Australia

Aldi joins new push to stock liquor in grocery stores

Aldi joins new push to stock liquor in grocery stores

The civil argument to stock liquor in grocery stores has begun to bubble again as Aldi joins the push to offer alcohol in its forthcoming opened South Australian stores. Liquor could soon be sold from South Australian general store racks if a push by new retail passage Aldi is effective. The move from the German […]

Australian Beef cattle herd forecast to hit record low

Australian Beef cattle herd forecast to hit record low

Australian meat processors will feel the squeeze in the following 12 months with assessments national cattle numbers are set out toward a record low. Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) predicts beef production will drop to 25.9 million head in 2017, its most reduced level in 24 years. MLA director of business sector information Ben Thomas […]

Woolworths shuts down its home improvement store Masters leaving 8500 staff jobless

Woolworths shuts down its home improvement store Masters leaving 8500 staff jobless

Retail giant Woolworths will shut down its  struggling home improve department Masters, leaving 8,500 staff jobless. Following an extensive review Woolworths finally decided either to sell or wind up its loss making home improvement venture includes Masters and Home Timber & Hardware Chains. Woolworths Chairman Gordon Cairns said the survey showed that, it will take a […]

Drought affects Australian cattle supply; Beef prices on the rise

Drought affects Australian cattle supply; Beef prices on the rise

Beef prices in Australia have surged to record highs creating concerns among cattle farmers that the supply shortage would force shoppers to seek for alternative meats. The benchmark for the price of Australian cattle, the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator, came to 600 cents per kilogram meat weight for the first time. Australia’s cattle supply is […]

Australians prefer supermarket labels to brands

Australians prefer supermarket labels to brands

More and more Australians are reportedly shopping for home brand items at supermarket.  Economical prices and enhanced quality are winning clients over, however there are concerns that the shoppers could wind up with a limited scope of choice. More than one in four grocery store products is currently a private label, or home brand. The […]

Dick Smith CEO quits as receiver looks to sell battling business

Dick Smith CEO quits as receiver looks to sell battling business

  Don Grover replaces Nick Abboud as Dick Smith CEO a week after the electronic retailer was put in willful administration with obligations of about $390m. The Dick Smith CEO, Nick Abboud, has quit a week after the electronic retailer went into receivership with obligations of about $390m. The recipient, Ferrier Hodgson, says Don Grover […]

Shoppers complaining on Woolworths Free Fruit for Kids campaign

Shoppers complaining on Woolworths Free Fruit for Kids campaign

  Australian Supermarket chain Woolsworth’s “Free Fruit for Kids campaign” activity has exploded backward; with customers grumbling the bushel of apples and bananas is unhygienic. The market giant started the Free Fruit for Kids campaign in November, asserting it would offer children some assistance with eating their recommended two serves of fruits a day and […]

Coles customers wants to keep egg safe like Woolworths

Coles customers wants to keep egg safe like Woolworths

The Australian supermarket giant Coles is under pressure from its clients over the way that its store eggs. Customers of Coles wants to move off eggs from the warm shelves and keep it on refrigerated shelves to avoid salmonella risk like its main competitor Woolworths. Recently Woolworths has promised to its customers that they will keep […]

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