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Metcash has released half year results for the period ending 31 October 2019, with group revenue including charge-through sales, up 0.5% to AU$7.21bn. Underlying EBIT declined 5.3% to AU$149.7m, mainly attributed to a lower contribution from the food business as a result of the loss of its contract with Drakes on 30 September in South Australia

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Coles has opened its latest iteration of its urban supermarket format 'Coles Local' in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda. Innovative new features set store apart The retailer has pitched the store as its 'most innovative' supermarket yet, with extensive shopper research having been conducted to tailor the offer to the local area. With the typical age of people due to shop at the store betwee...
7-Eleven has decided to not renew its supply contract with Metcash when it runs out in in August 2020. Second major contract loss this financial year Metcash's annual sales from the contract with 7-Eleven amount to approximately AU$800m, mainly in lower margin categories such as tobacco. This latest development follows on from Metcash losing its contract to supply Drakes Supermarkets in So...
Alimentation Couche-Tard has submitted a AU$8.6bn (US$5.8bn) bid to purchase Caltex Australia. Caltex battling profit downturn The Alimentation Couche-Tard offer is subject to board approval and follows another offer that was made in early October and rejected. Caltex has been repurposing its business in Australia due to a significant downturn in profit margins and already plans to look to ...

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04/12/2019
This guide to Australia explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
03/12/2019
Kaufland is building a more relevant offer for shoppers, which differentiates it from rivals, while maintaining control of costs and driving efficiency. The retailer does so by maintaining its price leadership, raising the visibility of its private label range, investing in its stores, developing its sustainability credentials and using its membership in buying groups to maintain margins. We also forecast its sales and network growth following its entry into Australia in Q1 2021.
21/11/2019
We review Coles’ current performance, its growth forecasts for the next five years, plus progress against key strategic objectives.
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