Woolworths will finally be able to sell what remains of its Masters home improvement chain with Lowe’s forced to sell its share in the business. The US-based Lowe’s hardware entered into a joint-venture...

Woolworths says it is preparing for the rumoured entry of AmazonFresh into Australia in 2017 by already establishing a new division to deal directly with the threat to its customer base. Speaking at Woolworths...

Opinion Piece What a fascinating time to be an observer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods retailing. The speed of strategic evolution is ramping up, and the risks to the investors in the two retail gorillas...

Late last week Woolworths announced the results for its 2016 financial year which included its first loss in 23 years as a public company. Woolworths has however outlined its top five priorities it will...

Independent supermarket wholesale group, Metcash, is expected to finalise its acquisition of Woolworths’ Home Timber and Hardware by the end of this week. One Wednesday 24 August 2016, Metcash requested...

Regular readers of Australian Food News are well aware of Woolworths’ recent travails. From its failed venture into hardware through Masters to other failed management strategies, Woolworths over the...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is inviting comments on a draft undertaking from Metcash which intends to resolve concerns regarding its proposed acquisition of Woolworth’s...

Australia’s largest supermarket group Woolworths has had its credit rating downgraded after the release of financial results yesterday disclosed another drop in sales in the latest quarterly results. The...

The Australian Federal Court last Friday ordered Woolworths to pay AUD$3.057 million for misleading consumers over product safety issues with private label products sold in its supermarkets, Big W and...

Woolworths has made a major announcement confirming its plan to sell or close its failed Masters hardware chain.   By a strange twist of fate, the announcement has come at the same time as its competitor...