Australia

Dick smith goes administration; Gift cards bought from Coles still valid

Dick smith goes administration; Gift cards bought from Coles still valid

Australian supermarket Coles will exchange a Valid Dick smith card for its customers prior to the electronic store going into administration. Dick smith went into administration on Tuesday making these gift cards worthless. Many customers were furious about the outstanding gift cards, some worth more than $1000 and not honored by the shop. As soon […]

Australia wants more discounts stores, thanks to  Aldi

Australia wants more discounts stores, thanks to  Aldi

Australia wants more budget supermarket like Aldi, experts say. After a successful introduction of German retail chain Aldi, a survey shows that 74 % of Australians are interested in discount prices. This discount stores has even benefited for the people, who won’t shop from them, because the way of other supermarket respond to the challenge- […]

$2.5 billion Sales estimated in Australia on Boxing Day

$2.5 billion Sales estimated in Australia on Boxing Day

Shoppers in Australia will be able to exploit the local Boxing Day deals without having to take the long trip to the city, thanks to the new regulation. The change is relied upon to accent Boxing Day spending to almost $1 billion as deal seekers hit shops nearby their homes for the customary blowouts. As […]

Woolworths Apologizes for sign Board Error

Woolworths Apologizes for sign Board Error

WOOLWORTHS has been found wrong in advising and for putting a clear demarcation and discrimination of Asian and English speakers with respect to the selling of baby formula tin limits. In Mandarin it shows the shoppers to a two-tin restriction, while the English version shows a limit of four-tin. However, the supermarket authorities ordered stores […]

Corned Beef and Mayonnaise are Bolted Up

Corned Beef and Mayonnaise are Bolted Up

Certain hazardous materials and cigarettes are generally out of reach in stores, but the one in West Auckland super market has locked up some of its general items. The corned beef and mayonnaise has been bolted to prevent them from being stolen. While the littler jars and containers are still on the racks, the bigger […]

Costco Wholesale’s sales ascents to $1.3 billion

Costco Wholesale’s sales ascents to $1.3 billion

Discount supermarket Costco Wholesale reported a sturdy rebound in profit in 2015 as sales ascended to $1.3 billion. The company took almost six years to achieve this critical mass after stepping into Australian soil. Accounts released last week demonstrated Costco Wholesale swayed to pretax profit of $22.7 million in the 12 months finished August 31 from […]

Supermarket takes off magazine featuring naked cover image from sales

Supermarket takes off magazine featuring naked cover image from sales

Australian supermarket chain Coles has removed Harper’s Bazaar magazine from sales following the customer dissatisfaction over the naked Miranda Kerr’s cover image.  The former Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr bared all for the holiday issue cover photo shoot. The magazine which was made public on December 14th drew criticism from many quarters. Supermarket Coles announced […]

Coles opens an additional 2600 checkouts to tackle Christmas shopping queues

Coles opens an additional 2600 checkouts to tackle Christmas shopping queues

Supermarket chain Coles has announced that it would bring in an additional 2600 checkouts throughout its stores to tackle the long queues during the wee holiday shopping hours ahead of the Christmas and New Year. In a move that will reduce the stacked trolley line at the busiest time on the shopping calendar, Coles said […]

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