The RSPCA has launched a nationwide campaign that focuses on Australia’s largest hospitality and food retailers who have switched to cage-free eggs. The celebratory ‘Cage Free and Proud’ campaign recognises brands such as McDonald’s, Subway, Grill’d Healthy Burgers, Nando’s, Harris Farm Markets, Arnott’s and IKEA, as industry leaders who have acted on consumer concerns and … Continue reading RSPCA celebrates industry leaders in food services sector that use cage free eggs
Australia’s $2.9 billion fresh bread market is dominated by the two supermarket companies –Woolworths Group and Coles Group. These companies represent a combined 51.9 per cent of the fresh bread market, according to the Roy Morgan results for the year to June 2018. In total, supermarkets now comprise more than two-thirds of the entire fresh bread market … Continue reading Woolworths and Coles dominate Australia’s $2.9 billion fresh bread market
Supermarkets in Australia continue to provide farmers with help during the drought, including Coles with its pledge to match customer donations dollar-for-dollar. Coles’ promise to match customer donations will go for the entire month of August, in order to help farming communities doing it tough due to drought conditions. The combined donations raised at checkouts and … Continue reading Supermarkets match customer donations dollar-to-dollar to help farmers
Coles is providing $5 million in grants and interest-free loans from its nurture fund to help farmers across Australia combat drought. In the past year, Coles also provided more than half a million dollars in grants to farmers who applied to the Coles nurture fund to implement initiatives to make them less dependent on rain. … Continue reading Coles announces $5 million to help farmers combat drought
Coles is introducing meat packaging made entirely from a combination of recycled and renewable material. The new packaging will be used for a wide range of its Coles brand fresh meat and poultry products. Coles bought about 121 million recyclable meat and poultry trays, in 2018, from Australian manufacturer Plantic Technologies. Coles will use Plantic’s … Continue reading Coles switches to recyclable and renewable meat packaging
Analysis of long-term market trends by analysts at Roy Morgan shows that in 2018 Australia’s two largest supermarkets captured more than 51 per cent of Australia’s $18 billion fresh fruit and vegetable market between them. According to market analysts, Roy Morgan, the Woolworths Group with a 27.4 per cent share, up 1.3 per cent points … Continue reading Coles and Woolworths still lead fresh fruit and vegetable market
Analysis of long-term market trends shows that for the first time in 2017 Australia’s two largest supermarkets captured more than half of Australia’s fresh meat market between them.
Wesfarmers has announced its intention to demerge its Coles division, subject to shareholder and other approvals.
Superstar sprinter Usain Bolt has teamed up with Coles supermarkets to create a line of hot sauces launching this week across Australia.
Customer demand for high quality, grass-fed beef has resulted in a doubling in the number of Aussie farmers required for the national launch of Coles’ grass-fed range at all supermarkets this week. With Coles’ research revealing 79 per cent of customers want meat that comes from animals raised and fed naturally, Coles is now offering … Continue reading Coles expands grass-fed beef range
Prices between Coles’ and Woolworths’ private label brands and those at discounter Aldi have gone down by as much as 70 per cent in the past two years. According to the AFR, this reflects the major chain’s $1.6 billion investment into reducing prices. At the moment, many private labels are under 10 percent pricier at Coles … Continue reading When customers benefit from price wars
A Townsville woman has discovered a female Redback spider, hiding in a head of broccoli she bought from Coles.
Wesfarmers half-year profit has increased by 13.2 per cent, while earnings for its Coles supermarkets dropped for the same period.
Shoppers at Aldi are paying on average 14 per cent less than those at Coles and 12 per cent than those at Woolworths for the same goods, according to a study.
Coles has won a temporary Supreme Court junction to stop workers picketing a cold storage warehouse in Melbourne.
Supermarket giant Coles is trialling a ‘dark store’ with no customers and only employees picking stock for online customers.
Woolworths is ditching its Select private label range. It intends to launch a new brand for a more focused range of products that promises more bang for the buck.
Aldi is the most profitable retailer in Australia and it should grow by about 15 per cent a year for the next three years, according to a new report.
Aldi will continue to steal market share from Wesfarmers and Woolworths more so if the companies continue with old strategies and don’t think of a way to innovate the retail space.
At a time when one billion people globally experience hunger, as much as 50% of all food produced – up to two billion metric tonnes – is thrown away every year