Australian grocery and hardware wholesaler Metcash has notified the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that, from Friday 15 September, it will no longer require the ACCC’s approval...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) today announced it is appealing against the Federal Court’s judgment dismissing the ACCC’s application to prevent grocery and hardware wholesaler...

The Federal Court of Australia today dismissed an application by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) which sought to prevent Australian wholesale distribution and marketing company...

Grocery distributor Metcash reported an increase in net income for 2010, which it attributed to the “steady performance” and “resilience” of its independent retail customers. The...

Pick n Pay CEO Nick Badminton said yesterday he was “disappointed” with the performance of South Africa’s second-largest grocer and warned about continuing difficulties in the trading...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has reportedly abandoned one of the two potential buyers of grocery chain Franklins it nominated in its court bid to block Metcash from buying the retailer. According...

The Australian senate has announced an inquiry into the ongoing price war between the country’s major supermarket chains.The price war, which began around Australia Day (26 January), when Coles dropped...

Metcash has said it “welcomes” the court proceedings launched by the Australian competition watchdog to prevent the company from buying local supermarket chain Franklins.The Australian Competition...

Metcash and Pick n Pay, owner of the Franklins supermarket chain, today announced that they have agreed to extend the cut-off date for the proposed sale of the chain to Metcash. Metcash announced that...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission yesterday announced that it will oppose the sale of supermarket chain Franklins to wholesale giant Metcash, on the grounds that it would create a monopoly...