Financial squeeze getting tougher for food and grocery suppliers, AFGC A detailed financial health report on Australia’s $111 billion food and grocery sector has found suppliers being squeezed between...

Coles plans to grow its 'local' offering and online shopping Wesfarmers has revealed its strategy for growth for the coming financial year at an investor briefing today. The strategy includes revelation...

ACCC takes action against Coles for alleged unconscionable conduct The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against Coles Supermarkets...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is investigating the relationships between Australia’s major supermarkets and suppliers. What have they been investigating? What are potential...

Australian supermarket group Woolworths is continuing its push to be seen as a supporter of Australian farmers and suppliers, as it considers a new branding strategy called ‘Woolworths Local’. The...

Australian supermarket giant Coles has awarded a new national contract for its own brand pickled onions to food manufacturer Spring Gully Foods Pty Ltd (Spring Gully) just a few days after the South Australian...

Supermarket giant Coles has surprised its rival Woolworths by secretly buying one of Woolworths’ most profitable Sydney stores. Woolworths confirmed that Coles recently bought its store in Neutral Bay,...

Supermarket giant Woolworths is facing heated criticism from its suppliers after a recent newspaper report revealed the existence of a dossier produced by the Company. The dossier reportedly claims that...

The ACCC has launched an investigation into Coles and Woolworths over possible misuse of their market power and indications of “unconscionable conduct” in relation to deals with their suppliers. While...

Coles merchandise director John Durkan has assured Australian suppliers that they will benefit from the latest round of price cuts on everyday Coles products – in spite of mounting criticism by producers...