Woolworths bounces back with help from supermarket food

Woolworths is continuing to turn itself around, with supermarket food sales helping out. For the first half of its 2017 financial year, sales growth in the group’s Australian food division increased by 2.8 per cent. The group achieved a net profit after tax (NPAT) of AUD $725.3 million after selling Masters and its petrol...

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American researchers have developed a new innovative way of catching fish without damaging them. Reported by the Nature Communications Journal on 1 February 2017, researchers from...

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