Tag Archives: Woolworths

Results are in for customer favourites

In the battle for the modern grocery shopper, Woolworths edges out Coles, but watch out for Aldi. The findings are from the inaugural Australian Grocer Retailer Preference Index (RPI) released by customer data science platform Dunnhumby. The report was modelled after a series of studies that Dunnhumby conducted in the …

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Aussie food waste fight gets helping hand

The Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) has partnered with Woolworths and Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL) to bring UK’s Mark Barthel to Australia. An expert in international sustainable food systems, Mr Barthel’s primary aim will be to develop a solution to the $20 billion food waste problem in …

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Woolworths will Share the Dignity

Woolworths has partnered with Share the Dignity for the ‘August Dignity Drive.’ For the first time, Woolworths supermarkets across the country will be collection points for all sanitary product donations. “I applaud Woolworths for taking leadership in addressing this ‘taboo’ subject and helping the Share the Dignity team in driving …

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Fresh food people to deliver Fresh Distribution Centre

Woolworths and Vaughan Constructions have begun building Victoria’s new Melbourne Fresh Distribution Centre (MFDC) located in Truganina. The centre will be a state-of-the-art facility that stores and delivers fresh produce and chilled products to hundreds of supermarkets and is expected to open in 2020. For the community The MFDC will …

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Canstar Blue: Aldi top spot once again

Even though intense rivalry exists between Australia’s main supermarkets, Aldi has once again emerged the winner in overall popularity in the Canstar Blue’s Most Satisfied Customers Award for 2019 ranking. Surpassing Foodland, Woolworths, IGA and Coles in terms of value for money and food quality, Aldi’s shoppers have been recognised …

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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 expands Scan&Go in Sydney

Consumers in the Sydney CBD can now skip the check-out queues at four Woolworths Metro stores as the supermarket expands its Scan&Go trial to more locations. The offering was also recently launched at Woolworth’s renewed full-line supermarket in the Sydney suburb of Mona Vale. According to the retailer, Scan&Go allows …

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Woolworths partners with Spoon Guru

Woolworths has formed a partnership with UK-based food tech start-up Spoon Guru. The start-up’s artificial intelligence (AI) patented software enables online retailers to assist consumers navigate foods available according to their preferences, health objectives and lifestyle choices via machine learning, nutritional and labelling information. International partners  In addition to Woolworths, …

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Woolworths to trial new 2D barcodes to cut food waste

Woolworths will become the first Australian supermarket to trial data-embedded (or 2D) barcodes from August. The supermarket says the new barcodes could reduce the millions of tonnes of food waste in Australia each year and eliminate the risk of customers buying expired products. They could also be useful in the …

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Woolworths partners with Marley Spoon

Woolworths Group has entered into a strategic partnership with subscription-based meal kit provider Marley Spoon. The partnership includes a $30 million investment in Marley Spoon by Woolworths Group and the issue of Marley Spoon shares. The issue of shares will result in Woolworths Group owning approximately nine per cent of …

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