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First David Jones BP opens in Melbourne

David Jones and BP unveil their first store collaboration in Bayside, Melbourne.

Major supply chain issues dominate Coles AGM

Workers detail poor conditions in supply chain and shareholders raise concerns over BCA membership.

Caltex and Woolworths serve up fresh convenience offer

The first of the service station supermarkets opens today, with two more planned for the coming months.

Coles partners with Sainsbury’s to build private label range

Coles will gain access to a plethora of new products through Sainsbury’s supply chain.

Coles launches grocery subscription service

Coles’ online grocery subscription offers unlimited deliveries for a flat monthly fee.

Coles partners with workers’ unions to improve supply chain standards

Coles Supply Chain Accord to protect the rights of all workers.

Woolworths trials mini Metro aimed at busy city workers

Woolies has opened a one-aisle mini-store in Sydney today.

Woolworths admits underpaying staff up to $300m

Approximately 5700 workers have been underpaid in salary blunder that could date back to 2010.

Coles sees marginal sales growth in Q1 as Little Shop 2 fails to make an impact

Coles manages to beat expectations for the first quarter of FY20, despite reporting a marginal 0.1 per cent increase in supermarket sales.

Endeavour Drinks appoints Countdown exec to lead BWS

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

Priceline Pharmacy sales lift 2.4 per cent to $2.2 billion

API reports $4.0 billion in revenue for FY19 as flagship health and beauty retailer sees like-for-like sales return to growth.

Amazon Australia boosts grocery offering with launch of subscription service

Customers can set up automatic re-orders of food, pet and beauty products.

Truckers’ union exposes ‘disregard for safety’ in Aldi supply chain

A union representing transport workers in Australia released images and videos of what it alleges are “major safety problems at Aldi”.

Retailers pledge to end customer abuse of staff

Australia’s biggest retailers unite with industry groups, regulators and government in bid to end customer abuse of staff.

‘Inflation is back’: UBS grocery study suggests

UBS report states inflation during September signals “positive catalyst” for grocery market.

Coles looks beyond price with first in-store food hall

More than 100 Coles stores to be converted to the new format before the year ends.

Coles trials first zero waste to landfill supermarket

Coles trial aims to change in-store processes, focus on source separation and use waste as a resource.

Coles expands eBay offering with addition of fresh and frozen goods

Coles on eBay adds delivery windows to allow consumers to choose the most convenient delivery time.

Haigh’s to open more stores in Sydney and Melbourne

A major factory expansion last year has fuelled strong growth for the Aussie chocolate business.

Drakes departs Metcash to go solo with opening of $125m DC

Metcash’s largest wholesale supermarket officially opens its own distribution centre.

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