THE focus on getting rid of plastic shopping bags is shifting to government, with calls for laws to ban them after a Coles backdown. The supermarket is under fire today for reversing a decision to stop...

WHAT’S next in the dynamic war on plastic after McDonalds’ decision to phase out plastic straws? McDonalds announced last week it would start an attempt to phase out plastic straws from all its 970...

SUPERMARKETS continue to treat suppliers unfairly, says a review of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct calling out a lack of good faith on behalf of the retailers to improve poor practices. Former ACCC...

SUPERMARKET shoppers will win on price and may lose on choice as Coles moves to increase its private label penetration to 40 per cent, a plan that threatens to undermine local manufacturers, experts say. Coles...

Coles will remove plastic wrapping from its bananas and other fresh produce as part of a wide-ranging series of commitments to reduce food waste, landfill and plastic packaging over the next four years. Announcing...

Lilydale, the Australian owned and operated free range chicken brand is launching in the freezer aisle of Coles nationwide. The new range which is branded “Baked not Fried” has four products: Lilydale...

Coles supermarket has recalled two of its private label chocolate products due to undeclared allergen. Coles Sugar Free Dark Chocolate 100g and Coles Sugar Free Dark Chocolate with Almond and Cranberry...

Coles has struck a 10-year partnership with French Baker Laurent Boillon who will supply the supermarket with private label artisan-style stone baked sourdough bread. Boillon, who was born in France, trained...

Woolworths has had another win in the supermarket wars, taking an increased share of the total grocery market in the 12 months to December 2017. As measured by Roy Morgan Research, in the 12 months to...

Wesfarmers decision to spinoff Coles into a separate business may just signal the end of supermarket power in Australia. Where once supermarkets spelled out big dollars, the industry is changing and it...