Australia

Aldi rolls out Christmas adverts for 2016; receives mixed reviews

Aldi rolls out Christmas adverts for 2016; receives mixed reviews

Aldi becomes the first among the major supermarkets to roll out its Christmas advert for 2016 in Australia. The promotion, created by advertising agency BMF, features the Tinkletons – a family of super enthusiastic Americans who are convinced that their Christmas is better than Australian‘s. And they are in Australia to prove it. The promotion […]

Aldi eyes $ 1 billion expansion plan in Australia

Aldi eyes $ 1 billion expansion plan in Australia

German discount supermarket chain Aldi is making it big in Australia. With its total profit expected to surge $7 billion this year, Aldi plans to take on rivals Woolworths and Coles in Australian supermarket war. Aldi’s sales hit $5.8 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow on a similar pace, reports The Sydney Morning […]

Woolworths recalls Halloween mugs

Woolworths recalls Halloween mugs

Woolworths has recalled Halloween mugs sold in its stores in the midst of health fears. The Halloween Flashing Tumbler (green and orange) and Halloween Flashing Goblet (clear) (Article numbers 478663 and 478617) sold in Woolworths and Safeway stores from October 3 to 27 October 2016 have been recalled. The battery cover can be opened without […]

Coles sales growth slows down

Coles sales growth slows down

Prolonged supermarket price wars and changing economic situations have put handbrake on Coles’ market growth.  Food and alcohol sales rose 2.9 percent to $7.85 billion in the principal quarter of the 2017 financial year, down from 3.5 percent in the preceding quarter.  Experts had generally anticipated that Coles would show abating sales growth as Woolworths’ […]

Food waste in high pitch at Walmart

Food waste in high pitch at Walmart

  A former employee, Daniel Schoeler who worked at almost a dozen Walmart stores in the Vancoer area is speaking out about what he calls ‘heart breaking’ food waste at the giant retailer. He told that on every shift in almost every store, he could see tons of what appeared to be perfectly good food […]

German Giant Aldi buys Delamere Avenue

German Giant Aldi buys Delamere Avenue

  The German retailer Aldi has bought a site for Currambine store in Delamere Avenue. Mr Anthony Morabito, Altegra Porperty Group metropolitan markets director told that he negotiated the sale with Aldi’s Morgan O’Shea. He added that after a successful sales and leasing campaign at first stage of Currambine District Centre, the owners of 86 […]

Coles Hand in Glove with Simplot

Coles Hand in Glove with Simplot

  Austrialian supermarket giant Coles has committed to source six million kilograms of Australian vegetables in a deal with the food processor Simplot. The contract is for a tenure of eight years that will source the vegetables from 240 fresh prducers in Tasmania, Queensland and New South Wales. John Durkan, the MD of Coles told […]

Aldi plan’s for rapid expansion in West Australia

Aldi plan’s for rapid expansion in West Australia

  German supermarket giant Aldi buys Bunbury St John of God site as its expansion continues in the region. The site comprises of 10,373sqm,at 9 Edward Street, which features a unique location as four street frontages in a high profile commercial centre and an existing approval for a comprehensive development. The area was sold by […]

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