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Online shopping for Woolworths Group set to take off

Woolworths Group and US-based eGrocery Takeoff Technologies will implement automated micro fulfillment capabilities at three sites to help meet customers’ growing demand for shopping online. The implementation of Takeoff’s automated solution will begin within the next 12 months. Woolworths Group will then evaluate the suitability of the technology for further …

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Woolworths launches media business, Cartology

Cartology, Woolworths Group’s new retail media business, has unveiled a number of new initiatives that will ensure customers are better connected to the brands they love. “We are excited to officially launch Cartology today to our partners and be in a position to further innovate retail media in Australia to …

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Woolworths’ merge and de-merge plans for EDG and ALH

Woolworths Group intends to amalgamate Endeavour Drinks Group and ALH Group into a single entity and then split the new business through a demerger “or other value-accretive alternative”. The agreement to combine its drinks and hospitality businesses, Endeavour Drinks and ALH into a single entity is set to create Australia’s …

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Woolworths creates own media business, Cartology

Woolworths Group has announced the launch of a new stand-alone media business, which it has called Cartology. According to Woolworths, the new business will ensure supplier partners are able to better communicate and engage with customers along the path to purchase. “At Woolworths, we know in order to continue to …

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Woolworths Group to sell petrol business to EG Group

Woolworths Group has entered into a binding agreement to sell its 540 Woolworths-owned fuel-convenience sites to EG Group for $1.725 billion. EG Group describes itself as “the leading independent petrol forecourt retailer in Europe” which is also “having great success in the US”. It operates about 4,700 sites across Europe …

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Woolworths’ super new plan for parental leave

Woolworths Group says it has become the first Australian retailer to introduce superannuation contributions for 12 months of parental leave. The move is part of a “revamped parental leave policy”, says the retail giant. The change will help close what Woolworths describes as “the superannuation gender gap”. The Association of …

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Woolworths Group top for ‘diversity and inclusion’

Woolworths Group is Australia’s top company according to Thomson Reuters’ 2018 Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Index. It also ranked 14th globally, the index found. The D&I Index ranks the top 100 publicly traded companies out of more than 7,000 around the world. It measures 24 metrics across four key categories: …

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Woolworths Group and customers raise over $7m for farmers

The Woolworths Group, together with its customers, has raised more than $7 million so far for drought-hit Aussie farmers. They have done so through Rural Aid’s Buy a Bale appeal. Rural Aid is already using the money to deliver more livestock feed and cover essential household expenses. It will also …

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Woolworths puts an end to gift card expiry dates

The Woolworths Group has announced all its gift cards will be sold without expiry dates from March 31, 2018. This flexibility will also be extended to customers with active gift cards bought on or after March 31, 2017. The move improves on Woolworths’ previous commitment to extend expiry dates from …

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