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Aldi Australia launches Corner Store in convenience push

Discount supermarket Aldi is this week opening a smaller, convenience store offer in North Sydney.

Countdown parent’s supplier guide ranks packaging materials

Woolworths has published a list of good and bad packaging materials for its suppliers to refer to as it works to adopt e...

‘It makes us really scared’: Retail workers reveal customer abuse

Four frontline workers share their experiences dealing with aggressive and abusive customers at supermarkets and departm...

Foodstuffs South Island launches online shopping – town by town

Both the supermarket chains also offer ‘Click & Collect’ where customers can choose a store to collect their orders.

How to spot the ‘red flags’ in retail supply chains

Aldi has become the first Australian member of Slave-Free Alliance but the retail industry, as a whole, has a long way t...

Have supermarkets learned how to handle panic buying?

Supermarkets have been under continued pressure to serve communities, particularly in times of lockdown.

Foodstuffs to remove single-use produce bags

Customers will see a range of trial products hitting the shop floor as part of the move including multi-use bags, nylon ...

Are members-only supermarkets the future of grocery?

Alibaba is expanding its membership-driven hypermarket chain as it seeks to capitalise on China’s burgeoning middle clas...

Walmart CEO: Why retailers need to pay it forward by investing in people

While the pandemic saw many companies let go of team members and cut staffing costs, Walmart committed to investing in t...

Walmart CEO: Why retailers need to pay it forward by investing in people

While the pandemic saw many companies let go of team members and cut staffing costs, Walmart committed to investing in t...

Coles spending $2.5bn on digital over the next two years

Coles’ chief executive Steven Cain said following its demerger from Wesfarmers, and the subsequent Covid-19 pandemic, th...

Why supermarkets are investing in payment platforms

Major supermarkets are investing heavily in payment platforms in a bid to deliver a seamless customer experience that ri...

Good. Different? Aldi follows rivals on self-service and e-commerce

Aldi Australia is rolling out self-service technology to select stores in NSW and taking its first steps in e-commerce.

Consumers warned of empty shelves in lower South Island

As rescues and evacuations continue, both Foodstuffs and Countdown have confirmed that deliveries to stores south of Chr...

Countdown introduces paid gender affirmation leave

The Woolworths Group in Australia and New Zealand extends support for transgender and gender diverse employees.