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IGCC: Woolworths among companies having net-zero claims scrutinised

A new report provides guidance on what investors and shareholders want from net-zero ambitions.
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What will come next for Covid’s retail winners when lockdown is over?

Stepping up in lockdowns and panic-buying mayhem has given traditional retailers a ‘progressiveness dividend’. But they ...
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Consumer NZ, grocery suppliers call for action on grocery duopoly

Both organisations demand changes to the rules governing supermarkets in the country, resulting in the industry giants h...

Retail appointments of the week

Kathmandu names new director with ESG experience; Lovisa CEO exits business after 12 years at the helm; Woolworths Group...

Woolworths taps into ‘endless aisle’ with Everyday Market

The supermarket chain’s online ‘endless aisle’ launched carrying a relatively small number of offerings. Don’t expect it...

Woolworths backs next-gen plan to replace virgin plastics

Starting with packaging like the containers used for mini tomatoes, Samsara packaging is expected to hit Woolworths shel...

‘Go anywhere, get anything’: Uber reveals plans for marketplace

Uber’s partnership with Woolworths is just the beginning of the company’s ambition to be a major marketplace for all on-...

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...

Countdown owner launches payments platform

Wpay will power payments inside and outside of Woolworths Group's businesses, and further extends the group into the ret...

Supermarkets back pact to eliminate plastic waste by 2025

Aldi, Coles and Woolworths are founding members of a new plastic pact, which launches today.
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“We did not do enough”: Woolworths cans plans for Darwin Dan Murphy’s

While NZ food sales have dropped, online penetration is firmly on the rise.

Retail appointments of the week

Catch.com appoints new technology and product chief; New managing director for Woolworths NZ; Mecca welcomes new chief t...
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Why Indigenous groups are calling for Woolworths’ RAP to be revoked

The retailer is a leader in Indigenous employment, but has been criticised for not respecting community voices.

Accelerate and innovate: How Woolies, Decathlon were pushed by the pandemic to invest in tech

From scan-and-go to e-stores and warehouse robots, here are some of the cool initiatives that major retailers have launc...

Woolworths commits to use 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025

Woolworths is the latest business in Australia to commit to power all of its operations through renewable energy by 2025...

Costs weigh on Countdown owner as underpayments, redundancies mount in Australia

Countdown owner Woolworths Group forecasts a drop in earnings for FY20.

Woolworths revises underpayments estimate to $315 million

Supermarket giant says it was “disappointed” to have let staff down in relation to underpayments.

Endeavour Drinks appoints Countdown exec to lead BWS

Woolworths Group strengthens its drinks arm ahead of a proposed divestment from the group in 2020.

David Jones profit almost halves in FY19

Poor trading conditions and ongoing refurbishment weigh on department store.

Woolworths’ Endeavour exit “not about gaming”

Retail conglomerate says it is not looking to offload Big W next.