Tag Archives: Woolworths

Woolworths and Qantas Frequent Flyer refresh partnership

Woolworths Rewards and Qantas Frequent Flyer have revamped their decade long partnership. This is expected to make the tie-up simpler, faster and more rewarding for millions of members. From today, the conversion rate from Woolworths Rewards to Qantas Frequent Flyer points will increase by close to 15 per cent. It …

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Brownes Dairy goes national with prebiotic yoghurt

Brownes Dairy has expanded beyond the Western Australian market with the launch of a new prebiotic yoghurt pouch for kids. This is the first time the 133-year-old company has taken a yoghurt product nationally. “We’ve always had an appetite to share our products with the rest of Australia, and growing …

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Woolworths launches drought action appeal with charities

Woolworths is doing its bit to help support communities that are experiencing some of the worst and most prolonged drought conditions on record. The retailer is doing this through partnering with Australian charities to launch the S.T.A.N.D (Support Through Australian Natural Disasters) Drought Action Appeal. The Salvation Army, Rural Aid, …

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Diversity and inclusion top notch status for Woolies in Asia Pacific

Woolworths Group has secured a top spot in Asia Pacific and ranked 19th globally in the 2019 Refinitiv Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Index. This is the second consecutive year the group has led the way for Australian businesses on the index. The US leads the top 100 followed by the …

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Woolworths launches Discovery Garden

Launched this week, Woolworths’ new community program, Woolworths Discovery Garden, is said to help Australian families grow their own fresh vegetables, herbs and flowers. Woolworths customers can collect a seedling kit, with every $30 they spend in store or online, while stocks last. The retailer is also giving away a …

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Woolies’ new beer is the ‘best thing since sliced bread’

Unsold loaves of bread from Woolworths have been repurposed and brewed into a limited-edition pale ale. The beer, called Loafer, will be sold exclusively in BWS and Dan Murphy’s. The new product will help raise funds for Feed Appeal. This will put meals on the table for Australians impacted by …

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Major supermarkets rank in Australia’s most valuable brands

Woolworths and Coles are among the 2019 Brandz Top 40 Most Valuable Australian Brands. Their brand values have, however, declined. Conducted by WPP and Kantar, the annual report ranks Woolworths in fifth place. The retailer’s brand value is US$7.0 billion ($10.4 billion), down one per cent versus 2018. Coles, according …

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The war against wastage

Data from a recent SAI Global survey has revealed, more than half of shoppers aren’t happy about the overuse of plastic packaging and discarded imperfect produce, across supermarkets nationally. Use of plastics Reportedly, survey results showed that 53 per cent of respondents reported there is too much plastic packaging and …

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Woolworths Group continues to make ‘good progress’

Woolworths Group sales increased by 3.4 per cent to just under $60 billion for FY19. According to Woolworths Group CEO Brad Banducci, the company made “good progress” on its transformation across all of its businesses in FY19 with improving sales and EBIT momentum in the second half of the year. …

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Roy Morgan: Foodland tops Supermarket of the Month again

Foodland has secured its twelfth straight Roy Morgan Supermarket of the Month Award with a customer satisfaction rating of 86 per cent for July 2019. The retailer has now won nineteen of the past twenty monthly awards. Foodland’s customer satisfaction rating of 86 per cent was followed by Aldi (83 …

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