Woolworths have announced a change of their ‘Homebrand’ range of housebrands to ‘Woolworths Essentials’ a more ‘upmarket’ housebrand. If that is all that is happening,...

Australian grocery, liquor and hardware supplier Metcash has reported growth in sales for the July-October 2012 quarter, in spite of continued price deflation and aggressive marketing campaigns by the...

Restructuring costs have led to a 63% drop in full-year profit for grocery wholesaler and retailer Metcash. However, Metcash’s sales reportedly rose in the year to April 30, 2012, and underlying profit...

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s chairman Rod Sims has announced that the ACCC will not appeal the Full Federal Court’s decision to allow Metcash’s acquisition of the Franklins...

Australian national grocery wholesaler, Metcash, has reported a 14.3 per cent decline in profit to A$94.4 million for the six months to 31 October 2011. Metcash’s executive Andrew Reitzer said that challenging...

The Full Federal Court has upheld a primary Federal Court judgment which allows Metcash to acquire shares in the Franklins chain of supermarkets, from Pick n Pay Retailers. The Australian Competition and...

Wholesale giant Metcash today announced it is in the final stages of selling its newly acquired Franklins supermarket chain to Australian IGA Supermarkets. Metcash Chief Executive Officer Mr Andrew Reitzer...

Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing has recalled a batch of its So Good Rice Milk product nationwide as a precautionary health measure following concerns over the undeclared presence of soy. The product...

Wholesale giant Metcash is free to complete its acquisition of Australian supermarket chain Franklins after the Federal Court refused an application by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has applied to the Federal Court for an interim injunction restraining Metcash’s proposed acquisition of the Franklins supermarket chain. The...