Tag Archives: NSW

Woolworths introduces solar first in regional NSW

A Woolworths store in regional NSW has become the first Woolworths in Australia to introduce solar panels on top of carpark shade sails. The store in the town of Young has two solar arrays – made up of 366 high-efficiency solar panels spanning 730sqm – which have the capacity to …

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Retailers call on NSW government to ban the bag

The NSW government has come under pressure from retailers to step up efforts to implement legislation to eradicate single-use plastic bags. According to the National Retail Association, retail outlets across NSW are continuing to show widespread community support for a ban on lightweight plastic bags. In association with the Boomerang …

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Retailers welcome delay in Qld Container Refund Scheme

The Queensland government has delayed the implementation of the state’s Container Refund Scheme from July 1 to November 1, so that lessons from the NSW experience can be learned. NSW’s ‘Return and Earn’ container deposit scheme (CDS) was launched on December 1 last year and has faced criticism from retail …

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IGA President’s Cup awarded to NSW Distribution Centre

The Metcash Distribution Centre in Huntingwood, NSW, was awarded the President’s Cup Award at the IGA International Awards of Excellence, which took place in Las Vegas, US, on February 11. The President’s Cup is awarded to the IGA Global Logistics Distribution Centre and/or master franchisee that has “shown true leadership …

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MGA: NSW container deposit laws will destroy small and independently owned businesses

New container deposit laws in NSW will operate from December 1, 2017, and from that date, says MGA Independent Retailers CEO Jos de Bruin, independently owned businesses on the NSW borders will suffer the consequences. “MGA has pleaded with the Minister for the Environment, Minister Upton, to listen to the …

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Woolworths helps NSW seniors save

NSW Seniors Card holders are set to save on their weekly shop in-store and online with the launch of an exclusive partnership agreement between Woolworths and the NSW government. In a first for a retailer, Woolworths will give eligible NSW Seniors Card holders savings on Woolworths eGift cards and midweek …

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Costco opens third NSW site

Scores of eager shoppers attended the official opening of Costco Marsden Park in western Sydney on Tuesday morning, marking the retailer’s ninth warehouse opening in Australia since launching in this country eight years ago. Spanning 13,575sqm, the Marsden Park store includes a Costco fuel station, tyre centre, food court, optometrist, …

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The Waterfront secures Woolworths as anchor tenant

The shopping precinct at Shell Cove on the NSW south coast will comprise a 3,800sqm full-line Woolworths supermarket, complemented by nine specialty retailers. Shellharbour City Council and Frasers Property Australia say the shopping precinct is the first stage of the town centre, intended to service the idyllic Shell Cove community. …

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