The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has delayed its decision on the proposed sale of Pick n Pay-owned supermarket chain Franklins to Metcash. The announcement, which was due to be...

Franklins today revealed that its parent company, South African based Pick n Pay, has begun preparations to sell its stores via tender individually, or in groups, in the event that the ACCC blocks its...

The sale of grocery retailer Franklins to local rival Metcash has come under scrutiny from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) which said it has serious concerns about the planned...

South African supermarket group Pick ‘n’ Pay said its Franklins retail business, which it has sold to Metcash Trading, did not achieve “critical mass” in the Australian market.The...

Discount supermarket chain Franklins has been acquired by its former wholesale supplier, Metcash Trading Ltd, in an unsolicited $215 million offer to its current owner, South African chain Pick n Pay. The...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) yesterday announced further agreements with major supermarket retailers to phase out restrictive provisions in supermarket leases in a bid to limit...

Franklins has claimed victory in a bitter contract dispute with grocery wholesaler Metcash, although confusion reigns as the end of a four-year legal battle nears. Supermarket chain Franklins launched...

Franklins Australia, the local unit of South African retailer Pick ‘n Pay, produced a 3.3% increase in turnover in Australian Dollars for the six-months to August 31. The company has managed to turn...

South African based supermarket group Pick ‘n Pay has reported a significant turnaround in the operations at their Australian chain – Franklins. The grocer, which operates over 80 stores throughout...

Australian supermarket chain Franklins has posted its maiden first-half profit since being acquired by prominent South African retailer Pick ‘n Pay back in 2001. Since the takeover the company has...