Tag Archives: online grocery

Coles teams up with Ocado to enhance online grocery

Coles has entered an exclusive services agreement with British online supermarket group Ocado. Under the agreement, Coles says it will launch an end-to-end online grocery shopping solution. This will include: A significantly enhanced customer experience, supported by Ocado’s entire end-to-end proprietary software applications and technology solutions required to operate a …

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Online grocery latest ‘battleground’ for supermarkets

Online grocery retailing is the latest “battleground” for supermarkets, according to industry research company IBISWorld. Coles, Woolworths and others are busy ramping up their click and collect services. IBISWorld predicts the online grocery sales industry to generate $3.3 billion in revenue in 2018-19. Bricks-and-mortar supermarkets will generate $103.4 billion, the …

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Online grocery markets set for rapid growth

Online grocery markets will grow by 20 per cent every year until 2023, according to new research by IGD. IGD, which describes itself as a “research and training charity”, says the “twin enablers” of rapidly evolving shopper expectations and tech innovations are driving this growth. In fact, says IGD, the …

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International news: UK online grocery sales set to surpass $18.6 billion

The value of virtual shopping baskets is growing at a faster rate than physical ones, in the UK, with Mintel forecasting 12 per cent growth in 2017. The growth in the market comes as an increasing number of shoppers are choosing to forgo their trip to the supermarket. Almost 29 …

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Aussie Farmers Direct to challenge WA supermarkets

Aussie Farmers Direct says the launch of The General Store in Western Australia means shoppers in the state now have an online-grocery alternative. The General Store is an online-only supermarket developed by the team behind Aussie Farmers Direct, carrying more than 4,000 of Australia’s grocery brands. It claims to offer …

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Roy Morgan Research: Can Australia’s supermarkets stand up to AmazonFresh?

After months of industry speculation, US e-commerce colossus Amazon has finally confirmed what we were all expecting: it’s expanding into Australia. Like many of the other internationals that have entered the local market over the past few years, Amazon’s presence has the potential to shake up the Australian retail landscape …

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