Articles with tag woolworths-hardware-stores


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 »

Bunnings invests $385M in 12 stores

Bunnings managing director John Gilliam has denied that the investment has anything to do with the entry of Woolworths into the hardware market.

Posted Wed 16/03/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolworths dobs on Bunnings

Woolworths has confirmed with Retailbiz that it has lodged a complaint with the ACCC over the behaviour of Wesfarmer's hardware retailer Bunnings.

Posted Tue 25/01/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

A battle of the big box retailers

IbisWorld predicts that there’ll be more than 300 retail superstores in Australia by 2015, generating $24 billion a year.

Posted Wed 12/01/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolies grows hardware portfolio

Woolworths-owned hardware group Danks has acquired two hardware businesses – Magnet Mart and Flatman's Timber & Hardware.

Posted Fri 17/12/2010 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 »

Hunter to get first Woolworths hardware store

The $13 million development for the corner of Anambah Road and Mustang Drive, is expected to create between 130 and 150 jobs once complete.

Posted Mon 18/10/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolies denied Geelong site

The Victorian Planning Minister Justin Madden has rejected the supermarket giant's permit application and rezoning request in Geelong.

Posted Thu 09/09/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolworths' hardware stores on track

Woolworths says it's on track to securing 150 sites within the next five years as part of its plan to enter the $24 billion plus hardware retail sector.

Posted Mon 30/08/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

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