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First look at Brisbane's hottest new retail property redevelopment

The new $13 million refurbishing of the Warner Village shopping centre in Brisbane's northside will house over 40 stores and is expected to be a major draw for Brisbane shoppers

Posted Wed 28/05/2014 12:00:00 / Read More »

Analysing the absentees from Brandz Top 100 most valuable brands

Millward Brown has released the 2014 iteration of its annual Brandz chart, which purports to denote the "100 Most Valuable Global Brands".

Posted Fri 23/05/2014 12:00:00 / Read More »

New app creates the ultimate mix tape for retailers, without the legal hassles

DJ Dean Cherny is the creator of StorePlay, which provides playlists to retailers via their iOS device and it is 100 per cent legal, taking care of paying the royalties on all the music featured on its playlists on behalf of the business.

Posted Mon 14/04/2014 12:00:00 / Read More »

David Jones agrees to $2.15bn takeover bid from South Africa, Myer withdraws

The board of David Jones has endorsed a $2.15 billion takeover offer from South African based retail group Woolworths. In response to the news, Myer has withdrawn its proposed "merger of equals" offer.

Posted Fri 11/04/2014 12:00:00 / Read More »

Round Up: Retailers ride from Sydney to Hobart for a cure; H&M, IGA & Visa news

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.

Posted Wed 26/03/2014 12:00:00 / Read More »

Oxfam demands Target to pay Bangladesh fire victims compensation

Oxfam is calling on Target Australia to pay compensation to the families of the victims and those injured from the Bangladesh factory fire in Gazipur that killed 10 people and injured an estimated 50 others on Tuesday 8 October 2013.

Posted Fri 11/10/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Pleasing start for Woolworths

Woolworth's four key strategic goals, which were laid out 12 months ago, are beginning to pay off with the company off to a good start.

Posted Fri 23/11/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

ACCC blocks Woolworths' hopes for Ballarat

The ongoing difficulty of Woolworths and its joint venture partner Lowe's to establish its Masters big box hardware and appliance warehouses in Australia took another turn when the ACCC confirmed it would oppose its acquisition of a existing competitor in

Posted Fri 05/10/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolworths opens Hoxton Park mega-DC

Woolworths Limited and Mirvac opened a $250 million DC consisting of two huge sheds with the latest technology that the company says will take retail logistics to the next level.

Posted Wed 15/08/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Drive-thru Woolies for groceries

Woolworth has launched the country's first drive-thru supermarket at Woolworths Warringah Mall in Sydney that will allow customers to collect their shopping without leaving their car, free of extra charge.

Posted Thu 09/08/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

eftpos proposal needs revision

Australia's four major banks and Woolworths and Coles will be the only beneficiaries if new regulations of the eftpos payment system are allowed, Tyro Payments warned.

Posted Mon 06/08/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Coles' profits edges above Woolies'

Coles has lifted its total food and liquor sales growth for the full year of 2012 as a result of the increase in customer numbers and increased basket size, beating rival Woolworths.

Posted Thu 26/07/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolworths lifts profits

Woolworths has overcome a series of difficult trading, lifting its total group sales by 4.7 per cent to $56.7 billion for the 2012 financial year.

Posted Mon 23/07/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

The supermarket war continues

Just two days after announcing it was going to slash fruit and vegetable prices as part of its Super Specials campaign, Coles has said it will be making further price cuts to selected products in the same range.

Posted Thu 02/02/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolies shows signs of hope

While it may appear nothing but doom and gloom in the retail sector, Woolworths has posted slightly positive sale results of a 4.7 per cent increase on the previous year.

Posted Wed 20/07/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Zara's green guru visits Australia

Spanish clothing giant Zara has unveiled its new eco-store model at the launch of its latest Australian store in Melbourne.

Posted Mon 27/06/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolworths to Master hardware sector

Woolworths and US chain Lowe's announced it as the brand that will help make their entrance into the $42 billion Australian home improvement sector.

Posted Mon 02/05/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

ACCC gives green light to Woolies

After consulting with competitors, suppliers and customers, the ACCC has pproved Woolworth’s proposed acquisition of The Cellarmasters Group.

Posted Wed 27/04/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolworths' CEO retires

Woolworths’ Michael Luscombe has announced he will be retiring from his position as managing director on 30 September 2011 and will be replaced by Grant O’Brien.

Posted Mon 04/04/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolies denies 'beer war'

Woolworths has denied media reports it is involved in a 'beer war' with the Foster's Group after the beer producer recently refused to deliver stock to several retailers.

Posted Thu 24/03/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Coles to face Senate inquiry

The supermarket giant said in a statement that the committee hearing will "provide greater transparency and understanding of the milk supply chain, and the factors that drive the farm gate for Australian dairy farmers".

Posted Tue 08/03/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Coles out does Woolworths

Coles has seen its food and liquor sales for the second quarter rise 6.7 per cent on the previous corresponding period to $7 billion following Wesfarmers' announcement of its second quarter retail sales results.

Posted Mon 31/01/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

New directors join Woolworths

Chairman James Strong announced the appointment of Jillian Broadbent and Ralph Waters as non-executive directors.

Posted Mon 31/01/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Price war between supermarkets

The war between Australia’s supermarket giants continues after Coles decided to slash its Coles Brand fresh milk prices by 33 per cent.

Posted Thu 27/01/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Plants Plus members' tool for growth

Plants Plus Garden Centres will now have access to an ANZ EFTPOS, which has been tailored to provide maximum flexibility and return on investment.

Posted Tue 18/01/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolworths "way ahead of schedule"

The recent decision by the Victorian Government has helped fast track its hardware store plans.

Posted Mon 22/11/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolworths' hardware stores approved

The stores will be part of the first cluster of 'Project Oxygen' home improvement stores - a joint venture between Woolworths Limited and US retailer Lowe’s.

Posted Fri 29/10/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Coles outdoes Woolworths this quarter

Coles has beaten its supermarket rivalry Woolworths with a 6.2 per cent growth in food and liquor sales of $6 billion in the first quarter.

Posted Mon 25/10/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolies' steady start to the year

Supermarket giant Woolworths has announced a "solid first quarter" with sales up to $13.9 billion from $13.367 billion in the same period of last year.

Posted Fri 22/10/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

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