected by the bushfires. This includes contributions from retailers, matched by Metcash. The business has also donated $355,000 in the form of water, products and gift cards. The total amount raised to date, including IGA’s Rapid Response …

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IGA celebrates women in business

The inaugural Women in Business event was hosted by Metcash Food and Grocery in October. Held at Sirromet Winery at Mt Cotton in south east Queensland, the event gathered more than 80 IGA QNN retailers, suppliers and the Metcash Queensland team to connect, learn and network. Inspirational speakers Guest speakers …

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Metcash bids farewell to 7-Eleven

7-Eleven Australia will not be renewing its current supply agreement with Metcash following its conclusion on 12 August 2020. According to an ASX announcement published by Metcash on Friday, they were “unable to reach an agreement with 7-Eleven on its supply requirements for the east coast, including delivery routes and …

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‘Solid’ results for Metcash despite a challenging market

Metcash Group delivered a “solid set” of financial results during FY19, says Chairman Robert Murray, and continued to “successfully” execute its key strategic initiatives. Reported Group sales (which excludes charge-through sales) increased 1.8 per cent to $12.7 billion, while sales (including charge-through sales) increased 1.4 per cent to $14.6 billion. …

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Metcash delivers a ‘pleasing financial and strategic outcome’

Metcash has released its financial results for the year ended 30 April 2019. Reported group revenue, which now excludes charge-through sales, increased 1.8 per cent to $12.7 billion (FY18: $12.4 billion). Including charge-through sales, group revenue increased 1.4 per cent to $14.6 billion (FY18: $14.4 billion). “Further good progress on …

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Metcash to continue supplying Drakes in Qld

Metcash has reached an agreement with Drakes Supermarkets to supply its stores in Queensland for another five years. The announcement comes after the expiry of its existing supply agreement on June 2, 2019. According to the Financial Review, the agreement means Metcash is “removing a major threat to its revenue …

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Metcash to invest $270m in store network

A rebranding of the store network and a trial of 10 small format convenience stores are among the initiatives announced by Metcash at its strategy update this week. The wholesaler announced investment plans of $270m over five years across its business. This includes a potential $165m capex in food initiatives. …

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‘Best in class’ – new Metcash distribution centre for SA

This week, Metcash began work on a ‘best in class’ distribution centre in Gepps Cross, Adelaide, to service independent retailers. The company held a ‘turning of the soil’ event (right) to celebrate the start of construction. In a statement, Metcash said the new DC would deliver “operational efficiencies” for its …

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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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