Dematic has announced it has been selected by Primary Connect, the supply chain arm of Australia’s largest supermarket, Woolworths Group, to commision a state-of-the art automated fulfilment system for its new National Distribution Centre in Sydney.
Coles, Woolworths, Metcash, Aldi, and other grocery retailers have been approved by the ACCC to continue cooperating together to ensure supply of food and groceries in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the supermarket giant’s full-year results released today, Coles’ has reported profit growth for the first time in four years. Net profit from continuing operations rose 7.1 per cent to $951 million. Coles credits its performance to pop-up distribution centres, stock replenishment system and advanced data analytics.
Coles has taken another step toward being Australia’s most sustainable supermarket, incorporating Fair Farms Certification into the Coles Ethical Sourcing Program and continuing its transformation strategy. Read more
Coles has announced a new virtual payment method with flybuys that will speed up the online checkout process for customers. Read more
Following a period of unprecedented demand for supermarket items throughout the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, Coles has announced its lifted all purchase limits on grocery products. Read more
Australian chain of supermarkets, IGA, is introducing online deliveries with the launch of its new platform, IGA Shop. Read more
Coles has partnered with a leading data platform to provide suppliers with an unprecedented level of insight into customer needs, utilising data from more than 2,500 stores. Read more
Woolworths Group has invested over $5.9 million in local Indigenous businesses to supply over 300,000 litres of hand sanitiser for its Australian retail store teams and customers during COVID-19.
Demand for online grocery has reached unprecedented heights due to COVID-19 as people everywhere adhere to social distancing directives, with online grocery site visits up 146 per cent from just February to March 2020. Read more