Tag Archives: Woolworths

Online grocery shoppers spend more than in-store shoppers

Australians who shop for groceries online spend more than shoppers at bricks-and-mortar stores, Roy Morgan has found. Although online grocery shoppers remain a small minority – for now – they’re a lucrative one for both Coles and Woolworths. This is the finding of Roy Morgan’s latest report ‘People who have …

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Woolies offers Brisbane shoppers delivery in under two hours

Several Woolworths stores in Brisbane are now offering grocery deliveries in under two hours. Thanks to the Delivery Now service, customers living in the suburbs surrounding Woolworths stores in Ascot, Ashgrove, Bulimba, Camp Hill, Paddington and Spring Hill can order up to 30 handpicked items from a range of more …

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Woolworths and Aldi grew grocery market share in 2018

Woolworths has extended its lead as Australia’s top grocery retailer after increasing its share of Australia’s total grocery market. Its share is now 34 per cent, up 1.4 percentage points (ppts), according to Roy Morgan’s latest survey data. Aldi had a good year too, growing its market share to 11.4 …

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Woolies sells fuel network, scales down BIG W

Woolworths has completed the sale of its petrol business to EG Group and will return the proceeds via a buyback. The buyback will be off market and return $1.7 billion to shareholders, Woolworths says. The offer period will open on April 16. Shareholder value Woolworths Group Chair Gordon Cairns says …

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Woolies to fund new generation of ‘environmental champions’

Woolworths says its Junior Landcare Grants program will help fund environmental initiatives in hundreds of schools across Australia. The supermarket will give 538 schools up to $1,000 each to encourage a new generation of “environmental champions”. This first round of the funding program will see up to half a million …

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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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Wesfarmers and Woolies among Australia’s top 10 companies

Wesfarmers and Woolies have taken two of the top spots in IBISWorld’s 2018 list of Australia’s Top 1000 companies. Significantly, given the rapidly evolving retail landscape, online shopping businesses were among the biggest movers. “The firms on IBISWorld’s 2018 Top 1000 list account for $2.22 trillion in revenue,” IBISWorld Senior …

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Woolies expands food range to cater for dietary needs

Woolworths has introduced 24 new products in the Woolworths Free From and Macro Wholefoods Market range. The reason, it says, is “to cater to the growing number of Australians living with a dietary need or who are choosing to be more health conscious”. According to Woolworths, coeliac disease affects about …

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Well-meaning shoppers confused about sustainable labelling

Australians are confused about sustainable labelling and ecofriendly shopping, claims the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). The MSC carried out the research for Sustainable Seafood Week. It found that 63 per cent of respondents were keen to do the right thing. But they also find the number of diets, fads and ‘green’ …

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A good Patch: compostable bandages now in Woolies

Patch Bamboo Bandages, claimed to be the world’s first organic, hypoallergenic compostable wound-care solution, are being launched in Woolworths nationally this month. A product of “natural solutions” company Nutricare, Patch Strips are said to have reached a global market in just over 12 months and are now available in more …

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