Metcash announces $384m loss, but stronger convenience, IGA sales.
Retailers Woolworths and Harvey Norman are among the sponsors for the 2014 Tour De Cure, a bike from Sydney to Hobart that is hoping to raise $3 million towards cancer research, treatment, education and awareness.
Retailers looking to turnaround sluggish 2013 could do well to read RSM Bird's tips for profit; NAB expects retailers to absorb the hit from the declining exchange rate; Target goes for a small form factor and IGA launches a new brand campaign.
Following the successful launch of its first Harvest Market franchised store last year in Wollongong, Metcash has expanded the retail concept opening its first Sydney outlet in Rouse Hill.
IGA has launched its second stage of its largest ever marketing campaign featuring comedian Anh Do.
Aldi is doing a good job in keeping their customer satisfied, according to the latest Roy Morgan Supermarket Satisfaction report.
Following the acquisition of Franklins' supermarkets, Metcash is giving Franklin’s No Frills private label a makeover.
Independent retailers have slammed the supermarket giants for attacking Australian manufacturers and farmers.
IGA has launched a $3.5 million marketing and branding campaign to promote SUPA IGA’s expanded number of large format stores – 42 of which are new or proposed – across the state.
Metcash, supplier of IGA, has signed a deal with Darrell Lea's new owner the Quinn family to stock and promote the Darrell Lea range including its famous Rocklea Road and Liquorices.
More communities across the country continue to see its Franklins stores converted to IGA stores.
IGA Supermarkets has joined the supermarket price battle with the launch of its $5 million pricing, marketing and merchandising campaign.
Australia's largest independent survey of new products, Product of the Year, is increasing its consumer sample as part of a number of improvements to continue the strong growth of the awards.
In aim to create a more targeted shopping experience for locals, IGA has launched IGA Marketplace in Sydney that has been designed to cater for the young inner-city dwellers.
IGA has announced that it will be funding two new part-time McGrath IGA breast care nurse positions for the next three years.
Australian supermarkets are adopting various strategies to tap into the growing trend to 'go local'.
Metcash is acquiring the Franklins chain of 85 supermarkets, comprising 77 corporate stores plus supply to eight franchised stores.
Despite economic talk turning towards recovery, IBISWorld predicts rising interest rates and the absence of cash hand-outs will see consumers saving more than spending this Christmas.
The IGA chain of supermarkets has signed a deal with its principal supplier and owner of the IGA brand Metcash to share the proceeds of growth and major expansion projects.
On Monday night the 2009 National IGA Retailer of the Year Awards were announced in front of more than 1000 retailers and suppliers as part of the annual IGA Expo and Conference.
Australia's largest independent grocery supplier, Metcash, and 1270 IGA supermarkets have pledged to support Australian producers and suppliers in the food chain, while doubling their charitable contributions to local communities.