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ACT’s first drive-thru pharmacy proves accessibility pays off

Discount Drug Stores’ ACT drive-thru proves importance of accessibility and flexibility to healthcare.

Chemists are top choice for Aussie makeup purchases

Priceline and Chemist Warehouse among top retailers for makeup shoppers.

Coles targets health-conscious Aussies with private label wellness range

Coles, health, health food, organic, wellness, Wellness Road

Dan Murphy’s appoints Coles’ Alex Freudmann as MD

Coles’ Fresh Food director joins Dan Murphy’s as new MD.

Sustainability high on the agenda for shoppers

Sustainable-minded shoppers to spend up to $150 billion on sustainable products by 2021, study shows.

Woolworths app could recoup millions in lost sales for suppliers

Woolworths invests in new app that monitors the performance of suppliers’ products in each store.

Coles launches reusable container promotion

Coles’ latest promotion encourages customers to reduce food and plastic waste at home.

Richard Umbers returns to supermarket roots at Kaufland

Former Myer CEO has a new job with the German hypermarket.

Suppliers call on ACCC to investigate retailers

Frustrated suppliers question how compliant supermarkets are.

Coles, Woolies bump up tech to tackle theft and safety issues

Supermarkets trialing new security technology on self-serve checkouts.

Nearly half of Aussie workers have experience bullying or harassment at work

Nearly a half of Australian professionals have experienced bullying or harassment at work.

Woolworths becomes first supermarket globally to issue ‘green bonds’

The retailer will allow investors to support projects that help the environment.

Woolworths in a strong position to take on Kaufland

Latest research from Roy Morgan shows shifting market share.

Supply issue leaves Coles and Woolies customers without top food brands

Mars Australia and Nestlé held back products from the big two.

Major leadership reshuffle as Kaufland and Lidl CEOs resign suddenly

The two German discount giants are currently without long-term leadership.

Healthy Life to join Go Vita network

Deal could see some of Healthy Life’s stores relocated.

API banks on own “growth engines” after Sigma merger taken off the table

Priceline parent backs growth strategy, including trial of click and collect.

Coles scores exclusive deal with the world leader in online grocery

Supermarket giant partners with Ocado to double its home delivery capacity in Australia.

Coles expands Uber Eats trial, widens range to include grocery staples

Supermarket giant Coles has expanded its Uber Eats trial to four more stores in Sydney, and widened the range of goods to include everyday grocery staples. The Uber Eats trial, which first began in the supermarket’s Pagewood store in January with ready-to-eat and ready-to-heat ranges, has now been extended to stores in World Square, Bondi Junction, Leichhardt and North Sydney, offering nearby consumers the additional convenience of having everyday essentials delivered to their door. E…

Three Kaufland sites approved in Victoria

Kaufland to build three stores and Australia’s largest distribution centre.


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A new initiative, announced by @google at #CopenhagenFashionSummit,will help to understand the environmental impact… https://t.co/VmLrRHHp3p

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Rising competition and crude oil prices have impacted @CaltexAustralia net profits in the first quarter of 2019… https://t.co/OE4VaIIReR

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