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We assess four ways in which Coles has stepped up its investment in offering its shoppers enhanced value in recent weeks, why this activity will continue and what we can expect from Woolworths and other retailers in the coming months.

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With online grocery set to drive around 50% of net new grocery sales between 2020-22 in Australia and Metcash having launched new online grocery platforms in 2020, we explore when will Aldi launch its own service and what could this look like? Step one: Special Buys and Liquor  Aldi Australia is not a stranger to online retailing. The business previously operated an online liquor service fr...
Coles has released a new climate change position statement, a refreshed sustainability strategy and launched its newest next generation sustainable supermarket at Moonee Ponds, Melbourne. Accelerating its efforts against climate change The new statement showcases Coles' commitment and governance as a leading Australian business to tackle climate change. Alongside this its refresh sustainabi...
Metcash and Ritchies Supermarkets has launched the second SUPA VALU store in Australia in Ballina, New South Wales. New larger format set to impress The new store is a conversion of an existing SUPA IGA and is the second SUPA VALU store to open in Australia, following the Doonside store opening in western Sydney last year. At 3,000 sq m the store is larger than the first one, but has a very...


Around this time last year, many countries globally were busy dealing with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, with shoppers’, therefore, focused less on Easter celebrations. Despite the pandemic’s effects still being felt in many countries, brands and retailers are looking to inspire and excite shoppers this Easter to help create a memorable event.
We look at Ocado's performance, the impact of COVID-19, its strategic priorities, and the implications for manufacturers.
This report covers the latest developments in food-to-go in small stores around the world, taking into account the impact of COVID-19 on innovation. It includes examples from retailers such as 7-Eleven, Sourced Market, Tambo +, Morrisons, FamilyMart, Esso, AlfaMart, Coles, Woolworths, SPAR and Central Retail Group.

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Australia country presentation

This guide to Australia explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

Australia channel forecasts 2020-22

Two year growth forecasts for the grocery market, the leading retailers and modern trade grocery channels in Australia.

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Australia retail outlook 2021

The latest retailer results, our forecasts for how the market will grow over the next few years, plus five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Australia in 2021.


Use our COVID-adjusted forecasts on over 400 retailers in over 180 countries

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