Australians spent a massive $14.5 billion on alcohol from liquor retailers across 2016 says the latest data released by Roy Morgan Research. Almost three-quarters of this money went to supermarket-affiliated...

Coles has reported a slowdown in market growth in the first quarter of its 2017 financial year. Coles parent company, Wesfarmers, this week released its first quarter 2017 financial year results showing...

Parent company of Coles supermarkets, Wesfarmers, has announced its 2016 financial year results. For the 12 months ended 30 June 2016, Wesfarmers achieved a net profit of AUD $407 million, a fall of 83...

Wesfarmers’ First Choice Liquor chain has introduced a home delivery service. It is the first major alcohol chain in Australia to do so. First Choice Liquor will offer its delivery service 9am – 9pm,...

Managing Director, John Durkan, has attributed Coles’ ongoing sales growth to the supermarket group’s ‘every day’ low prices strategy. Parent company Wesfarmers, revealed late last week that Coles...

Buderim Ginger is entering the alcohol market with two ginger flavoured drinks. The two beverages mix ginger beer with vodka or spiced rum and will be sold in 250ml aluminium cans. Buderim Ginger was established...

Coles to focus on ‘value and quality’ Australian supermarket group Coles has said Australian consumers have remained ‘value-conscious’, and that the supermarket group will continue its focus on...

Liquor retailers in New South Wales have been lobbying the NSW Government to soften the NSW Government’s soon-to-be-released Responsible Promotion of Alcohol Guidelines. Liquor Stores Association (LSA)...